is a word play that describes the possibility of expressing your unpleasant thoughts and feelings. The name was created by combining the words expression and depression. It is a space for safe expression of one’s own doubts or sadness. It is also a reference to the method of expressive writing developed by the American social psychologist James Pennebaker. You can read the instruction below and try the method yourself.

Expressive Writing

Instruction: I would like for you to write for the next 20 minutes about your very deepest thoughts and feeling about an extremely important emotional issue that has affected you and your life. In your writing, I would like you to really let go and explore your very deepest emotions and thoughts. You might tie your topic to your relationships with others, including parents, lovers, friends, or relatives; to your past, your present, or your future; or to who you have been, who you would like to be, or who you are now. Don’t worry about spelling, sentence structure, or grammar. The only rule is that once you begin writing, continue to do so until your time is up.

Do you feel good in an online environment? Are you searching for a therapist or a way of relief? You can click the continue button and try the method online. After you finish writing, the text will be sent to your email where you can reread it. Do you like this idea? Do you think it might help you in your healing process? If you feel like you want to engage in therapy or you just want to discuss your situation in a private session, feel free to contact me with your inquiry as a reply to the received email or book a session.

Emails without clear purpose or outside of this service boundaries are perceived as not solicited texts, treated as personal according to GDPR and are not being read. This method is for therapy purposes only and if forwarded can only be attended during business hours. If you find yourself in an overwhelming situation or you fear something might harm your life, you can reach out for help on crisis lines respective to your country, in Iceland it is Red Cross emergency line 1717, the crisis online chat or the common emergency number 112.