Therapeutic Poetry - Clinical Trainings

 

Dr. T was very engaging and personable. It was easy to listen to him speak because he used his own experiences to validate the theory behind why poetry is useful for therapeutic services.

 

You did an outstanding and captivating job. After all these years working with you, I have a new found admiration for your talents as a therapist, instructor and poet/author.

 

Program Description

Words have the power to heal, improve and enhance the quality of life of those we work with. What we say matters and poems create lasting memories in clients that may contain solutions, encouragement or hints of ways to survive and thrive. Join Dr. Tietbohl, international poet-performer, on an interactive journey to explore the magic of words and learn how poems can be used to understand clients, customize treatment, and provide individualized solutions for a wide range of situations. From listening to poems to assisting in the creation of a Group Poem, you will experience an informative, fun-filled, educational and interactive moment in time as you discover the history and mystery of rhyme and the relevance this has for your work. Learn ways to tune in to the specific which has universal relevance. Dr. Tietbohl performs in a captivating way that rivets attention as he shares practical suggestions and tips learned from 25+ years of clinical work in a wide range of settings.

What were the program's strengths?

Dr T’s creativity enthusiasm for his topic and his clinical knowledge and skill.Thank you for asking Dr T to present.

 

Dr. T was very engaging and personable. It was easy to listen to him speak because he used his own experiences to validate the theory behind why poetry is useful for therapeutic services.

 

Dr. T's knowledge and sharing of his poems. Suggestions on ways to use in ongoing practice.

 

Dr. Tietbohl delivered a very active interesting and engaging presentation. Also it was fun and something I would like to utilize in evaluating and establishing rapport with a new client. It could also help in understanding an individual.

 

Dr. Tietbohl was enthusiastic and sincere and shared ideas that have strong meaning for him.

 

In vivo poetry writing among audience members so we could see how this might be done among a group of participants helped a lot.

 

Authentic friendly style of the speaker-Phil-you are a natural at this! 

 

The presenter extended himself in such a way to allow the audience to really encounter how he thinks and how he works. This takes a lot of courage and makes for a rich experience! That and "he forces us to think."

 

The speaker's examples of the use of poetry as a therapeutic tool and his passion for the subject.

 

Thanks Phil-Found myself rhyming on the front steps of C building on my way out of your lecture: “Is it raining pretty good? - I’ll put up my hood!”

 

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These types of training sessions are suitable for a wide range of venues, from small group practices to large group workshops or grand-round lectures.