DTILA Poetry Therapeutic Groups
Poetry Therapy Therapeutic Group
Date: Sunday, March 6
6 Weeks (ongoing group)
Time: 10 am to 12 pm (PST) On ZOOM
Instructor: Terhi Korkiakangas, Ph.D, Cl.Hyp
Participants will transform themselves through poetry by exploring relevant themes such as relationships, connections to nature and change while finding ways to invite their imagination and the calling of their innermost selves.
Terhi Korkiakangas, Ph.D, Cl.Hyp is a poet, writer, and research psychologist who believes in the healing power of words. She facilitates poetry groups for wellbeing and personal growth and is completing a CAPF (Certified Applied Poetry Facilitator) from the International Federation for Bibliotherapy and Poetry Therapy. Terhi is also a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and has trained in Rapid Transformational Therapy. Her work is based on the premise that the language we use to dialogue with ourselves impacts our minds and bodies. Her passion is to help people to overcome their fears and limitations by changing the inner narrative and to activate their innate ability to heal and restore themselves. She also empowers women to release subconscious barriers around fertility and holds space for those who have experienced a pregnancy loss. Terhi draws on her interdisciplinary background, and her poetry facilitation is influenced by her transformational work with the subconscious mind. Terhi has taught psychology courses at the university level and developed and facilitated workshops for healthcare. In recent years, Terhi has moved beyond academia to focus more exclusively on the mind-body interaction and the creative practices for healing. She is the founder of Poetry Co., poetry facilitation for