Bibliotherapy with Ella Berthoud

Bibliotherapy is the art of prescribing fiction for life’s ailments. Bibliotherapy is the art of prescribing fiction to cure life’s ills. The idea behind bibliotherapy is that reading is a healing experience. This idea dates back to Plato, but it is becoming increasingly popular as a way of dealing with pain of all descriptions. Bibliotherapists choose fiction that has relevance to the client’s life situation, in order to help, heal or provoke. Ella Berthoud will be running 20 minute bibliotherapy session on Sunday, 1 September.