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External Courses



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

Looking and Making Course Dates:  Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th June 2017 ~ 10.00 – 16.00

Offered over 2 days this course explores the relationship between therapeutic art making and the benefits of looking and viewing art.

For more information please click on the PDF: An Introduction to Art Therapy v4a.pdf



Event dates: 30 August - 3 September 2017

The 20th International Congress of the International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis (ISPS) will take place in Liverpool, United Kingdom, 30th August - 3rd September, 2017. The call for papers on the conference theme, Making Real Change Happen, is now open, with a specific category for Arts and Arts Therapies.

The UK Art, Drama, and Music Therapy Associations are included in a long list of organisations supporting this significant international conference. This is a real opportunity for UK arts therapists to network with an international audience.

Further details available on the conference website here