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 networ
For more information please click on the link: https://ocat.org.uk/
ONLINE ART THERAPY CPD COURSES, OXFORD COLLEGE OF ARTS & THERAPIES
Course 1: When thinking fails: Mentalization-based art therapy groups
Course 2: Group leadership style: Reflective practice exercise
The Oxford College of Arts & Therapies is delighted to launch its first two art therapy CPD online courses. These filmed lectures by Dr Neil Springham (PhD) address 'When thinking fails: Mentalization-based art therapy groups' and 'Group leadership style: Reflective practice exercise'. They include handouts and exercises.
They will be of interest to art therapists, artists in health, other professionals and students. We also hope that people who live in areas where accessing training is difficult will find these helpful.
Continuing Professional Development Certificates are downloadable on completion. Please visit our website www.ocat.org.uk
JUNG, CREATIVITY AND THE UNCONSCIOUS WORKSHOPS
January - March 2018
Join us for interactive workshops designed to harness your own creativity and use Jung’s theories on symbols. The workshops include play, painting, collage, fairy-tales and myths around symbolic themes: the forest, the sea, the shadow, for example. A previous participant wrote:
“These workshops were a wonderful experience, full of challenge, surprise, insight and fun, and a decisive point for me both professionally as a psychotherapist and personally as someone who wants to develop creatively”
All materials and resources are provided, plus CPD certificates.
For information on discounts for trainees and unemployed, email
For more information and booking details please click here
AN INTRODUCTION TO ART THERAPY, UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE
The course is intended as a first step to a qualification, or as an opportunity to discover how therapeutic art-making may be adapted to different contexts and clients, linked to key theories of wellbeing.
This is a sequence of three courses. You can attend one of them or all. Taken together they are a thorough introduction to the potential for art as a therapy through experiential learning, activity and involvement. Participants will be able to develop their own personal creativity while gaining an understanding of how Art Therapy is effective in health care and educational contexts and as a growing profession.
Symbol and Language
Course Date: Monday 12th February 2018 ~ 9.30 – 17.00
Course Cost: £165.00
Expression and Meaning
Course Date: Monday 9rd April 2018 ~ 9.30 – 17.00
Course Cost: £165.00
Looking and Making
Course Dates: Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th June 2018 ~ 10.00 – 16.00
Course Cost: £300.00
For more information and booking details please click on the PDF: Introduction to Art Therapy.pdf
INTRODUCTION TO ART THERAPY CPD COURSES
Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of February 2018
This Introduction offers a 12 hour, time honoured way of experiencing Art Therapy/Art Psychotherapy. Taken as a whole it will include presentations - case work – information – discussion – interactive experiential workshops – art materials, open studio in free time, and light refreshments. The aim of the course is to raise awareness of the effectiveness of Art Therapy as a clinical treatment.
Please click on the link for more information: http://www.lliwio.co.uk/
ART THERAPY ANGER AND CONFLICT WORKSHOPS
Forgiveness: Art Therapy Anger and Conflict Workshop
Anglesey: Thursday 8th March 2018
Art Therapy Anger and Conflict Workshops
Anglesey: Friday 9th, Saturday 10th, Sunday 11th of March 2018
Course facilitator: Marian Liebmann has worked in art therapy with offenders, with women’s groups and community groups, and more recently in the Inner City Mental Health Team in Bristol, where she has developed work on anger issues. She lectures on art therapy at several universities in the UK and Ireland. She also works in restorative justice, mediation and conflict resolution, and has run Art, Conflict and Anger workshops in many countries.
For more information please click on the link: http://www.lliwio.co.uk/
CRUSE BEREAVEMENT MASTERCLASSES WITH IRENE RENZENBRINK
Playing in the Ruins: Developing an Arts Based Practice in Bereavement Care
London - 27th February 2018
Cardiff - 1st March 2018
Birmingham - 6th March 2018
Leeds - 8th March 2018
The Cruse Masterclasses will enable experienced practitioners to exercise their creative imagination and enhance their bereavement counselling skills through an understanding of the relatively new field of Expressive Arts Therapy (EXA). An arts based approach to practice not only helps clients to heal the wounds of loss but also helps the practitioner to develop more effective self-care strategies. Irene Renzenbrink is an Australian social worker with 40 years’ experience in the health care field, specializing in palliative care, grief counselling and death education.
For more information and booking details please click here
THE ARTS THERAPIES AND BRAIN INJURY CONFERENCE (CHROMA)
Optimising Outcomes Across Assessment, Treatment and Care
15th March 2018, British Medical Association House, London
An international panel presents on the positive impact of the arts therapies on the assessment, treatment and care of people with a brain injury.
There is now greater awareness of the clinical importance arts therapies can play in furthering successful client outcomes as part of the overall MDT approach. Delegates will benefit from hearing the latest evidence based research from world leaders in this area as well as practical sessions where delegates can explore these approaches and gain understanding how implementation can help optimise outcomes in both the clinical as well as medico-legal setting.
PLEASE NOTE: Early Bird Discount available until 30th November 2017
For more information and booking details please click on the PDF here
NATIONAL ARTS IN HEALTH CONFERENCE AND SHOWCASE
Thursday 19 April 2018
The Conference and Showcase is an Aesop collaboration with the College of Medicine and Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
The main target audience is health professionals. The aim is to inspire them about the power of the arts to improve the lives of patients and health professionals, and to galvanise and equip them to work with artists and arts organisations.
Please click on the PDF for further information and the expression of interest form: Aesop showcase - EOI form.pdf
CONGRESS ATTACHMENT AND TRAUMA CONFERENCE
Personality Development and Psychotherapy
4 - 6th of May 2018, London
Attachment, simple and complex trauma can have an impact not only on the brain, but also on the personality development of human beings. In recent years, there has been a growing consensus within the scientific community on the importance of the connections between attachment, trauma, personality development and pathology.
Leading experts in all these fields will gather in London next May to share their vast knowledge about attachment, trauma, personality development and psychotherapy. After the first unforgettable conference in May 2017, this Congress is an unmissable event within the international landscape of psychology and psychotherapy. Besides eleven different presentations and one panel discussion per day, there will be ample space for discussion.
To find out more please click here
CERTIFICATE IN CLAY FIELD THERAPY
Part I will be 4-17 August 2018 - Clay Field Therapy with adults
Part II will be August 2019 - Clay Field Therapy with children
Facilitator Cornelia Elbrecht Art Therapist AThR, SEP
(see website for short video of Clay Field work in action and detailed info in ‘Trauma Healing at the Clay Field‘ by Cornelia Elbrecht)
A unique opportunity for arts therapists and other mental health professionals to learn about Trauma Healing at the Clay Field in an intensive four week long training programme in two parts in the UK. Usually trainings are in Europe/Australia.
Venue : Sutton, Woodbridge, Suffolk near the UK East Coast and offers the option of a study-holiday experience for professional and personal development.
For more information please click on the PDF: Clay Field.pdf