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External Courses

 

ONLINE COURSES

E.LEARNING: ART THERAPY INTRODUCTION AND FOUNDATION COURSES, OXFORD COLLEGE OF ARTS & THERAPIES

These courses have been designed by experienced art therapists to help participants decide if an art therapy career is for them. They are also helpful for people who may already use art in their work and wish to develop their creative practice. We aim to provide art therapy introductory training to people who may find it hard to access this because of where they live. Please visit our website for details on our introductory discounts in May and to meet our international faculty members as well as find out how to connect to our worldwide network.

For more information please click on the link: https://ocat.org.uk/

 

E.LEARNING: STUDIO AND OPEN GROUPS, OXFORD COLLEGE OF ARTS & THERAPIES

This e.learning course focuses on art therapy studio and open groups practice and includes:

* Definition, difference & common ground between the two models 
* The concepts and practice of dynamic administration 
* Structural and boundary differences in group types 
* Best practices for each type of group, including referrals, integration of approaches (directive, interactive, non-directive), observational skills, enabling engagement in art making, how to discuss artworks, group theory and practice challenges, and co-working. 

For more information please click on the link: ocat.org.uk/courses/cpd-studio-and-open-groups

 

ME' MANAGING EMOTIONS: ONLINE SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAM

10 Hourly Sessions of (DBT) Informed Skills Training for Health Care Professionals: Optional Art Exercises plus PDF Manual

This training covers DBT History, Skills Training Groups, Individual DBT Therapy along with modules of DBT – Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness. Also included are examples of how to complete Diary Cards and Chain Analysis

For more information and a free introductory video visit www.expressivetherapyclinic.com.au here

All materials in this ME Managing Emotions Program have been adapted from Professor Marsha Linehan’s Skills Training Manuals 1993, 2015 and information from www.behavioraltech.org or modifications to those © documents. 

To download application form here

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2020 EVENTS & COURSES
JUNE COURSES




UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE: SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS

An Introduction to Art Therapy
 
This is a sequence of courses. You can attend one or all three. Taken together they are a thorough introduction to the potential for art as therapy through experiential learning, activity and involvement. Participants will be able to develop their creativity while gaining an understanding of how Art Therapy is effective in health care and educational contexts. These courses are linked through symbolic and expressive art-making and are intended as a first step to a qualification, or as an opportunity to discover how therapeutic art-making may be adapted to different contexts and clients, linked to key theories of wellbeing.

Looking and Making
Course Dates: Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd June 2020 ~ 10.00 – 16.00
Course Cost: £300.00

Visit the website for more details here

For more information and booking details please click here

  


THE POTTING SHED PRESENTS INTO THE WOODS

A Creative Exploration Of Trauma
6th-7th June, 10:00 – 16:00


 "What makes night within us may leave stars." ~ Victor Hugo

As clinicians we try to shine a light in the darkness of trauma, but so often the way ahead cannot be seen. As if venturing into the woods the path through trauma can be scary, dark and unknown.

Day 1: Will offer practical tools, somatic explorations and creative exercises to expand thinking around trauma.
Day 2: A reflective day with space to play, create and experiment - using the grounds, gardens and potting shed of Lea Green.

For more information & booking details please visit here

 

JULY COURSES



CLAY FIELD THERAPY SUMMER SCHOOL

Facilitator: Cornelia Elbrecht AThR, SEP, REAT
Venue: Lanehead, East of Lake, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AA
Date: 10 – 24 July 2020 

Trauma Healing at the Clay Field is a sensorimotor, bottom-up approach particularly valuable for treating adults suffering from complex trauma and children with developmental needs. The focus is on haptic perception; how the hands touch the symbolic world of the Clay Field. Almost all trauma involves touch. Neurobiology suggests the need to address learnt action patterns stored in the brainstem, in order to undo early developmental setbacks. Clay Field Therapy is unique in its ability fulfil earliest developmental needs in a self-directed way, without a focus on symptoms or “what happened”...
 
Contact Cornelia by email at cornelia@sensorimotorarttherapy.com 
Visit the website www.sensorimotorarttherapy.com here 
For more information please click here

 

OCTOBER COURSES

 

FOUNDATION COURSE IN ART PSYCHOTHERAPY 2020

University of Roehampton 
Start date: 24th October 2020


Join our highly successful Art Psychotherapy evening Foundation course starting in October. The Foundation course aims to provide a broad outline and introduction to the subject of Art Psychotherapy, as well as reflect the Jungian analytical model taught at the University of Roehampton.

Students will have the opportunity to learn through a combination of experiential workshops as well as theory lectures. Individuals attend from a variety of backgrounds including those wishing to prepare to apply for a qualifying Masters programme in Art Psychotherapy. Others complete the course as CPD. These workshops will be limited in size and facilitated by a qualified and experienced state-registered art psychotherapist.

For more information and booking details please click here