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"I enthusiastically endorse the use of the Intensive
Journal® method in wellness, healing and disease prevention programs.
This process has been an important part of my intellectual and spiritual
development for more than 20 years. I am particularly impressed that it
gives individuals a vehicle with which they can explore their social,
vocational, emotional and physical development."
B.W. Ruffner, M.D.
Chairman, UT Physicians
"I discovered the rewards of writing as a means of making
sense of life. The Intensive Journal® Workshop...was a
MAMM: Women, Cancer and Community
"Twice I have gone through surgery and radiation for breast cancer. Using
the Intensive Journal® method brought me courage and comfort
throughout the treatment. Instead of just feeling fear, anger and despair, I
was able to continue functioning in spite of conflicting feelings. The power
of the Journal FeedbackTM
process is so helpful...The
Intensive Journal® method continues to be one of my primary spiritual
"This excellent method can help you to develop
self-esteem and self-understanding, take control of your life, reduce stress,
get in touch with your body and so much more."
Bernie Siegel, M.D.
Physician, Author &
Founder of Exceptional Cancer Patients
"For two years, I shared Tom's journey as he lived with, and died of,
cancer. When I first faced his diagnosis, I was not sure I would make it
through the coming months. I lived often on the verge of tears. The work I
did in the Intensive Journal® method helped me to reach a deeper
consciousness and to find hidden courage. I was able to help find peaceful
goodbyes with his family and to help all of them love each other through the
"The method helped me deal more effectively with the
seriousness of a life-threatening illness and any emerging difficult issues and
emotions....I was able to see connections between different aspects of my
life...I see the quality and comprehensiveness of the method, the depth and
grasp Dr. Progoff had of the human condition, and the impressive way he put
together a structure that preserves necessary internal discipline and enhances
the possibilities for growth essential for human health."
"I have used this process for eight years and found it
helpful, both in times of stress, such as loss or illness and in times of
calm where my focus is on personal growth. It aided me in dealing
effectively with health challenges...It is truly a tool for all seasons."
E. Jane Martin, PhD, RN, CS, CRNP, HNC, FAAN
West Virginia University
Dean and Professor, School of Nursing
"...your healing must involve emotional or spiritual
components as well as the physical. I would highly recommend Intensive
Journal workshops to anyone interested in embarking on or continuing an
Kitty Gurkin Rosati, M.S., R.D.
Nutrition Director, Duke Univ. Rice Diet Program
Author of "Heal Your Heart"