John F. Evans is a writing clinician and integrative-health coach who has taught journaling and writing for self-development for more than 30 years. He works with groups, individuals, and health-care professionals, teaching them how to use writing to achieve better physical, emotional, and spiritual health.
The founder and executive director of Wellness & Writing Connections, Evans provides institutional life-course guidance programs, and at Duke Integrative Medicine he has taught courses on legacy writing, how to transform your health through writing, and classes that teach integrative-health coaches how to use writing as a tool in their practices.
He is the author of five books, including Wellness & Writing Connections: Writing for Better Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Health and Expressive Writing: Words that Heal (coauthored with James Pennebaker). He has a doctorate in literature and writing pedagogy studies from North Carolina State University and has been a scholar-in-residence and post-doctoral fellow in expository writing at New York University. Evans blogs monthly for Psychology Today and has a private practice in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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