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The Kent and Sussex Writing for Wellbeing Network is back!

The Kent Writing and Wellbeing Network began meeting in January 2013 and has had many interesting speakers including Patricia Debney, Reinekke Lengelle and Maria C. McCarthy. 

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On Becoming a Poetry Therapist

On Becoming a Poetry Therapist

by Victoria Field

A description and critical appraisal of the US National Association of Poetry Therapy accreditation process and its possible application as a model for the UK.   I am currently approaching accreditation as a Poetry Therapist and, increasingly, I am being contacted by others in this country thinking of undertaking this qualification.  This is  possibly due to the absence of any other practitioner-based training in the UK.  I feel it would be very useful for Lapidus to react to this existing model as well as devising its own accreditation policy from scratch.   I will begin by presenting a poem: 

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