The art of a book therapist, or bibliotherapist, is listening to clients’ stories and then choosing books, from fiction to non-fiction and poetry, that will resonate with them. Photo: GettyImages
The art of a book therapist, or bibliotherapist, is listening to clients’ stories and then choosing books, from fiction to non-fiction and poetry, that will resonate with them. Photo: GettyImages

How book therapy can help you with emotional problems and life changes, and the two bibliotherapists currently self-medicating

  • Book therapy, or bibliotherapy, brought Germaine Leece and Sonya Tsakalakis together and now they use their love of reading to help others
  • With this form of therapy you read for emotional expression and release, not for intellectual understanding or to dissect a text

The art of a book therapist, or bibliotherapist, is listening to clients’ stories and then choosing books, from fiction to non-fiction and poetry, that will resonate with them. Photo: GettyImages
The art of a book therapist, or bibliotherapist, is listening to clients’ stories and then choosing books, from fiction to non-fiction and poetry, that will resonate with them. Photo: GettyImages
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