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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

 

BODY IMAGE: USING CLAY AS A TOOL FOR REFLECTION

Practical Workshop for Arts Therapists & Art Therapy Students, Saturday 11th May 2019

The Pottery, Highmoor Cross, Henley on Thames, RG9 5DS, Oxfordshire

 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.

These workshops are limited to 6 and allow for the practical and reflective work employed by participants for my recent doctorate based on the above title.
 
10.00 am Arrival - Coffee/Tea
10.20 Introduction to the process 
10.45 Practical work with clay
11.45 Clear up and Coffee break 
12.00 Discussion among group
12.45 Outstanding questions to Trisha 
1 pm End

Your clay images can be fired if you choose and may be picked up at a later date at no extra charge
Workshop including materials - £85 per person 
CPD certificates on request

  
For more information or to book please contact Dr Trisha Crocker on trisha@trishacrocker.co.uk
 

AN INTRODUCTION TO ART THERAPY 

University of Hertfordshire

Expression and Meaning: Monday 8th April 2019
Looking and Making: Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th June 2019

Our short courses provide an introduction to the potential for art to be therapeutic through experiential learning. You will develop your own personal creativity while gaining an understanding of Art Therapy as a growing profession in health care and educational contexts. 

Our courses are linked through symbolic and expressive art making in which you learn through doing, creative making and reflecting on meaning. They 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.

For more information and booking please click here


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. 

 

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON: ARTS BASED METHODS TO ACCESS SALUTOGENIC COPING OF MARGINALIZED POPULATIONS


Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation
March 18-20, 2019 - Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Organizing committe:
Prof. Ephrat Huss, Prof. Orna Braun-Lewensohn, Dr. Khaled Al-Said, Mr. Hassan Ganayiem; Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

To read more please click here  

 

A DANGEROUS EXPERIMENT? GROUNDING, CENTRING & EXPLORING YOU EMOTIONAL STRENGTH 

Sat, 6 Apr 2019, 10:00 – Sun, 7 Apr 2019, 16:30 
Lea Green Outdoor Activities Centre, Main Rd, Lea, DE4 5GJ
 
The first of this year's Potting Shed events for therapists, counsellors and mental health professionals; offering a creative weekend of grounding, centring & space to explore your emotional self.

"Learning to treat ourselves lovingly may at first feel like a dangerous experiment" Sharon Salzberg

We hold a space for our clients, supporting their emotional wellbeing and encouraging their self-care, but what impact does that have on us? How can we build our emotional resilience and embark on the 'dangerous experiment' of self-care.

For more information and booking please click here

  


FOUNDATION COURSE IN ART PSYCHOTHERAPY 2019
 

The University of Roehampton 
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.

Please click here to download an application form
 
For more information and booking details please click here