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Writing for recovery: a practice development project for mental health service users, carers and survivors

  title={Writing for recovery: a practice development project for mental health service users, carers and survivors},
  author={Sam Taylor and H. Leigh-Phippard and A. Grant},
  • Sam Taylor, H. Leigh-Phippard, A. Grant
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • Background: This paper discusses a writing for recovery narrative practice development project based on Deleuzian theoretical principles. Creative writing was based on a formulation of ‘recovery’ as transcending the social invalidation, discrimination and abusive effects of institutional psychiatry. Aims and objectives : • To provide a safe space for participants to explore the creative writing process • To reduce participants’ anxieties about creative writing • To enable a supportive… CONTINUE READING
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