For over a century, clinicians have utilized a variety of written materials—a practice traditionally referred to as bibliotherapy—to address a diverse range of client issues and facilitate the process of growth, healing, and change. Recently, podcasts have experienced a dramatic increase in popularity and cultural influence, which has allowed the medium to expand access to learning information that was once primarily delivered in print media. Through a review of current digital media trends, relevant academic literature, and several clinical applications, this article highlights the suitability of podcasts to function as an evolution of the traditional practice of bibliotherapy and provides guidelines for effectively selecting and integrating podcasts into clinical practice.

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