Poetry, therapy and emotional life. (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Poetry, therapy and emotional life.

Poetry, therapy and emotional life.

Author: Diana Hedges
Publisher: Abingdon : Radcliffe, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book

Explores the thoughts of poets, therapists and counsellors in relation to the human condition with a component on how poetry can be used in therapeutic work. Concentrating on the theories of Freud,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Hedges
ISBN: 9781857758603 1857758609
OCLC Number: 1154074580
Description: 157p. : vi.
Contents: Transitions in life - early stages; Transitions - later stages; Spirituality, nature and religion; Attachment and loss; Loss and regeneration; Journeys; Poetry in individual counselling and therapy; Running creative writing groups; Poetry in healthcare settings; Using poetry with young people: survive and shine; The art of memory: poetry and elderly people; Poetry in counselling training.


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"'I specifically attempt to explore the strong inter-relatedness between poetry and psychological ideas. It is a powerful medium in which to express complex feelings and ideas. Counselling and Read more...

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