It's been a long while, but the moment has arrived. My thesis is completed and rewarded with a PhD by the University of York.
You can read and even download it here:
For those of you who are short of time or patience for this long academic text I am going to write a book, in English first and Hebrew second, with the operative principles of writing groups for personal development and practical guidance for facilitators.
Believe me, writing groups are going to be acknowledged as a useful medium for adult personal development in many settings! More research is being done and pilots all point to similar benefits as stated by participants.