Health & Complementary Therapies

Art Therapy Course

12 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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£199.00

What is Art Therapy?

Art Therapy is a growing field, which began by treating children and adults, who were emotionally scarred and/or physically disabled, with art and its creative process. In addition to its many benefits, many different types of people have been using Art Therapy for years.

This therapy is the deliberate use of art-making to address psychological and emotional needs. Art Therapy uses art media and the creative process to help in areas such as, self-expression, coping skills, stress management , and strengthened sense of identity. Art Therapy...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Introduction
  • Introduction
Module 1 - Introduction to Psychology & Neuroscience
  • Part 1: What is Psychology?
  • Part 2: The Development of Mental Health Treatment
  • Part 3: Mental Health Treatment Today
  • Part 4: Neuroscience
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 – Introduction to Basic Principles of Art Therapy
  • Part 1: How did Art Therapy Develop?
  • Part 2: The Basic Concepts of Art Therapy
  • Part 3: How is Art Therapy Practiced?
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 - Creative Therapy
  • Part 1: Art Therapy: Two Main Approaches
  • Part 2: Principles of Art Therapy
  • Part 3: Types of Creative Therapy Continued
  • Part 4: Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 - Mindful Creativity
  • Part 1: Art and Mindfulness
  • Part 2: Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 - Colour and Creation
  • Part 1: How Art Therapy Works
  • Part 2: Colour Therapy
  • Part 3: Latest Colour Research
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 - Art Therapy for Children
  • Part 1: Art Therapy and Child Development
  • Part 2: Child Brain Development
  • Part 3: Interpretation by Therapists
  • Part 4: Art Therapy vs Play Therapy
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 - Illness and Art
  • Part 1: Art Therapy and Mental Health
  • Part 2: How Art Therapy in Psychiatric Services has Developed
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 – Art Therapy with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Part 1: What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?
  • Part 2: Therapeutic Mechanisms
  • Part 3: Therapy Methods
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 – Art Therapy with Older Clients
  • Part 1: Changes Related to Ageing
  • Part 2: How Art Therapy Can Help Older Clients
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10 - Playtime!
  • Part 1: Art Therapy Techniques
  • Part 2: Happiness and Gratitude
  • Module 10 Assessment

Who is this course for?

If you are a social worker, coach, teacher, therapist, counsellor, psychologist, or anyone with a desire to learn and understand a new discipline and form of communication, then an Art Therapy education can help. This course is ideal for those that are either complete beginners to the field of Art Therapy and are considering making a career change to become a Art Therapist, with the aim of getting an insight and understanding of Art Therapist, or existing Art Therapists.

 

Accreditations

The Art Therapy Course will take you up to 200 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

This course is certified by the IANLPC (International Association of NLP & Coaching) and the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), both of which are internationally recognised organisations. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses. The IANLPC is a global support network for NLP Professionals and coaches, including the fields of Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy Business Coaching, Leadership, Nutritional, CBT, Personal Development and Holistic Therapy.

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