Biblio/Poetry Therapy A Handbook

ISBN-10: 0878394109

ISBN-13: 9780878394104

Edition: 2010

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Biblio/Poetry Therapy - The Interactive Process: A Handbook was first published in 1986. Now in its third printing, this is a classic text for those studying bibliotherapy:  the use of literature in all its forms to promote mental health. The Hynes and Hynes-Berry four-stage bibliotherapy model is used by therapists, clinicians, educators, poets, and spiritual directors around the world.
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List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: North Star Press of Saint Cloud Inc
Publication date: 8/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 290
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Introduction to third edition
Introduction: A Reader's Guide
Use of the Handbook
Materials for Training and Practice
Supplementary Materials
Basic Understandings
Interactive Bibliotherapy: A Definition
Schools of Thought About Bibliotherapy
Comprehensive Features of Bibliotherapy
Definition of Bibliotherapy
Listening in Bibliotherapy
The Goals of Bibliotherapy
Improving the Capacity to Respond
Increasing Self-Understanding
Clarifying Personal Relationships
Enlarging Reality Orientation
Using the Goals
The Bibliotherapeutic Process
The Bibliotherapeutic Process Versus Education and Therapy
Literature as a Catalyst in the Bibliotherapeutic Process
Step One: Recognition
Step Two: Examination
Step Three: Juxtaposition
Step Four: Application to Self
Bibliotherapy as a Process
Effectiveness of the Bibliotherapeutic Process
Importance of Strengths in the Bibliotherapeutic Process
Literature: The Tool of Bibliotherapy
Criteria for Choosing Bibliotherapeutic Materials
Thematic Considerations
Stylistic Dimensions
Applying the Criteria
Gauging the Potential of Bibliotherapeutic Materials
Strategic Choice of Bibliotherapeutic Materials
Responsibility for Choice of Bibliotherapeutic Materials
Influence of Participants' Life Circumstances on Choice of Bibliotherapeutic Materials
Strategies Pertaining to Genre and Media
Resources and the Management of Bibliotherapeutic Materials
Sources for Bibliotherapeutic Materials
Managing Bibliotherapeutic Materials
The Bibliotherapist
Personal Traits of the Bibliotherapist
Personal Characteristics
The Bibliotherapist's Responsibilities
General Procedural Decisions
Selection and Screening: Clinical Bibliotherapy
Recruitment and Screening: Developmental Bibliotherapy
Logistical Responsibilities
Social Boundaries
Therapeutic Boundaries
Strategies for Facilitating a Bibliotherapy Session
Basic Model for Introducing Materials Chosen by the Bibliotherapist
Modified Model for Use of Audiovisual Material
Modified Model for Use of Warm-ups and Complementary Material
Selections Made by Participants
Selections Made Outside the Group
Interventions in the Dialogue
Overview of Strategic Considerations
Facilitating Creative Writing
Creative Writing and the Bibliotherapeutic Process
Major Forms of Creative Writing
The Participant
Assessing the Role of the Participant
Task-Supportive Functions
Nonproductive Roles in the Dialogue
Assessing the Participant's Responses
Personality Strengths and Divergencies
Dynamics of the Group in Bibliotherapy
Bibliotherapy as a Group Process
Dynamics Characteristic of Stages in a Group
Biblio/Poetry Therapy Session Planning Resources
Hynes & Hynes-Berry Literature Review and Facilitation Plan
Sample Hynes and Hynes-Berry Four-Stage Biblio/Poetry Therapy Model Application for Group Film Discussions
Professional Organizations and Journals
The National Association for Poetry Therapy
The National Federation for Biblio/Poetry Therapy
The National Coalition of Arts Therapies Associations
The Journal of Poetry Therapy: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Practice, Theory, Research, and Education
The Arts in Psychotherapy
A Tribute to Arleen Hynes, O.S.B. (1916-2006)
Being Anointed by Arleen Hynes: A Tribute by Peggy Osna Heller
Arleen Hynes: Living as God's Poetry A Tribute by Elizabeth McCloskey
Poetry: An Avenue into the Spirit by Arleen McCarty Hynes Journal of Poetry Therapy (1990), Vol. 4, No. 2
Blessed and Delighted: An Interview with Arleen Hynes, Poetry Therapy Pioneer by Charles Rossiter Journal of Poetry Therapy (1994), Vol. 17, No. 4
In Memoriam Sister Arleen McCarty Hynes [May 13,1916-September 5,2006] by Geri Giebel Chavis Journal of Poetry Therapy (2006), Vol. 20, No. 1
Updated Bibliography of Professional Literature and Resources
Bibliography of Professional Literature
Bibliotheraputic Materials Cited
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