On Poetry Therapy: Practice and Benefits with local poet and poetry therapist Dottie Joslyn
Join us Thursday, September 12th, at 6 PM for a discussion about the practice and benefits of poetry therapy with local poetry therapist and poet Dottie Joslyn.
About the Author: Dottie Joslyn is a retired Certified Applied Poetry Facilitator in the field of Poetry Therapy, Certified Journal Facilitator, and Journal to the Self® Instructor. She worked with the chronically mental ill at NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, in her roles as poetry and journal facilitators. She is a survivor of clinical depression and has written poems and creative non-fiction pieces chronicling her journey from illness to wellness. Her poems have appeared in: American Tanka, Buffalo Bones, Poetry from the Trail Ridge Writers, Wellness & Writing Connections Newsletter, Beginning Again: Creative Responses to Poetry of Presence, and Gyroscope Review. She also published a book, Just Show Up in late 2018. Please see her website, www.joslynpoems.com for more information and an interactive blog.