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Bibliotherapy is an expressive therapy that uses an individual's relationship to the content of books and poetry and other written words as therapy. Bibliotherapy is often combined with writing therapy. The basic concept behind bibliotherapy is that reading and writing are healing experiences.
Suggested Reading List:
Author: John Bradshaw Titles: 1. "Healing the Shame That Binds You" 2. "On the Family"
Author: Charles Whitfield Titles: 1. "Healing the Child Within" 2. "Codependency, Healing the Human Condition" 3. "Boundaries: Honoring, Knowing and Protecting the Self"
Author: Melodie Beattie Titles: 1. "Codependent No More" 2. "Beyond Codependency" 3. "The Language of Letting Go"
Author: Rick Hawkes Title: 1. "Hold on to Hope"
Author: Colleen Harrison Title: 1. "He Did Deliver Me From Bondage"
Author: Unknown, Alanon Literature Title: 1. "Courage to Change"
Author: Tad Callister Title: 1. "The Infinite Atonement"
Author: Edited by Anne L. Horton, B. Kent Harrison and Barry L. Johnson Title: 1. "Confronting Abuse" (This title is unfortunately out of print. Check your local library or Amazon.com for used copies.)
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