Lynda Monk, MSW, RSW, CPCC
Lynda is the Director of the International Association for Journal Writing, fondly known as the IAJW. Lynda is a long-time journal writer, a Registered Social Worker, a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach and an expert in writing for wellness and personal growth. She regularly writes, speaks, and teaches about the healing power of expressive writing and storytelling.
She has authored many articles, courses, coaching programs and resources on the healing and transformational power of journaling, including Life Source Writing: A Reflective Journaling Practice for Self-Discovery, Self-Care, Wellness and Creativity, as well as co-authored a book called Writing Alone Together: Journaling in a Circle of Women for Creativity, Compassion and Connection. She co-edited, along with Eric Maisel, a NEW book entitled The Transformational Power of Journaling for Coaches, Therapists and Clients: A Complete Guide to the Benefits of Personal Writing (Routledge, 2021).
Lynda loves facilitating our monthly IAJW Member Writing Circles and Telechats. Experience her signature Transformational Writing for Wellness Salon, a six week group coaching program that guides you into the art and heart of writing for wellness and personal growth in a fully supported way.
Her dream is to lead and grow, along with others, the IAJW.org into the largest learning, inspiration and membership community for journal writers worldwide. She believes we can live well with journaling. Journal writing makes a difference!