Presentations and Workshops

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

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

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

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”

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”

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”

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

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”

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


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