The Therapist as Poet
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This article discusses how the therapist’s creative works, developed in response to the patient/therapist relationship, and shared with the patient, promote progress in treatment. Included are examples of the therapist’s poetry and drawings which were produced during two years working as an art psychotherapist in a drug and alcohol abuse day treatment program.
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