The International Federation for Biblio/Poetry Therapy (IFB/PT) is the independent credentialing authority for the profession of poetry therapy. The Federation was established in 1980 for the purpose of ensuring Ethics, Standards and Uniform Training Requirements in the field of Biblio/Poetry Therapy. For information on the specific requirements and application procedure for clinicians and non-clinical facilitators, consult the following website:

Please note that the Federation is a completely separate entity from the National Association for Poetry Therapy, which is the membership organization for the poetry/bibliotherapy/expressive writing field.