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Poetry Therapy Resources

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Life Speaks Poetry Therapy provides insight and guidance for people of all ages seeking an outlet through expressive writing. The founder of Life Speaks, Jennie Chapman Linthorst, offers a full range of programs – including a class series for parents of special needs children.

The Korean Institute for Poetry Therapy offers a beautiful expression of this healing art. Founded and led by Dr. So Young Choi, the Korean translator of Poetic Medicine.

Bahareh Amidi is doing ground breaking work in poetry therapy the United Arab Emirates and throughout the Middle East.

The mission of the Alzheimer's Poetry Project is to facilitate the creativity of people living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia.

The International Academy for Poetry Therapy is a credentialing organization training Poetry Therapy Practitioners (PTP). The iaPOETRY is committed to maintaining quality standards while providing training under highly qualified mentors. The iaPOETRY trainees are from all over the world: Japan to Mexico, from Wales to New Zealand, learning the healing benefits of poetry therapy and bibliotherapy.

Artzwell in an organization founded in November 2021 by Dr. Fiona Chang & Dr. Patricia Poon to use creative art therapies to heal mind and body. Artzwell and The Institute for Poetic Medicine have worked together to train poetry-as-healer facilitators around the world.

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