Art as Communication Workshop

Art as Communication Workshop
past 3 months ago

Starts: Monday, 18 July, 2016 03:30pm

Ends: Monday, 5 September, 2016 06:30pm

Event Details

An 8-week experiential Art Therapy journey combining art activity with introductory Art Therapy concepts.

CPD Point available.

Each week different art materials are introduced (e.g. paint, clay, pastels, charcoal, ink, shoe polish, pastels, sand, stones, objects etc) as a means of self expression and communication within a group format.

NO art skill is necessary in order to benefit from attending the course.

Target Audience:
Adults who are interested in and want to learn about Art Therapy. The skills and experiences gained by participants can be adapted to and incorporated in your current work spheres, as well as serve as a journey for self growth, personal insight and development.

Course Content:
Each week the group is exposed to a variety of different art mediums from which members have an opportunity to safely create and explore images and share them voluntarily within the safety of the group – thereby enabling communication, meaning, understanding, learning and personal transformation.

Basic principles of Art Therapy are explored such as the creation of a Safe Space, Boundaries, Containment, Symbol Formation, An Internal and External world and Transitional objects.

Duration: This course runs every Monday morning OR evening for 8 weeks. Please specify availability

Cost: R3200 pp for 8 weeks
Early Bird: R2800 pp for 8 weeks (bookings confirmed a month prior)

Medical aid: Course fees may be claimed back from medical aid after attendance of the course