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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

For more information and booking click here

 

UPCOMING... 2021 EVENTS & COURSES

 

UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE: SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS

Upcoming 2021 Courses

An Introduction To Art Therapy

A series of three short courses that offer an introduction to the potential for art therapy to be a source of personal feeling and meaning.  Designed as a first step towards further professional qualification or as an opportunity to discover how therapeutic art making may be adapted to different contexts and vulnerable clients and groups.

For more information and booking details please click the links below:

Symbol and Language
Course Date: Monday 15th February 2021 ~ 9.30 – 17.00
Course Cost: £195.00

Expression and Meaning
Course Date: Monday 29th March 2021 ~ 9.30 – 17.00
Course Cost: £195.00

Looking and Making
Course Dates: Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd June 2021 ~ 10.00 – 16.00

Course Cost: £300.00

On campus links
Introduction to Art Therapy - Symbol and Language
Introduction to Art Therapy - Expression and Meaning
Introduction to Art Therapy - Looking and Making

Online links
Introduction to Art Therapy - Symbol and Language Online Course
Introduction to Art Therapy - Expression and Meaning Online Course
Introduction to Art Therapy - Looking and Making Online Course

 

CLAY FIELD THERAPY SUMMER SCHOOL


Facilitator: Cornelia Elbrecht AThR, SEP, REAT
Venue: Lanehead, East of Lake, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AA          
Date: 13 July 2021 - 30 July 2021 


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 via email at cornelia@sensorimotorarttherapy.com 
Visit the website www.sensorimotorarttherapy.com