Cynthia Blomquist Gustavson Stillwater, MN high school, attended Gustavus Adolphus College, BS from Boston Univ. grad work at U of MN, United Seminary of the Twin Cities, MSW Louisiana State Univ. Teacher, Social worker, Pastoral counselor, Psychotherapist, Author of 3 poetry books, 7 poetry therapy books, and a children's book, as well as numerous articles in journals and textbooks. ELCA Church Council '13-/'19, exec comm, Prog & Serv chair.


I am a writer who has specialized in using poetry in therapy, one of the first to write workbooks for use by both therapists and public. They can be found at I have also written scholarly articles and chapters about poetry therapy, and have given workshops around the world on this subject. I love writing poetry, and am currently working on a memoir.

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