The project also plans to reconstruct book collections and offer bibliotherapy
, socio-psychological support and stress relief via unique reading-related activities.
The article, " Treating Nighttime Fears in Young Children with Bibliotherapy
," points out that nighttime fears can create major bedtime problems.
Similar to the way in which Bibliotherapy
has been used to assist the personal developmental and therapeutic needs of clients (Marrs, 1995), the emergence of social media offers an endless supply of advocacy narratives (Haller, 2010).
Irfon wants the money he raised to pay for a special counselling room at Ysbyty Gwynedd with a bibliotherapy
section offering books and guidance for people on how to look after their own mental health; pay for wigs for anybody who have lost their hair because of chemotherapy and to pay for complimentary therapy for patients.
AN International Bibliotherapy
Conference hosted by Kirklees Council attracted a group of library specialists from Sweden.
The Gift of the Ladybug" is a masterful example of bibliotherapy
, beautifully presented.
Controlled trials have demonstrated the benefit of bibliotherapy
for such mental health concerns as depression (Cuijpers, 1997; Scogin, Jamison, & Gochneaur, 1989); alcohol problems (Apodaca & Miller, 2003); anxiety (Bower, Richards, & Lovell, 2001); and sexual dysfunction (Marrs, 1995).
The treatment group manual (entitled "Discovering God") was designed to help individuals within the Christian tradition to experience God in a manner more congruent with their cognitive understanding and included psychoeducational, dynamic-interpersonal, cognitive interventions, bibliotherapy
, and art/music interventions (also used in a pilot study by Thomas et al.
In this light-hearted guide for bibliophiles, art teacher Berthoud and writing teacher Elderkin, who together run a bibliotherapy
service in London, recommend contemporary and classic novels to counteract a host of physical, emotional, and mental ailments, from hemorrhoids to cancer, and from vanity to 21st century malaise.
11th Part 11 - special classes with students with disabilities - bibliotherapy
Previous research has investigated the use of bibliotherapy
to address preservice teacher mathematics anxiety (Wilson & Thornton, 2008; Wilson, 2009).
The curative power of the written word is at the heart of bibliotherapy
, but can books really help us get better?