Reminiscence Therapy vs. Life Review Therapy: A Quick Guide

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Remembering is a powerful skill. It has the potential to help us revisit the positive emotions of our past, while improving our connections with ourselves and those around us in the present.
As part of psychosocial interventions, memories can create positive life narratives that support mental wellbeing and growth.
For clients facing their final years, or attempting to move through trauma, reminiscence therapy and life review therapy can help them recall and process past events. We look at how this therapy creates value for clients dealing with illness.
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