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The Poetry Therapist specialty is generally very female-friendly with a large majority (62%) of providers reporting as female compared to only 37% reporting as male. People living in New York, Illinois, Texas, Arizona, and Oklahoma enjoy living in one of the 5 most popular states/territories where Poetry Therapist providers practice. In all, there are 71 registered Poetry Therapist providers in the United States with over 12 of those located in New York alone while around 7 chose to practice in Illinois. Poetry Therapist providers have been assigned the 102X00000X taxonomy code in the NPI registry, which is a Level II Classification. Click here for more information about medical specialty types.
Overall, Poetry Therapist specialists practice in 31 different states/territories.
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A medical or mental health professional who has attained credentials after satisfactorily completing a poetry therapy training program approved by the National Federation for Biblio/Poetry Therapy (NFBPT). Training includes didactic work, peer group experience, and supervised practicum.An NFBPT credentialed certified poetry therapist (CPT) or registered poetry therapist (PTR) integrates discussion of published literature and reflective or creative writing into the psychotherapeutic process to achieve goals of emotional well-being, symptom reduction, and improved interpersonal communication.Certified poetry therapists and registered poetry therapists are licensed mental health professionals with advanced training in the theory and practice of poetry therapy. CPTs and PTRs are qualified to work independently with emotionally troubled populations in clinical, rehabilitative, community and educational institutions. They also work with emotionally healthy individuals adjusting to developmen