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Monday, 9 July 2018

7th Annual Conference: Writing For Wellness: Accentuate the Positive

Irish Poetry Therapy Network
7th Annual Conference
in collaboration with
Lapidus International and

This year, IPTN’s Conference is in collaboration with Lapidus International and International Academy for Poetry Therapy. These two international organisations will bring their experience of writing for well-being to Ireland for, what promises to be, an innovative and exciting weekend.  

Writing for Wellness: Accentuate the Positive    
Join us on a weekend of personal development through the inner world of dreams, poetry, and oral and written story-telling.
Qualified and experienced facilitators working in Ireland, UK and Wales will lead these experiential sessions. No writing experience is necessary and work will not be critiqued.

Mike Hackett
Key Speaker
We are delighted to welcome Mike Hackett, psychotherapist and oneironaut (dream traveller). Facilitator of the Dublin Dream Appreciation Group, he is also a member and patron of the International Association for the Study of Dreams.

VenueAshdown Park Hotel, Gorey, Co. Wexford, Ireland

Date: Weekend 13/14 October 2018

Fee : €70 per day (€60 IPTN & Lapidus members)        
        €120 weekend (€100 IPTN & Lapidus members)                                           Meals can be purchased in the hotel 

Fees payable in € to Irish Poetry Therapy Network by cheque or P.O. 
and posted to:
Bernie Walsh, Treasurer IPTN, 
60 Hazelwood, Gorey, 
Co. Wexford, 

Places are limited, so to ensure you will not be disappointed, please reserve your place by emailing  irishpoetrytherapynetwork@gmail.com

See Events page for more information on conference programme