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The Birren Center is dedicated to enriching the lives of adults through writing, sharing, and preserving their life stories and life experiences. The program provides opportunities for education, training, research and dissemination of information to professionals and others engaged in the fields of life review, life story writing, and aging.

The Birren Autobiographical Studies Program brings together people from diverse backgrounds. It is committed to research and enriching lives through writing and sharing the Guided Autobiography experience with others.


The next Instructor Training program beginning January 21, 2015 is now full. Check back soon for the next class offering.

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New book by Cheryl Svensson, Ph.D and Richard Campbell, M.Ed available soon!

Writing Your Legacy: The Step-by-Step Guide to Crafting Your LifeStory, will be available on May 27, 2015. Preorder your copy on Amazon now!