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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 2020 COURSES
JANURARY COURSES

 

THERAPY & ENTEPRENEURSHIP
Exciting New Online Mentorship Program

Doors open on 8th January 2020

  • Business training, including mindset, creating opportunities, networking, confidence, public speaking, funding and setting up services.
  • Creative adventures, using creativity to support your business ideas, vision boards, life design, visualisations, art therapy activities, embodiment, and meditation.
  • Q&A training videos. Opportunity to ask specific questions about self-employment and entrepreneurship.
    Interviews with successful therapists in business.
  • Group reflective practice and supervision live zoom call. An opportunity to be supported by other therapists within a safe online space. 
  • A supportive creative online community, a safe, creative space to share your ideas and personal growth with other therapists.


For more information please visit
here
Or contact Melissa King at Info@insightvoyager.com

 

FEBRUARY 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.

Symbol and Language
Course Date: Monday 17th February 2020 ~ 9.30 – 17.00

Course Cost: £195.00

Expression and Meaning
Course Date: Monday 6th April 2020 ~ 9.30 – 17.00

Course Cost: £195.00

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



ART THERAPY IN MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES: REFRAMING PRACTICE 

You are warmly invited to an event to launch Art Therapy in Museums and Galleries: Reframing Practice, edited by Helen Jury and Ali Coles and published by Jessica Kingsley here. This will take place on Saturday 29th February 2020 at the National Gallery in London, 2.00pm - 5.30pm.

There will be speakers, a panel discussion, and a drinks reception. The cost is £12 for BAAT members (or £15) and tickets are limited. There is also an associated 'Slow Look' event from 12.30pm - 1.30pm which is free of charge.

Please book via the links here (or email tickets@ng-london.org.uk)

 

APRIL COURSES



BELFAST 2020: OPEN GROUND MUSIC THERAPY IN COLLABORATION & EXCHANGE

The British Association of Music Therapy (BAMT) will be hosting their 4th conference at Queen’s University Belfast from the 3rd – 5th April 2020.

Our theme, ‘Open Ground: Music Therapy in Collaboration and Exchange’, seeks to explore partnerships with/between music therapists, colleagues, arts practitioners, researchers and broader organisations.

There will be a multitude of presentations including case studies and new research, in addition to poster presentations, workshops and round table discussions.

We would love to extend a warm welcome to those outside our profession to attend and share their expertise. It promises to be another diverse and fascinating event.

For more information please click 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