Tag: Mental Health

Review: The Plot

Lilith isn’t seeking asylum, nor is she homeless is the physical sense, yet she is in need of safety and somewhere to rest in peace. Having died by suicide over 100 years ago she was buried in an unmarked grave, deemed undeserving of a proper ceremony for her alleged sin. Lilith’s death was a complex move to reclaim her own…

Book Review: The Backwards Book: Poetry Therapy from Practice to Theory

Originally published in Éisteach: The Irish Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy 15 (4) Winter 2015. Title: The Backwards Book. Poetry Therapy from Practice to Theory. Author: Niall Hickey Published: 2014 ISBN: 978-1-907855-07-8 A “backwards book”, as the name implies, means what is usually at the end of a book comes first and vice-versa. In this instance, the reader is immersed in Poetry Therapy…