What is Poetry Therapy?

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“Poetry therapy involves the use of the language arts in therapeutic capacities. The purview of poetry therapy includes bibliotherapy, narrative,and metaphor” (from”Poetry Therapy: Interface of the Arts and Psychology” by Nicholas Mazza, 1999, CRC Press, p.105).
For more information about poetry therapy go to www.poetrytherapy.org (offering information about national organization, training, Journal of Poetry Therapy, links, etc.)

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