NAPT Member Websites

Kathleen Adams, LPC, PTR, MM/S
Center for Journal Therapy: Healing body, psyche, soul through journal writing.


Anne Bach, MS, MFT
The Center for Story and Symbol offers continuing education seminars and workshops on the psychology of fairy tales, mythic stories, creativity, movies as mythic imagination, and law and ethics for psychotherapists.


Linda Barnes, CAPF, CJF, MS-P
Featherstone Consulting: Enjoy a free subscription to Poem of the Week plus writing prompts


Ann Blake, PhD, PLLC
Jungian-oriented psychologist and clinical supervisor


Pamela Blamey, Counselor
Frog on a Rock Fairytales—art therapy, story workshops, professional development and professional supervision.


Ted Bowman, MDiv
Educator, author, trainer, consultant and speaker specializing in change and transition


Andrea Bramberger, EdD
Aesthetic Education; Language/Poetry and Social Justice


James Brandenburg, MEd, LPC, LMFT, CPT, Jüngian Analyst
Voices de la Luna: A Quarterly Literature & Arts Magazine: A magazine dedicated to Poetry and the Literary Arts


Cheryl Buchanan, JD, MFA
Writers without Margins: Literature Beyond Conventional Spaces is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to the fusion of art and advocacy, connecting Boston’s literary and academic resources with its unheard and/or under-served populations through free literature and writing programs.


Brenda Bunting
Poet, Spoken Word Artist, Available for various opportunities
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Butler University
MFA in Creative Writing Program
Website: Butler University MFA Program


Gina Campbell, MEd, CAPT, CCP
Discover the power of Clean Language to help clients explore their internalized metaphors and foster growth and healing.
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Kaye Coker, LCSW
An invitation to, and description of, my clinical practice.
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Dominican University of California
Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing with an optional Narrative/Poetic Medicine track
Website: Dominican University of California Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing


Silvine Marbury Farnell, PhD
Invitation to dive deeper into poetry by preparing it for performance
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Victoria Field, MA, CPT M-S
Courses and resources for Poetry Therapy, including a blog on poems in everyday life


Steffani Fletcher, MS Education (Educational Leadership), CAPF
Hope at Hand, a 501(c)(3) organization providing art and poetry sessions to vulnerable and at-risk youth populations.


JoAnn Flynn, LPC, RPT, MEd, MA, CAGS
Poetry therapist, expressive arts therapist, SoulCollage® facilitator, Connecticut teaching artist and former Special Education teacher


Susan Reuling Furness, MEd, LCPC, LMFT, PTR
Jefferson Street Counseling and Consulting: Providing therapy, clinical hypnosis, organization and business consulting, journal writing, poetry therapy groups and other expressive arts
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Therese Halscheid, MFA, MA
Writer ~ Photographer ~ House-Sitter ~ Teacher


Peggy Osna Heller, MSW, PhD, PTR, MM/S
Word Arts Collage: Information about my life as a poetry therapist and book ordering details


Susan Spangler Hendricks, LISW-CP, CJT
Journal writing workshops, poetry and photography including blog


Susan Holman, LICSW
Can Change This: An Informational blog on Recovery, Self-Awareness, Resilience
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Beth Jacobs, PhD
Buddhist psychology and journal writing ideas are combined on this website.
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Karen Kahn, President/Founder
Crescent Moon Center: Healing Programs through horses, poetry and art
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Mifanwy Kaiser, MEd
Tebot Bach: strengthening community, promoting literacy and broadening the audience for poetry.


George Kaliaden, PhD
Psychologist, trainer, author — Consilium Institute of Professional Psychology


Diane Kaufman, MD
Arts Medicine for Health & Healing: Bringing art and medicine together to empower and transform us into a state of well-being


Harriet Kohen, MSW, LICSW, CPT
Therapy, counseling, coaching and support planning


Vanita Leatherwood, MA
Transformative Language Arts Educator


Jennie C. Linthorst, MA, CAPF
Private and group workshops in poetry therapy


Zelda Lockhart, PhD
Author, teacher and speaker inspiring women to self-define through writing and publishing
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Perie Longo, PhD, LMFT, PTR, M/S
Bio, MFT work, poetry therapy activity, publications


Pam McFarland
Dragonfly Communications: Editing and Writing Services, and Creative Writing Workshop Facilitation
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Sandra Marinella, MA, MEd
Website for the book The Story You Need to Tell: Writing to Heal from Trauma, Illness, or Loss — how to rewrite our difficult stories and transform our lives
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Eftichia Matalon, PhD
Website for the writings and poetic reflections of the author Felicity Mat


Metanoia Institute
MSc in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes taught over 10 weekends per year with 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.


Adult Child and Co-Dependency Center, Inc.: Individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy


Diana Raab, PhD, RN, BS
Author, Poet, Speaker
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Amanda Reavey, MFA
Creative Writing as Spiritual Practice
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Sherry Reiter, PhD, LCSW, PTR-M/S, RDT-BCT
The Creative Righting Center: Poetry for healing and growth, poetry therapy training
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Jackie Rigoni, MA
Writer and poet, poems and essays on writing to challenge with creativity


Jenna Robinson
Bay Area Creative employs the art form of spoken word poetry to provide insightful, innovative writing and film-making residencies for students, team building workshops for companies, professional development for teachers, and creative arts therapy for community health.
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Deborah Ross, LPC, CJT
Journaling workshops including “Your Brain on Ink” and private journaling instruction


Lisa Rossetti, MA in Applied Storytelling
Coaching and training to improve creativity, confidence and communication skills.


Katy Roy, MA
Using bibliotherapy with individuals and organizations, writing, poetry, bibliotherapy training


Merle R. Saferstein
Living and Leaving Your Legacy® workshops, journaling, author


Nancy Scherlong, PTR/CJT, M/S, LCSW
Creative arts therapy and training, holistic psychotherapy, creative arts, wellness and life coaching
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Joy Shieman, RPT
Poetry therapist, poet, author


Rosanne Singer, CAPF
School and hospital work, as well as writing samples


Susanna Sucak, MTS, MAIS
Expressive arts musings


Marion Thomas, CEO, MFA, JTTS Instructor, Novelist
Preparing at-risk youth for future employability and/or post-secondary education in the Literary Arts through narrative therapy techniques, journaling, and creative writing.


Mary Reynolds Thompson, CAPF, CJF, CPCC
Live Your Wild Soul Story


Leslie Tuchman, MFT
Leslie Tuchman’s Private Practice website as well as Poet-Wise, a website that discusses poetry as a healing modality. and   Contact:


Lila Weisberger, LCAT, PTP, Master Mentor
BridgeXngs Poetry Center: an international community of poets, writers, poetry therapists, teachers, lovers of the word, and readers


Ellyn Zografi, LMFT
Six Willows Counseling Services: Helping individuals, couples and families take steps toward healing and desired change
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