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Safety first: safeguards for writing for wellbeing

Abstract

This feature article considers the sharp rise in 'writing for wellbeing' workshops around the UK, held in academic institutions, community centres and literary organisations, and also employed increasingly by counsellors and clinicians. The article considers the provenance of creative writing for mental health and analysis the benefits and potential negative impacts of writing for well-being, with a call to establishing a regulatory body to impose safeguarding measures

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