Writing Cures: An Introductory Handbook of Writing in Counselling and Therapy

Editor : Gillie Bolton, Editor : Colin Lago, Editor : Stephanie Howlett, Editor : Jeannie K. Wright

Writing Cures: An Introductory Handbook of Writing in Counselling and Therapy

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Writing Cures demonstrates the power of expressive and reflective writing in the context of therapy, whether online or text-based, enabling counsellors and psychotherapists to undertake writing methods with clients.

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Foreword by:
Ian McMillan

Writing Cures demonstrates the power of expressive and reflective writing in the context of therapy, whether online or text-based, enabling the practitioner to undertake writing methods with clients. It introduces the reader to therapeutic writing in a range of settings and contexts, and from a range of approaches. Chapters from an impressive list of contributors include:

* 'Ethical and Practical Dimensions of Online Writing Cures' by Stephen Goss and Kate Anthony
* 'Writing by Patients and Therapists in Cognitive and Analytic Therapy' by Anthony Ryle
* 'Reflective and Therapeutic Writing in Counsellor Training' by Colin Feltham and Jacquie Daniels.

Illustrated throughout by clinical experience Writing Cures will be of benefit to all counsellors and psychotherapists.

Contents:
McMillan, Foreword. Part 1: Theory and Research. J. Wright, The Passion of Science, the Precision of Poetry: Therapeutic Writing, a Review of the Literature. G. Lowe, Cognitive Psychology and the Biomedical Foundations of Writing Therapy. J. Speedy, The Contribution of Narrative Ideas and Practices in Therapy. C. Hunt, Reading Ourselves: Imagining the Reader in the Writing Process. D. Steinberg, From Archetype to Impressions: The Magic of Words. Part 2: Writing in Therapy. A. Ryle, Writing by Patients and Therapists in Cognitive Analytic Therapy. K. Thompson, Journal Writing as a Therapeutic Tool. S. Howlett, Writing the Link between Body and Mind: The Use of Writing in Clients with Chronic Stress-related Medical Disorders. C. Lago, 'When I Write I Can Think': Personal Uses of Writing by International Students. G. Volton, J. Latham, 'Every Poem Breaks a Silence that Had to be Overcome': The Therapeutic Role of Poetry Writing. C. Williamson, Writing as a Therapy for People in Recovery from Addiction. Part 3: Writing Online. K. Anthony, Therapy Online: The Therapeutic Relationship in Typed Text. J. Wright, 'She Put Down in Writing What Was in Her Mind': Developing Online, Text-based Counselling in the Workplace. L. Griffiths, Electronic Text Based Communication: Assumptions and Illusions Created by the Transference Phenomena. S. Howlett, R. Langdon, Message to Jo: The Samaritans Experience of E-mail Befriending. S. Goss, K. Anthony, Ethical and Practical Dimensions of Online Writing Cures. Part 4: Reflective Practice. C. Feltham, J. Daniels, Reflective and Therapeutic Writing in Counsellor Training. A. Ryle, The Uses of Writing in the Supervision of Cognitive Analytic Therapy. G. Bolton, H. Allan, H. Drucquer, Black and Blue: Writing for Reflective Practice. J. Hilsdon, After the Session: 'Freewriting' in Response. L. Heller, Writing in a Reflective Practice Group for Staff Working with People with Dementia.

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