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Healing Poetry with Nessa McCasey at GLCL

Thursday, March 19, 2015

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters

758 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids MI 49503

Nessa McCasey

Nessa McCasey

NESSA McCASEY will lead a therapeutic poetry workshop from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday March 19.  This session is limited to 12 participants and the cost is $40.  You may register online using the logo button HERE, or mail your $40 check to us at GLCL, 758 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI  49503.  We'd love to see you stop in, if you prefer to pay in person.  We are open Tuesday through Friday from 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. If you have questions, email us: [email protected].

Nessa is a Poetry Therapy Practitioner and a mentor for others training as a PTP.   She is the Director of the International Academy for Poetry Therapy (iaPOETRY).   Previously she has earned awards from the National Association for Poetry Therapy (NAPT) for service as Membership Vice-President.   She has extensive experience working in hospice settings, with domestic violence survivors, and with people having developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder.   She works using poetry therapy locally in Michigan, as well as travelling domestically and internationally, and via online outlets.  

Nessa weaves creativity into life via spirituality, music, crafts, art, and her beloved writing and editing interests.  She has had poems and prose published in various print and online forums and is currently preparing her first book of poems for publication.

Event Type: Arts-Entertainment 

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