Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes: Journaling for Health
BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Health Care's (SVHC) Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson welcomes Lynda Monk, RSW, at noon on Jan. 19.
Monk is a registered social worker, an expert in journaling for health and director of the International Association for Journal Writing.
The show is produced with cooperation from Catamount Access Television (CAT-TV). Viewers can see Medical Matters Weekly on facebook.com/svmedicalcenter
. The show is also available to view or download a podcast on www.svhealthcare.org/medicalmatters.
In addition to her work with the International Association for Journal Writing, Lynda is co-editor of "Transformational Journaling for Coaches, Therapists, and Clients: A Complete Guide to the Benefits of Personal Writing" (Routledge, June 2021) and the forthcoming book "The Great Book of Journaling" (Mango, June 2022).
Monk has worked specifically with cancer patients who can use journaling for comfort and self-care and with health care workers managing the symptoms of burnout. Monk regularly teaches, writes, and speaks on the healing and transformational power of journaling and expressive writing. She lives with her family on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada.
After the program, the video will be available on area public access television stations. On CAT-TV, viewers will find the show on channel 1075 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 1:30 p.m. Monday, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 a.m. Friday, and 7 p.m. Saturday. GNAT-TV's Comcast channel 1074 airs the program at 8 a.m. Monday, 9 p.m. Wednesday, and 1 p.m. Saturday.
Medical Matters Weekly is an interactive, multiplatform, guest-driven, medical-themed talk show hosted by Dr. Trey Dobson. It provides a behind-the-scenes perspective on health care and the interesting personalities that drive positive change within the industry and its surrounding professions. Topics include behavioral health, food insecurity, equitable care, and the opioid crisis. The show is produced in partnership with Catamount Access Television (CAT-TV) and is broadcast on CAT-TV, Greater Northshire Access Television, Facebook Live, YouTube, and podcast platforms.
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