Expressive Writing Enhances Resilience

DIBS, Humanities Health Lab co-sponsor COVID-19 writing workshops

Friday, May 15, 2020
Picture of Cuquis Robledo
Robledo, in headphones, manages a virtual expressive writing session

Duke Health Humanities Lab Manager Cuquis Robledo writes about the recent workshop, "Expressive Writing for COVID-19," co-sponsored by DIBS. The five-week series, led by John Evans, EdD, Duke Integrative Medicine. Evans is a writing clinician and integrative health coach who works with groups, individuals, and health care professionals, teaching them how to use writing for better physical, emotional, and spiritual health. The series builds on "Expressive Writing for Chronic Illness," another HHL/DIBS collaboration led earlier this year by Sneha Mantri, MD, a neurologist and DIBS Faculty Network Member.