Circular Graphics of Heroic Journeys Through Healing

The patient’s journey, combining the inner and outer journeys depicted by Chris Vogler and Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey
From: http://www.incrediblemarketing.com/how-to-create-patient-testimonials-using-storytelling

The hero’s journey through cancer treatment

The hero’s journey through bariatric surgery

The hero’s journey through a nose job


The healing journey depicted with U-shaped Hero Journey graphic.
From: https://heroinejourneys.com/healing-journey/
“The Healing Journey contains aspects from both The Hero’s Journey and a Heroine’s Journey, and may also be useful for characters going through grief or (acceptance of) mental health issues. Via: The Heroine Journeys Project, Pictorial drawing of healing journey from Buddhist Library website.”


The hero’s journey through the stages of grief, with winding linear Hero Journey graphic
From: http://www.scriptmag.com/features/five-stages-of-grief-character


The hero’s journey through grief and transformation
From: https://runningfather.wordpress.com/2013/03/27/transpersonal-tidbits-the-heros-journey-summary-of-the-steps/


The hero’s journey through grief, with linear but winding Hero Journey graphic
From: http://chandramaanderson.com/grief/soulcollage/

Check out other powerful hero resources at TheHeroPlace, including Hero Wisdom (such as that of script-writing coach Skip Press) and Hero Organizations (such as the Gallery of Heroes) as well as other Hero Tools (such as StoryCraft Hero-Story Writing Software). Also, search or submit to hero databases (such as hero-story databases) from around the Internet in the Your Heroes section of TheHeroPlace.

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The Hero’s Journey as a Narrative Model for the Treatment of PTSD

https://medium.com/@flowlab1/the-heros-journey-a-narrative-model-for-the-treatment-of-ptsd-f3d4de994257
“The Hero’s Journey: A Narrative Model For the Treatment of PTSD”
by Jamaal Fort, specialist in PTSD, Human Performance, Smoke Ending, etc.

“In my own work in human performance, I have been developing a program that helps veterans get the training they need to become adjunct counselors, therapists, and trainers to the many mental health professionals currently working with veterans. The program satisfies their desire to be of service to their fellow veterans while allowing them to heal throughout the process. Completing the cycle means turning warriors into healers. Armed now with a new identity, these brave men and women can play an active role in their healing.”

Click here to access the full article.

Check out other powerful hero resources at TheHeroPlace, including Hero Tools (such as StoryCraft Hero-Story Writing Software) and Hero Organizations (such as the Gallery of Heroes) as well as other Hero Wisdom (such as that of script-writing coach Skip Press). Also, search or submit to hero databases (such as hero-story databases) from around the Internet in the Your Heroes section of TheHeroPlace.

Help us maintain, improve, and expand this and other posts in TheHeroPlace.  Contact us today to add to our unique resource for “All Things Hero!”