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Four Saturdays, Once Monthly via Zoom

Poetic Medicine Training in Hong Kong presented by Artzwell

Four Saturdays Dec 10, Jan 16, Feb 18 – 6-9pm Pacific Time Mar 18 – 7-10pm Pacific Time Target: Creative arts therapists and students, social workers, helping professionals, writers, teachers, and educators Fee: HKD2,000 (including a manual)

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Poetic Medicine Training in Hong Kong presented by Artzwell

When & Where

Dec 10, 2022, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST

Four Saturdays, Once Monthly via Zoom

About the event

John Fox will lead a four-part program of Poetic Medicine via the Artzwell organization in Hong Kong.  In November John offered an introductory program to the Artzwell group and was invited to present a more in-depth path for poetry-as-healer.

To be clear this program as listed below is as it will be happening during the day Hong Kong time. 

Translated to a US time frame the dates and times look like this:

December 10th 6-9pm Pacific

January 14th 6-9pm Pacific

February 18th 6-9pm Pacific

March 18th 7-10pm Pacific

This four-part program is open to therapists, social workers, psychiatrists, expressive arts therapists.  

Please see below for links about Artzwell and more information about those offering the training program.

Please register directly using the Enrollment link.

Poetic Medicine Advanced Training (Four-Session)

Date: 11/12, 15/1, 19/2, 19/3 (every Sun)

Time: 10am-1pm

Format: Zoom

Medium: English (We are encouraged to use our mother tongue to write and to share.)

Quota: 15

Target: Creative arts therapists and students, social workers, helping professionals, writers, teachers, and educators

Fee: HKD2,000 (including a manual)

*Upon the completion of Poetic Medicine Advanced Training, the Institute for Poetic Medicine will issue a certificate of completion.

Biography:

John Fox, PPM, is a poet and Practitioner of Poetic Medicine. He is author of Poetic Medicine: The Healing Art of Poem Making and Finding What You Didn’t Lose: Expressing Your Truth and Creativity Through Poem-Making. His work is featured in the documentary, Healing Words: Poetry and Medicine.

John taught for many years at the graduate level in three institutions, including in the Expressive Therapy Department at the California Institute for Integral Studies. John is President of The Institute for Poetic Medicine, a nonprofit he founded in 2005. IPM offers a wide-range of training opportunities. IPM funds poetry projects serving marginalized populations. John brings poetry-as-healer throughout the United States and abroad. Poetic Medicine is translated into Korean. He lives in Mountain View, California.

Enquiry (Whatsapp): 6469 8776

Enrollment link:

https://forms.gle/g9Nm8oxx8KDw7iGz6

More activities: https://linktr.ee/artzwell

About #artzwell

Dr. Patricia Poon, a clinical oncologist, Mr. Alan Ng, the founder of cancerinformation.com.hk, and Dr. Fiona Chang, a registered expression arts therapist, founded Artzwell in November 2021. We are hoping that you all can enjoy the healing power of creative art and improve physical and mental health.

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