Lynda Monk, MSW, RSW, CPCC is the Director of the International Association for Journal Writing. As a Registered Social Worker and Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, Lynda has a passion for and specialty in therapeutic journaling for self-care, burnout prevention, wellness and creative self-expression. Lynda regularly teaches and speaks on the healing and transformational power of journaling, story and life writing.
She is the co-editor of Transformational Journaling for Coaches, Counsellors and Clients: A Complete Guide to the Benefits of Personal Writing (2021) and The Great Book of Journaling (2022). She is co-author of Writing Alone Together: Journalling in a Circle of Women for Creativity, Compassion and Connection, as well as a contributing author of the international bestseller Inspiration for a Woman’s Soul: Choosing Happiness. She is author of Life Source Writing: A Reflective Journaling Practice for Self-Discovery, Self-Care, Wellness and Creativity and producer of the Creative Wellness Guided Meditations. Lynda lives with her family on Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada.