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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

 

2020 EVENTS & COURSES

OCTOBER COURSES


UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE: SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS

An Introduction to Art Therapy - Online:
This course will explore the process of creativity from a human, artistic and art therapy perspective. Lectures will present theories on the creative process, its impact on healthy human development and growth and why, in art therapy, it becomes central for healing and change for the client.

Course dates and times:
Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 October 2020 from 10:00 - 13:00
Course cost
£195.00

Case studies will illustrate how the art therapeutic relationship creatively engages vulnerable and
challenging clients in a unique form of expression and representation. Expressive art making sessions
will enable students to gain knowledge and understanding about creative ways of working with
symbolic imagery in art therapy.

If you wish to discuss this or any other creative art short course, please contact the short course team on 01707 285327 or ad-shortcourses@herts.ac.uk

To book online please click here

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

 

UPCOMING... 2021 EVENTS & COURSES

 

UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE: SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS

An Introduction to Art Therapy:
All three short courses provide an introduction to the potential for art to be therapeutic through experiential learning. Students will be able to develop their personal creativity while gaining an understanding of Art Therapy as a growing profession in health care and educational contexts.

The courses are linked through symbolic and expressive art making in which students learn through doing, creative making and reflecting on meaning. The courses are designed as a first step to qualification, or as an opportunity to discover how therapeutic art making may be adapted to different contexts and clients, linked to key theory. Information about Art Therapy as a profession and a recommended reading list will be provided.

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

For more information and booking details please click here