Institutional membership.


Institutional Members offer vital support for NAPT and new opportunities for collaboration. Our Institutional Members receive a variety of incentives and discounts to help them connect with the rest of the membership:

  • Conference discounts: Full-time staff and faculty of the Institutional Member’s organization may receive a 10% discount on the conference registration cost when attending NAPT’s annual conference. (Institutional Members: please contact the NAPT Administrator to find out how to receive your 10% discount. Note that discounts cannot be combined)
  • Publications: Institutional Members receive a free subscription to NAPT’s membership newsletter, The Museletter, which is published three times a year, and receive quarterly issues of The Journal of Poetry Therapy. Institutional Members also receive all e-mail announcements and mailings that are sent to the general membership.
  • Facebook: Participation in NAPT’s online discussion group in our NAPT Facebook page, a virtual community where ideas, resources, and inspiration are freely shared.
  • Website: Listing on the NAPT web site with a link and description of your business, services and other information about your organization.



    • Colorado Division of Youth Services: The CDHS Division of Youth Services (DYS) provides a trauma informed care program for the youth committed by the District Court to the custody of CDHS in all of our 15 facilities located across Colorado. Website:   Contact:

    • Metanoia Institute: Validated by Middlesex University (London), the MSc in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes offers face-to face development in personal, practical and professional practice of creative writing for therapeutic purposes taught over 10 weekends per year. Students can complete a Postgraduate Certificate (Year 1), a Postgraduate Diploma (Year Two) and independent study with a Research Advisor to complete a dissertation (Year 3) and receive the MSc award. The course is offered in Bristol and London, UK. This unique course will offer students opportunities to engage with the theory and research that underpins this field in ways that foster their own critical abilities. Students will be encouraged to find their own voice on major issues. There is a strong emphasis on creating opportunities to develop the personal qualities that becoming a facilitator of creative writing for therapeutic purposes demands.
      For more information go to:
      or contact Mandy Kersey on 020 8579 2505 020 8579 2505 or Metanoia Institute, 13 North Common Road, Ealing, London W5 2QB.



    Apply for or renew institutional membership to NAPT by using our Membership Application.

    Has your membership information changed? If so, please send all changes of address, phone, e-mail, etc., to:, or visit the Membership FAQ page.

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