Part I: Maps Chapter 1: Preparing for the journey Chapter 2: Why take the journey? Chapter 3: Preparing for the adventure Chapter 4: Starting out: how to write reflectively Chapter 5: Writing to identify prejudice Part II: Navigation Chapter 6: With company or travelling alone? Chapter 7: Writing the past: autobiographical memories Chapter 8: Here and now: writing the present Part III: Signposts Chapter 9: Looking back to look forward: writing the future Chapter 10: Getting stuck: how to deal with blocks, overcoming obstacles and general difficulties Chapter 11: Supervision, reflexive and reflective writing Chapter 12: Assessment: signposts for assessing personal development writing
Jeannie Wright PhD is Visiting Professor at the University of Malta. She has been involved in counsellor education for over thirty years and has been writing what she couldn't say for more years than that. She has developed practice-based research in counselling and writing for therapeutic purposes in seven different universities in the UK,Europe, the South Pacific and most recently at the University of Malta. She was Associate Professor in Counselling at Massey University in Aotearoa New Zealand while writing the first edition of this book. The second edition is more Maltese in flavour.