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An Invitation to Expression

February 16, 2016

Dr. Bahareh Amidi is a poetry therapist who believes words and voice can be instrumental in the healing process. She holds an undergraduate degree from Menlo College, a Masters Degree in Family, Marriage and Child Counseling Psychology from College of Notre Dame and a PhD from Catholic University in Educational Psychology. She completed her Certification in Poetry Therapy at the California based Institute for Poetic Medicine. Dr. Amidi has shared the tremendous potential of Poetry Therapy on the prestigious TEDx platform with people from all over the world. She grew up in the USA and is currently based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

2:10pm – 3:30pm

Student Workshop (students only)
Location: Brawner 407

3:30pm – 4pm


4pm – 5pm

Tea with faculty & staff (Library)

5:30pm – 7pm

Poetry reading and reception (Students, Alumni, Staff and Faculty)
Location: The Fireside Room (Student Union)

Here is a sample of her work: Looking at my Same Life with New Eyes
For more, go to website www.bahareh.com.

For more information, please contact Joanne Ferchland-Parella at jferchland@menlo.edu or 650.543.3704.

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