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Bridget Holding, MA

Bridget Holding, MA, is a UKCP registered psychotherapist with a private practice in the South of France where she lives. She also sees clients via Skype. Contact: bridgetholding@wildwords.org. A former screenwriter, and university tutor in creative writing, in 2011 she founded "The Society of Writers-In-The-Wild." Through Wild Words, she supports writers to "re-find their instinctual writer." She likes nothing better than to unchain herself from her desk, break out of the office, and write in nature. www.wildwords.org www.bridgetholding.com.


Creative Writing as Psychotherapy

Posted by Bridget Holding, MA on 3/5/15 - 1:15 PM
“An interesting fusion.” That’s what my project Wild Words was once called by a fellow psychotherapist, and yes, he was looking down his nose at me. But I’ve discovered a huge demand for the fusion of body-based, nature-based, and narrative therapy, via which I help people to find creative flow in their lives. Here’s one recent example. A stooped 17 year-old man came to me. He had a mop of black hair and smelled of spirits. There were tensions in the...
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