The National Association for Poetry Therapy (NAPT) provides the following list as a resource for those interested in organizations and projects related to the field of poetry/bibliotherapy and therapeutic expressive writing. This list is for informational purposes only and does not constitute any specific endorsement from NAPT.


Alabama Humanities Foundation

Auburn University

University of Alabama


University of Alaska, Anchorage

University of Alaska, Anchorage

University of Alaska, Fairbanks


Arizona State University

Northern Arizona University

Prescott College

University of Arizona

University of Arizona, Phoenix—College of Medicine

Department of Bioethics and Medical Humanism

University of Arizona, Tucson

University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson

Ottawa University


University of Arkansas

University of Arkansas, Monticello


Antioch University

California College of the Arts

California Institute of the Arts

California Institute of Integral Studies

California Humanities

California State University, Long Beach

The Center for Story and Symbol

Chapman University

Dominican University of California

Expressive Arts Institute, San Diego

Expressive Arts Training Institute

Fresno State

Focusing and Expressive Arts Institute

The Institute for Poetic Medicine

John F. Kennedy University

Meridian University

Mills College

Mount St. Mary’s University

Otis College of Art and Design

The Remen Institute for the Study of Health and Illness

Saint Mary’s College of California

San Diego State University

San Diego University for Integrative Studies

San Francisco State University

San José State University

Saybrook University

Contact Terri Goslin-Jones, Ph.D., Creativity Studies Lead Faculty, at tgoslin-jones@saybrook.edu

Sky Mountain Institute

Sofia University

Stanford University’s School of Medicine

Tamalpa Institute

Teleosis Institute

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Davis

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Riverside

University of California, Riverside (Palm Desert)

University of California, San Diego

University of California, San Francisco

University of San Francisco

University of Southern California

UCLA Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine

Wisdom University


Center for Journal Therapy

Colorado State University

Naropa University

Regis University

University of Colorado, Boulder

University of Colorado School of Medicine

University of Denver

Western State Colorado University


Albertus Magnus College

Fairfield University

Palabra Counseling and Training Center

Southern Connecticut State University

Yale School of Medicine


Delaware Humanities

University of Delaware


American University

George Mason University

Georgetown University

The George Washington University

Johns Hopkins University


Expressive Arts Florida Institute

Florida Atlantic University

Florida International University

Florida State University

Stetson University

University of Central Florida

University of Florida

College of Medicine

Department of English

University of Miami

University of South Florida

University of South Florida, Tampa

The University of Tampa

Wild Heart Expressive Arts


Berry College

Emory College

Georgia College

Georgia Regents University

Georgia State University

Reinhardt University

University of Georgia


International University of Professional Studies

University of Hawaii


Boise State University

University of Idaho


Center for Creative Arts Therapy

Chicago State University

Columbia College Chicago

DePaul University

Northwestern University

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Roosevelt University

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Southern Illinois University

University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Ball State University

Butler University

Indiana University

Indiana University – Purdue University

Purdue University

University of Notre Dame


Iowa State University

University of Iowa

University of Iowa

University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop


University of Kansas

Contact: Kristi Henderson, 785-864-3663, khenderson@ku.edu

Wichita State University


Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University’s Bluegrass Writers Studio

Murray State University

Spalding University

University of Kentucky

University of Louisville

University of Louisville School of Medicine

Western Kentucky University


Louisiana State University

McNeese State University

University of New Orleans – Creative Writing Workshop


Maine Humanities Council

Maine Media College

University of Maine

University of Southern Maine


Johns Hopkins University

University of Maryland


Boston College

Boston University

Emerson College

Lesley University

Massachusetts General Hospital

Pine Manor College

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

University of Massachusetts, Boston

William James College


Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine

Northern Michigan University

University of Michigan

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Medical School

Western Michigan University


Augsburg University

Concordia University

Hamline University

Mayo Clinic Center for Humanities in Medicine

Minnesota State University, Mankato

St. Catherine University

University of Minnesota


Mississippi University for Women

University of Mississippi, Oxford


Lindenwood University

Saint Louis University

University of Missouri, Columbia

University of Missouri, Kansas City

University of Missouri, Kansas City

University of Missouri, St. Louis

Washington University


University of Montana, Missoula


Creighton University

University of Nebraska, Lincoln

University of Nebraska, Omaha


Sierra Nevada College

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

University of Nevada, Reno


New England College

New Hampshire Institute of Art

Southern New Hampshire University

University of New Hampshire


Drew University

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Kean University

Rutgers University, Camden

Rutgers University, Newark

Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School

William Paterson University


Institute of American Indian Arts

New Mexico State University

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

University of New Mexico Hospitals


Adelphi University

Bard College

Brooklyn College

City College of New York

Columbia University School of the Arts

M.F.A. in Creative Writing with a concentration in Poetry

MS in Narrative Medicine

Cornell University

Hofstra University

Poetry Therapy Elective and Creative Arts Therapy Department

Hunter College

Long Island University

Manhattanville College

New York School of Medicine

New York University

New York University in Paris

Queens College

Sarah Lawrence College

School of Visual Arts

Stony Brook Southampton

SUNY, Buffalo

Syracuse University

St. Joseph’s College

The New School

University at Buffalo

University of Rochester

Upstate Medical University


Appalachian State University

North Carolina Humanities Council

North Carolina State University

Queen’s University of Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Warren Wilson College



Ashland University

Bowling Green State University

Cleveland State University, NEOMFA

Hiram College

Kent State University, NEOMFA

Miami University

Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts (NEOMFA)

Ohio State University

Ohio University

University of Akron, NEOMFA

University of Cincinnati

Youngstown State University, NEOMFA


Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma State University

University of Central Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma


Eastern Oregon University

Oregon State University

Oregon State University, Cascades

Pacific University

Portland State University

University of Oregon, Eugene


Arcadia University

Carlow University

Cedar Crest College

Chatham University

Drexel University, College of Medicine

Penn State College of Medicine

Rosemont College

Susquehanna University

Temple University

University of Pittsburgh

Wilkes University


Brown University

Brown University

Salve Regina University

Salve Regina University’s Expressive Arts Institute is a three-weekend workshop that provides foundational training in the expressive and creative arts.


Converse College

South Carolina Humanities

University of South Carolina, Columbia


Sewanee School of Letters

University of Memphis

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Vanderbilt University


Baylor University

Sam Houston University

Texas State University

University of Houston

University of North Texas

University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at El Paso

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley


Brigham Young University

University of Utah, Salt Lake City

University of Utah School of Medicine


Bennington College

Goddard College

Vermont College of Fine Arts


George Mason University

Hollins University

Old Dominion University

University of Virginia

Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Tech


Eastern Washington University

Pacific Lutheran University

Seattle Pacific University

University of Washington, Bothell

University of Washington, Seattle

Western Washington University


West Virginia University

West Virginia Wesleyan College


University of Wisconsin, Madison

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee


University of Wyoming



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