Writing is a powerful medium for making sense of traumatic, stressful, or emotional events to improve physical and psychological health. AS A way to manage overwhelming emotions, journaling is a helpful medium for managing anxiety, reducing stress and coping with depression. It is also a powerful way to transmute negative thoughts and behaviors into calm, positive self-talk, elevated mood and new creative thinking for coping with challenges. Among the many benefits of journaling, writing promotes and enhances the creative self. Applying an evidence-based approach, you will learn how to use journaling with clients that has immediate and long-term benefits.