In 2014, Natalia Tukhareli published a scholarly manuscript on bibliotherapy:

Tukhareli, N. Healing through books: The evolution and diversification of bibliotherapy. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2014, 228 pp. Foreword by Joseph Gold.

The book can be purchased from the Edwin Mellen Press website


An interview to the CBC Radio One, Fresh Air, January 19, 2014

Sunday January 19, 2014

Host: Mary Ito

0800 Natalia Tukhareli is a bibliotherapist and founder of “Read to Connect”. It’s a non-profit organization that offers book therapy to community groups. She talked about it’s healing powers.
Listen (runs 7:45)
For more information on bibliotherapy, you can visit the Read To Connect website.


December 2011 

A fundraising event hosted by Read to Connect in December 2011 celebrated the launching of the organization. We raised $630 to support the needs of the organization.

Thanks to all our participants and volunteers who helped us with a very successful

- Arts & Crafts Show
- Bake Sale
- Live Music performed by a group of talented singers from Etobicoke School of the Arts