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Art Therapy 5-Day Intensive Course: Nov 2016 Cape Town

By Art Therapy South Africa
Wed, Nov 9 7:30AM - Tue, Nov 15 2:30PM
Art Therapy South Africa, Cape Town

A 5-Day Intensive Introductory Art Therapy Workshop in Cape Town. This 5-day intensive course offers you an opportunity to gain a deeper working understanding of the international Art Therapy training both with individuals and various client groups. It includes experiential art making, case studies, journaling & Art Therapy theory daily including psychodynamic literature & readings. Skills & experiences gained by participants can be adapted to and incorporated into personal and work spheres. "I found Art Therapy to be liberating as it enabled me to explore and express parts of myself that I don't normally do..." (Shamillah) Target Audience: The course is targeted at ALL ADULTS including professionals, mental health practitioners, therapists, social workers, OT's, educators, artists, parents and students who are interested in and want to learn about Art Therapy. What do I gain from the course? The skills and experiences gained by participants can be adapted to and incorporated into all professional work spheres such as various therapeutic interventions, teaching art, running groups with adults and children, coaching, workshop training and facilitation etc. The course also provides an invaluable opportunity for enhancing creative and personal insight, exploration, self-growth, self-reflection as well as learning through dynamic group interaction. NO art skill is necessary in order to benefit from the course. Everyone has the ability to be creative through art! The importance in Art Therapy is on the creative PROCESS and not only the aesthetic product. There are also no judgements made on the artwork. "Art Therapy equipped me for the next portion of my journey in life, business, marriage and parenthood.” (Liesel) * 20 CPD points available upon request * Art Therapy in groups is a highly effective, powerful and dynamic process. Working within a group format encourages the learning of new and inspiring creative uses of various mediums as a means of expression. Interaction with other group members provides an opportunity for sharing of feedback and insights around the image making process thereby enhancing the learning experience. Although the facilitating Art Therapist follows a Psychodynamic approach, an eclectic tool kit is used when appropriate and includes a combination of Art Therapy interventions, coaching,journey therapy tools, archetypes and numerology. The course is extremely beneficial for both personal and professional growth. Duration of Course: 5 consecutive days (excl weekend) Please note that the course does not enable you to practice as an Art Therapist as Art Therapy is a 2-year full-time Masters training only available internationally. This course is also run for existing groups upon request. Full Cost 2016: R7,895 per participant Early Bird Costs: R7,695 per participant (For bookings confirmed before 31 Oct 2016, for 2nd Art Therapy course, or for 2 or more people) Extra Early bird special!! R7,395 pp (for bookings confirmed before 31 July 2016, for 3rd Art Therapy course, for 3 or more people, or existing individual clients) Cost includes all course manual, art materials, journal & refreshments Medical Aid: Course fees may be claimed back after attendance of the sessions (This comes out of savings portion of medical aids) Bookings are only secured with both: 1: Completed application form 2: Deposit (R2000) or full payment Space is limited so book early to avoid disappointment! Bookings: Book online:; or email Sam on 083 326 6655 for a booking form Note: 20 CPD points requested !

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