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Expressing the Self: Creative Writing As Therapy

September 30, 2016 No Comments

During my undergraduate years as a psychology major, I wrote an article for the Hunter College Psychology Collective’s bi-annual publication, Psych News, for its Spring 2012 issue. I wanted to explore the idea of how creative writing can be a powerful tool for self-reflection and problem-solving in patients who used it as part of their treatment for counseling and therapy. The entire issue is here for your viewing enjoyment—my article starts on page 18.

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Julianne Day Ignacio

A bonafide bookworm, self-proclaimed nerd, and cat-lover, Julianne is a born-and-raised Brooklynite who loves to listen to a good story and help others cultivate their writing and storytelling skills. Julianne graduated with a Master's degree in Media Studies and Media Management from The New School. You can find her crafting new content at Verge of Verse, chilling out at a cafe as she writes about her discoveries and her adventures in the city. Other times she's exploring a museum, getting lost in the stacks at a bookstore, hiking, or getting brunch with friends.

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