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.)