About the Authors:
This blog article is inspired and informed by Nicolle’s chapter entitled Journaling with Children in The Great Book of Journaling.
Nicolle Nattrass is a Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC II), playwright (PGC), professional actress (CAEA), and workshop facilitator. After twenty years as a professional actor, followed by years of frontline work as an addiction counselor, she developed four courses in Creative Journaling for Self-Care that uses a therapeutic and creative approach for clients, journal-keepers, and helping professionals. Her first book, Just the Two of Us: A Soft Place for Tender Hearts to Land, has been published by The Zebra Ink (Sept. 2020). She is a proud contributing author to the book Transformational Journaling for Coaches & Clients: The Complete Guide to the Benefits of Personal Writing, co-edited by Lynda Monk and Eric Maisel. For links to her courses and to purchase her book, visit www. nicollenattrass.com and the IAJW shop.
Eric Maisel collected this blog post series and is the author of over fifty books. He writes the “Rethinking Mental Health” blog for Psychology Today (with 2.5 million views), blogs for Thrive Global, Fine Art America, and The Good Men Project, and has recently developed a contemporary philosophy of life called kirism, which he introduced in Lighting the Way.