We have a number of recommendations for therapeutic books on a range of topics related to emotional and psychological wellbeing. Books can be used as a self-help resource or alongside counselling.
There is a special shelf within the library's study skills section. Anyone can use the online catalogue to check the books' availability.
Check our Bibliotherapy Book List below to find out what books have been chosen by the counselling team.
There is good evidence that books can help people with many emotional and psychological issues. Some readers' comments from other University bibliotherapy schemes:
“After working through the exercises in this book I feel more in control of my moods, and I can cope better when I am feeling strong emotions.”
“The beauty of this book is its practical step-by-step approach.”
“After reading this book, I felt a new sense of well-being.”
“This book has really helped me to learn how to change those thoughts and become a more positive person.”