“Creativity is great medicine for all, both the creator and the one who experiences it. It prevents disease and promotes wellness. It is not indulgence, it is fundamental to medical practice.” —Patch Adams, M.D., as quoted in Illness and the Art of Creative Self-Expression by John Graham-Pole (Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 2000)
Words are essential in....
"... the process of facilitating personal development or problem resolution..."
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adapted from: McMillen, Paula S. (2005). The Bibliotherapy Education Project: A collaborative teaching effort goes to the Web
OR a tale for travelers. Behavioral and Social Sciences Librarian, 23(2), 85-96.