Presentations and Workshops

2010       
League of Minnesota Poets, (LOMP) Little Falls, MN, “Healing Through Poetry”

2009  
Lake Superior Writers, Duluth, MN, “Healing Through Poetry”  

2006       
National Association of Poetry Therapy (NAPT), Boston, MA, “The Many Faces of Addiction”

2005   
Whitney Senior Center, St. Cloud, MN, three classes,  “Poetry As Therapy”

In-Service for staff at Recovery Plus Program for addiction, Waite Park, MN, “The Use of Poetry as Therapy” 

Drug Court Staff, St. Cloud Courthouse, “Poetry As Therapy”

2004       
Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health  (MARRCH), Addiction Conference, St. Paul, MN, “A Fresh Approach”

Rasmussen College, three classes, Waite Park, MN, “Poetry For Healing”

2003       
National Association for Poetry Therapy (NAPT), Costa Mesa, CA,  “Transforming A Life”

National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS), Sioux Falls, SD,  “Poetry As Therapy”

Festival of Arts Therapies, Lake Geneva, WI, “Poetry as Therapy”

2002   
Festival of Arts Therapies, Lake Geneva, WI, “Poetry For Healing”                                      

2001       
St. John’s University, Collegeville, MN, presentation at the  Interfaith Sexual Trauma Institute (ISTI), “Poetry as Therapy”

2001 – 2011    
St. Cloud, MN,  Facilitator of Poetry Therapy at Recovery Plus Program for Addiction, St. Cloud Hospital

College of St. Benedict, yearly guest lecturer in Literature, Creative Writing and Nursing classes, “Poetry as Healer”

2000       
Falls Church, VA, guest speaker for the Substance Abuse & Addiction Recovery Alliance (SAARA), “Poetry as Therapy”

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