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Exploring and enhancing wellbeing through therapeutic photography. [Blog post]

Gibson, Neil



In this contribution to The Polyphony blog, Neil Gibson reflects on therapeutic photography and self-esteem. Photography can be a catalyst for communication. When we engage with our own photographs, we are reminded of times gone by, significant moments, fleeting experiences, or the routine of everyday existence. Drill deeper, and we get a sense of who we are, what is important to us, and we can use the power of creativity to express ourselves. These reflections are based on a workshop delivered at the June 2023 Scottish Medical Humanities Conference.


GIBSON, N. 2023. Exploring and enhancing wellbeing through therapeutic photography. [Blog post]. Posted on The Polyphony: conversations across the medical humanities [online], 21 September 2023. Available from:

Digital Artefact Type Website Content
Publication Date Sep 21, 2023
Deposit Date Sep 26, 2023
Publicly Available Date Oct 17, 2023
Publisher Durham University. Institute for Medical Humanities
Keywords Photography; Therapeutics; Emotions
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