New Therapist 97
The Hilarious Edition
Catching the joke: Evaluating the use of humour in therapy
By Jim Lyttle
Humour abuse: Humour as a psychological defense
By Niall Kavanagh
Make em' laugh: The power of laughter in the therapy room
By Jessica Levith
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