National Association for Poetry Therapy
International Federation for Biblio/Poetry Therapy


Canada, K. E., Brinkley, A., Peters, C., & Albright, D. L. (2015). Military veterans: Therapeutic journaling in a veterans treatment court. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 28(2), 113–128.

Cannon, P. (2018). Rethinking bibliotherapy: a neurorhetoric narratology model for addiction treatment. Health Information & Libraries Journal, 35(4), 331–335.

Chamberlain, D. (2019). The experience of older adults who participate in a bibliotherapy/poetry group in an older adult inpatient mental health assessment and treatment ward. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 32(4), 223–239.

Connors, G. J., Walitzer, K. S., Prince, M. A., & Kubiak, A. (2017). Secondary prevention of alcohol problems in rural areas using a bibliotherapy-based approach. Journal of Rural Mental Health, 41(2), 162–173.

De Vries, D., Brennan, Z., Lankin, M., Morse, R., Rix, B., & Becl, T. (2017). Healing With Books: A Literature Review of Bibliotherapy Used With Children and Youth Who Have Experienced Trauma. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 51(1), 48–74.

DeVries, D., & Sunden, S. (2019). Bibliotherapy with children who have a sibling with a disability. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 32(3), 135–155.

Eisen, K., Lawlor, C., Wu, C. D., & Mason, D. (2018). Reading and recovery expectations: Implementing a recovery-oriented bibliotherapy program in an acute inpatient psychiatric setting. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 41(3), 243–245.

Foley, P. S. (2015). The metaphors they carry: Exploring how veterans use metaphor to describe experiences of PTSD. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 28(2), 129–146.

Ford, D. Y., Walters, N. M., Byrd, J. A., & Harris, B. N. (2019). I Want to Read About Me: Engaging and Empowering Gifted Black Girls Using Multicultural Literature and Bibliotherapy. Gifted Child Today, 42(1), 53–57.

Glavin, C. E. Y., & Montgomery, P. (2017). Creative bibliotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): a systematic review. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 30(2), 95–107.

Gustafsson, T. (2019). The introduction of bibliotherapy and its theoretical transformation to audio-visual media. Journal of Scandinavian Cinema, 9(1), 53–58.

Hazlett-Stevens, H., & Oren, Y. (2017). Effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Bibliotherapy: A Preliminary Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 73(6), 626–637.

Lucas, C. V., Teixeira, D., Soares, L., & Oliveira, F. (2019). Bibliotherapy as a hope-building tool in educational settings. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 32(4), 199–213.

Malibiran, R., Tariman, J., & Amer, K. (2018). Bibliotherapy: Appraisal of Evidence for Patients Diagnosed With Cancer. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 22(4), 377–380.

McCulliss, D., & Chamberlain, D. (2013). Bibliotherapy for youth and adolescents—School-based application and research. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 26(1), 13–40.

Mumbauer, J., & Kelchner, V. (2017). Promoting Mental Health Literacy through Bibliotherapy in School-Based Settings. Professional School Counseling, 21(1), 1096-2409-21.1.

Shafi, N. (2010). Poetry therapy and schizophrenia: Clinical and neurological perspectives. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 23(2), 87–99.

Williamson, C., & Wright, J. K. (2018). How creative does writing have to be in order to be therapeutic? A dialogue on the practice and research of writing to recover and survive. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 31(2), 113–123.

Wootton, B. M., Steinman, S. A., Czerniawski, A., Norris, K., Baptie, C., Diefenbach, G., & Tolin, D. F. (2018). An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Transdiagnostic Bibliotherapy Program for Anxiety and Related Disorders: Results From Two Studies Using a Benchmarking Approach. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 42(5), 565–580.