National Association for Poetry Therapy 38th Annual Conference

National Association for Poetry Therapy
38th Annual Conference in
Minneapolis, MN

 

 

Poetry Therapy in a Changing World:
Pathways to Growth, Healing, and Social Justice

 

NAPT is looking forward to hosting our next annual gathering at the Oak Ridge Hotel & Conference Center in Chaska, MN. This beautiful retreat center has 130 acres of natural beauty surrounding Lake McKnight. Located just 30 minutes from downtown Minneapolis and the Minneapolis–St. Paul Airport, the property has everything we need for an idyllic retreat.
Check the NAPT website during the next few months at www.poetrytherapy.org for further information as it becomes available.


Volunteers

Another way to receive a conference registration discount is to volunteer at the Registration Table, and/or the Book Sale.  Participants who choose to volunteer will not only be helping NAPT at the conference, but also receiving $15 per hour off of their registration up to $60.  Please contact Barbara Kreisberg at bkexpres@aol.com if you might be interested in volunteering.


Past NAPT Annual Conferences

Reaching New Heights: Following your Poetic Journey

Denver, CO April 6-9 2017

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Converging in the Heartland: Poetic Expression for Healing Mind, Body and Soul

Kansas City, MO April 14-17 2016

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Blue Ridge Reflections: Word-Paths for Growth and Healing

Asheville NC April 23-26 2015

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Oasis in the Southwest: Reflection and Renewal through Expressive Writing and Poetry

Scottsdale AZ April 24-27 2014

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Standing on the Shore: Glimpsing New Horizons

Chicago IL April 11-14 2013

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Writing the Winds of Change

Chicago IL April 26-29 2012

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Looking Forward, Looking Back, Coming Home: Celebrating Thirty Years of Promoting Growth and Wellness through Language, Symbol, and Story

Washington DC April 7-11 2010

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Embracing Poetic Expression: Creative Pathways for Self, Community, and the World

Washington DC April 15-19 2009

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Reaching Out/Reaching In: Expressive Writing for Healing, Growth, and Well-being

Minneapolis, MN April 2-6 2008

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Growth & Healing through Language, Symbol and Story

Portland, OR April 17-22 2007

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From Our Roots to the Present: Liberating Voices through Poetry Therapy

Boston, MA April 19-23 2006

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Gateway to Wholeness: Poetry Therapy for the Individual, Family, and Community

St. Louis, MO 2005

The Intimate Word: Transforming Lives Through Poetry Therapy

Costa Mesa, CA 2004

Diving Into Language: A Multicultural Journey in Poetic Healing

Miami, FL 2003

Emerging Landscapes: Poetic Visions and Vistas

Denver, CO 2002