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External 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

 

OPEN EVENING WITH PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY ASSOCIATION
Thursday 1st November 2018, 19.00 - 21.00pm, London

This evening is an opportunity to learn more about the Intensive Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training with Adults at the bpf and to meet with members of the PPA Training Committee. Dr Ronald Doctor will be talking about becoming and being a psychotherapist. There will also be time for individual conversations to help you in preparing to apply for the Training.

For ore information please click here

 

THE POTTING SHED PRESENTS: STEPPING OUT OF THE FRAME
17th-18th November 2018 (12 hours CPD)
Discount available for Region9 Members

A non-residential retreat weekend exploring resilience and containment. The final in this year’s retreats offers a creative exploration of the therapeutic frame and all that we hold and contain in our therapy practice. 
 
"It is difficult to see the picture when you are inside the frame" Anon.

While holding the frame for our clients how can we best support ourselves? What does holding the frame mean, what toll can it take? Facilitated by experienced Art Psychotherapists & trainers Bethan Baëz-Devine & Sharon Herriot.
 
For further information and booking please click here

 

MEMORY, IMAGINATION, PUPPETRY AND THE TRANSITIONAL OBJECT
An audience and discussion with Tom Morris, OBE
Sunday 18th November 
14:30 - 16:30

In an informal afternoon audience Tom Morris, artistic director of the Bristol Old Vic and co-director of the play War Horse, will talk about the influences in his theatre making of Winnicott’s work on transitional space and the transitional object. In particular he will speak about his use of puppetry in live theatre, which found its most powerful expression in the remarkable bringing to life of “Joey” in the theatre adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s best-selling novel War Horse.

For further information and booking please click on the link: www.britishpsychotherapyfoundation.org.uk

 

BODY IMAGE: USING CLAY AS A TOOL FOR REFLECTION
Practical Workshop for Arts Therapists & Art Therapy Students, Saturday 19th January 2019

A morning of practical hands on clay making and discussion facilitated by Dr Trisha Crocker to consider the client /patient point of view and the ways in which clay can be used as a tool for reflection of body-image. The logistics and ways of using clay in an art therapy environment will be discussed.
 
Please click on the PDF for more information: Practical_Workshops.pdf