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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.


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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