*Corresponding author:Solomon Awuzie, Department of English, Edo University Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria
Received: August 09, 2018; Published: August 24, 2018
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This article contemplates creative writing as psychotherapy. It represents the human society as neurotic and suggests creative writing as an important mechanism to control the ailment. The article describes the three ways in which creative writing can act as check to neurosis and they include free association, substitute gratification and transference.
Keywords: Creative writer; Neurosis; Human Mind