Lapidus International and Metanoia Institute

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Lapidus International promotes the practice of words for wellbeing and the benefits it brings. Lapidus supports its members, many of whom are words for wellbeing practitioners working in education, health, community, voluntary, private and public sectors, by sharing information, holding events and creating networks through its country and regional groups.

Lapidus International welcomes anyone with an interest, whether professional or personal, in words for wellbeing. The organisation has members throughout the UK and abroad.  Find out more about Lapidus International here.


metanoia-logoMetanoia Institute is a well-established educational charity, specialising in the professional training programmes for counsellors, psychotherapists, counselling psychologists, supervisors, coaches and organisational development consultants.

Founded in the early 1980s, they were among the first organisations in the UK to offer humanistically oriented professional training programmes. Find out more about the Metanoia Institute here.


Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP) is a growing field of research and practice. The Metanoia Institute provides a course which aims to prepare students for the challenges and demands of working in the field of CWTP. The core values of the course are humanistic and person-centred, emphasising people’s potential for growth, change and movement in a positive direction in their lives.

A Bristol based course offering the option of a one year part-time non-clinical PGCert, or non-clinical PGDip on completion of a further part-time year. Participants then have the option to complete a research dissertation and obtain the MSc award