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COURSEWORK (Online or In Person)

Online Classes with the Therapeutic Writing Institute

All 8-week courses offered through the Therapeutic Writing Institute are approved for 16 hours of continuing education through the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). All classes are DORA-compliant. Upcoming summer classes (4-week classes, approved for 8 hours of CE), Jul 12-Aug 8:

  • Weaving Shadow & Light in Life Story
  • Clearing Your Clutter
  • Night Write: Exploring Dreams
  • Silence Between the Words
  • Writing with Teens at Risk: A Facilitator’s Workshop
  • The Summer Day: Mary Oliver’s Summer Poems
  • Journaling a Health Crisis
  • Writing Around the Block
  • …and more in our second 4-week summer session!

Continuing Education certificates are awarded after the successful completion of a course. There is no additional cost for CE certificates. Certificates are scanned and sent electronically within 3 weeks of the end of each term.

Any other documentation required by DORA can be provided upon request.

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CPD Hours (summer only): 8 hrs/per 4 wk term
CPD Hours (fall, winter & spring): 8 hrs/per 4 wk term

In-Person Seminars at Our Offices in Wheat Ridge

One-day seminars in The Power of Journal Therapy (basic clinical theory and applications) are held several times a year in our conference room at 38th and Marshall, Wheat Ridge, with ample free parking. Space is limited. Coffee, tea, continental breakfast and afternoon snack provided. $149 early registration, 6 CPD hours. Registration and continental breakfast, 8:30-9:00; seminar 9-noon and 1-4.  Lunch on your own.


Monthly individual or group consultation on how and when to add journal therapy to client services, stuck cases, resistant clients, diagnosis-specific interventions. In-person in Wheat Ridge or by teleconference or webinar.

CPD Hours: 1.5/session


Guided home study on the essential texts in journal/poetry therapy.

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CPD Hours: Variable