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Bibliotherapy Education Project*

​​Bibliotherapy is useful for different age groups with a wide variety of issues and concerns. It can be easily administered by various types individuals such as licensed practitioners, teachers and librarians.

Alternative Terminology:

  • Bibliocounseling
  • Bibliopsychology
  • Bookmatching
  • Self Guided Bookwork
  • Therapeutic Reading

  • Li​teratherapy
  • Library Therapeutics
  • Guided Reading
  • Therapeutic Bookmatching
  • Reading Therapy
  • B​iblioguidance
  • Bibliolinking
  • Literacounseling
  • Therapeutic Reading

Useful distinction according to practice:

Clinical Bibliotherapy​ is implemented by trained helping professionals dealing with significant emotional or behavioral problems

Developmental Bibliotherapy may be used by teachers, librarians or lay helpers to facilitate normal development and self-actualization with an essentially healthy population

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