Jennie Linthorst: What is Poetry Therapy and How is it Different from Writing Class?

Season 1, Episode 10,  Dec 17, 2019, 07:27 AM

One of the fascinating application of the poetic medium is as a form of healing in therapy. Jennie Chapman Linthorst is a poet, expressive writing teacher and founder of LifeSPEAKS Poetry Therapy. She and Tresha talk in depth about poetry therapy, how she qualified to become one and what the treatment consists of. They explore the difference between the role of a therapist and that of a teacher of workshops, as well as how Linthorst has been uniquely successful in gathering clients and maintaining a thriving art therapy practice.