Gillie Bolton

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The Therapeutic Potential of Creative Writing

Writing Myself

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Suitable both for health-care professionals who wish to implement therapeutic writing with their patients, and for those wishing to start writing creatively in order to help themselves, The Therapeutic Potential of Creative Writing provides practical, well tried and tested suggestions for beginning to write and for developing writing further.

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Writing Routes

A Resource Handbook of Therapeutic Writing

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Writing Routes is an essential roadmap for anybody setting out on the journey of self-discovery through words. Seventy contributors from a variety of different backgrounds and circumstances explain how they came to write a particular piece and why, how they found ways of transforming their experience into writing, and how it was beneficial to them.

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The Therapeutic Potential of Creative Writing

Writing Myself

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Suitable both for health-care professionals who wish to implement therapeutic writing with their patients, and for those wishing to start writing creatively in order to help themselves, The Therapeutic Potential of Creative Writing provides practical, well tried and tested suggestions for beginning to write and for developing writing further.

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Dying, Bereavement and the Healing Arts

Edited by Gillie Bolton
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book describes a range of successful programmes pioneered by artists, writers, nurses, musicians, therapists, social workers, and chaplains in palliative care settings. These range from simple painting and writing activities to organized communal activities like writing and performing a play.

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Trauma, the Body and Transformation

A Narrative Inquiry

Edited by Kim Etherington
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Trauma suffered during childhood can affect not only a person's emotional and mental health, but also their physical health, even into adulthood. This unique book fills a gap in research in this area, providing personal and theoretical perspectives on trauma and recovery.

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Journeys into Palliative Care

Roots and Reflections

Edited by Christina Mason
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book presents a variety of experience-based perspectives on working in palliative care. Emphasising the use of self and the importance of reflective practice in professional work, the book will be of relevance to professionals in medical and social care who want to gain a deeper understanding of their work and of the motivation underlying it.

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Writing Works

A Resource Handbook for Therapeutic Writing Workshops and Activities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Writing Works is a guide for writers or therapists working with groups or individuals and is full of practical advice on everything from the equipment needed to run a session to ideas for themes, all backed up by the theory that underpins the methods explained. Practitioners contribute detailed accounts of organizing writing workshops for clients.

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The Writer's Key

Introducing Creative Solutions for Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The Writer's Key introduces creative writing as a tool for self-reflection and personal and professional development. It provides strategies and inspiration for getting started, continuing despite hesitations and for getting the most out of writing, and includes success stories from personal and professional writers.

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Writing in Bereavement

A Creative Handbook

By Jane Moss; Series edited by Gillie Bolton
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical creative handbook provides imaginative writing exercises for counsellors, volunteers and others working with the bereaved, and offers advice on how to plan and run effective group workshops and individual sessions. Through writing, clients are helped to communicate their experiences of grief and adjust to life after their loss.

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Write Yourself

Creative Writing and Personal Development

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Write Yourself is the ideal introduction to how to facilitate groups and individuals in finding inspiration for their creative personal writing voices. This book explains how and why writing is such an illuminative and cathartic process, and provides many practical exercises that encourage the exploration of emotions, memories and experiences.

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