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

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.
“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

The hero’s journey through grief and transformation

The hero’s journey through grief, with linear but winding Hero Journey graphic

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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