Journal of Poetry Therapy

, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp 73–83 | Cite as

Reading as a Group Process Phenomenon: A Theoretical Framework for Bibliotherapy

  • Laura J. Cohen


Based on Shrodes’s (1949) model of bibiiotherapy and Yalom’s (1985) research on the therapeutic factors in group therapy, this paper presents a unifying theoretical framework for bibiiotherapy. Research and practice implications are drawn for both individual and group therapy.


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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura J. Cohen
    • 1
  1. 1.New York UniversityHowellUSA

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