NAPT membership.                                            

community & connection.

  • Participate in an organization that is unique not just for its mission, but for the warmth and openness of its culture.

  • Learn techniques, share ideas and network at our annual conference, with discounted registration for members (Continuing Education Units/Credits also available at the conference).

  • Network and interact with others with shared interests by taking part in NAPT’s virtual community where ideas, resources, and inspiration are freely shared.

  • List your website or blog or Facebook presence on the NAPT Websites page at NAPT Member Websites.

  • Be part of a large formal network dedicated to the support and development of the Association’s aims.


  • The Museletter, our membership newsletter, published three times a year (in July, November and March), with association and events news, as well as articles, reviews, training and networking opportunities, and more.

  • The Journal of Poetry Therapy, published quarterly, with articles on practice, research and process, dissertation abstracts, book reviews, and poetry.

  • A periodic e-newsletter with the latest news from the NAPT board as well as events, member announcements, and other resources.


  • Explore the use of poetry therapy, expressive writing, journal therapy and other uses of the language arts.

  • Develop leadership skills and expand your professional networks through participation in NAPT committees and board service. Learn more.

  • Apply for grants for regional events focused on therapeutic writing.  Learn more.

  • Become an official NAPT Ambassador and spread the word of your own projects and the field by doing in-service presentations, TED Talks, webinars, and other workshops for interested organizations and institutions.

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"NAPT" The National Association for Poetry Therapy

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