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Nancy S. Scherlong, LCSW, PTR, CJT, M/S

Nancy S. Scherlong, LCSW, PTR, CJT, M/S is a licensed clinical social worker in the states of NY and CT, a registered poetry therapist, certified journal therapist and a trainer in both methods. Nancy is a writer and integrative psychotherapist specializing in traumatic stress and addiction recovery. She has used therapeutic writing and psychodramatic action methods for over 25 years. She provides workshops as well as distance coaching, consultation and training services. She teaches in several New York area graduate social work programs, is on the core faculty of the Therapeutic Writing Center and is a member of the training staff at Kint Institute. Nancy also serves as current President of the International Federation for Biblio-Poetry Therapy (IFBPT). Nancy has been featured in several articles, is a published poet and is the co-author of a chapter in Creative Arts-Based Group Therapy with Adolescents, Eds C. Haen and N.B. Webb. For more visit

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About this course

Create a Daily Practice for Happiness & Joy
Instructor – Nancy Scherlong, LCSW, PTR, CJT, M/S
Would you like more peace, more relaxation?  Is your life sometimes over-busy and it’s hard to fit in routines that nurture you?  Grab your journal and join us this summer!  Together we will journey through Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh’s spiritual sourcebook, Happiness.  Most of our memories of joyfulness involve a sensory awareness and feeling fully present.  Through selected readings, poems and journal prompts, we will identify practices that help us “stay” in the moment with our experiences.  We will create both individual and community rituals for expansion into vitality that feed our mind, body, soul and relationships.  CEUs Available.
Required Text: Happiness:  Essential Mindfulness Practices by Thich Nhat Hanh

Please note: The $205 price is tuition + $15 non-refundable technology fee.

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