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ERIC Number: ED083610
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 220
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Poetry the Healer.
Leedy, Jack J., Ed.
Poetry therapy is becoming a recognized psychotherapeutic modality in the healing program of a number of institutions, evidenced by the fact that there are presently over four hundred staffed and salaried poetry therapists. Contained in this book are the following essays on the healing power of poetry: "Poetry in a Cage: Therapy in a Correctional Setting" by Bill J. Barkley, Ph.D.;"Poetry: A Therapeutic Tool in the Treatment of Drug Abuse" by Ruth Lisa Schechter; "Emily Dickinson and Poetry Therapy; The Art of Peace" by Cynthia Chaliff, Ph.D.; "Exploring the Unconscious Through Nonsense Poetry" by Anthony Pietropinto, M.D.; "A Defense of Poetry Therapy" by Morris Robert Morrison, M.A., A.B.D.; "Poetry and Psychotherapy: Kinships and Contrasts" by Albert Rothenberg, M.D.;"Shamans, Witch Doctors, Medicine Men and Poetry" by Abraham Blinderman, Ph.D.; "Opening New Worlds to the Deaf and the Disturbed" by Lucien Buck, Ph.D., and Aaron Kramer, Ph.D.; "Self-Discovery for Teacher and Youngster Through Poetry" by Art Berger, M.A.; and "The Psychodynamics of Poetry by Patients" by E. Mansell Pattison, M.D. (LL)
J. B. Lippincott Company, 521 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10017 ($8.95)
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