Therapeutic letters as relationally responsive practice.

@article{Pyle2009TherapeuticLA,
  title={Therapeutic letters as relationally responsive practice.},
  author={Nathan R Pyle},
  journal={Journal of family nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={65-82}
}
Therapeutic letters have become a practice adopted by many clinicians as an adjunct to therapeutic conversations. This article presents selected findings from a larger study that examined both the letter-writing practices of nine clinicians as well as the experiences of seven adult clients who received a therapeutic letter or letters during the course of individual or family therapy. A novel aspect of this study is that data from clients were gathered in the form of letters-eight letters… CONTINUE READING