Wyoming Arts Council

How poetry heals

In an email from Cathy Malchiodi, PhD [c], ATR-BC, LPCC, CPAT:

For a look at how veterans are using poetry as therapy and writing as repartion, go to the link below. It’s a form of emotional reparation that goes by many names: poetry therapy, poetic medicine, and creative journaling, to name a few. And veterans of recent and past conflicts are using words to bear witness, find their way through horrific memories, and to ultimately win their wars within.

Listen to Larry Winters recite his poem, Confession.


Or see home page teaser at http://blogs.psychologytoday.com/

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