A webinar on Bibliotherapy titled Biblioterapi Vitamin Jiwa, organised by the Brunei Darussalam Library Association, was held on August 20.
The webinar began with welcoming remarks by the Webinar Chair Haji Abu Bakar bin Haji Zainal, and was moderated by Megat Arif.
Two experts from Persatuan Biblioterapi Malaysia (PERBIMA), PERBIMA President Rafidah and Bernama Digital Library Manager Hajah Hasnita shared their experiences.
Rafidah spoke on the concept and best practices of bibliotherapy using reading material in the treatment and healing of emotional, anxiety, grief, stress and depression cases. Hajah Hasnita spoke on the initiatives of her organisation in creating a room of related books on bibliotherapy, a website and bibliotherapy bank, the use of social media to promote awareness and information sharing through AKRAB Kongsi.
The webinar was held to mark the 36th anniversary of the Brunei Darussalam Library Association.