The chrysalis and the butterfly: A phenomenological study of one person’s writing journey
Abstract:This article presents a phenomenological case study of one person’s journey to finding his writerly self through his involvement with a creative writing group with therapeutic outcomes. The journey is initially one of ambivalence and struggle. Engagement with creative writing techniques, however, allows for discovery, a turning up, capturing and exploration of buried thoughts and emotions, leading to a greater self-understanding and capacity for reflection.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Scarborough Psychotherapy Training Institute and the University of Hull
Publication date: 2011-08-22
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