'Posing naked for a women's magazine felt brave and shocking'
Phototherapy strips its subjects bare as a key stage in coping with the trauma of illness and abuse – or, as Melissa Whitworth discovers, as a life-affirming moment to savour foreverhttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/women_shealth/6255773/Posing-naked-for-a-womens-magazine-felt-brave-and-shocking.html
This month's Glamour magazine contains an article about women who have posed nude to overcome, or celebrate, something momentous in their lives. I know, because I wrote it, and I am one of the naked women pictured in its pages.
The idea behind what is now called "phototherapy" is simple: expose yourself to a camera, in the hands of a photographer you trust, and you will see your life in a different way. As one of the women I interviewed for the piece says: "Once you can face the world naked, what else is there to be afraid of?"