AN INTRODUCTION TO ART THERAPY, HERTFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY
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.
Symbol and Language Course Date: Monday 13th February 2017 ~ 9.30 – 17.30
Offered over one day this course explores how the symbolic plays a significant part in how and what we communicate to the world.
Expression and Meaning Course Date: Monday 3rd April 2017 ~ 9.30 – 17.30
Offered over one day this course explores the expressive, inherent qualities in therapeutic art making and the potential for personal discovery.
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
ANGLESEY INTRODUCTION TO ART THERAPY
Friday 10th, Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th March 2017
Course Convener: Judith Moss SRATh. RATh.
Cost: £125 (Bursaries may be offered to students and the unemployed if ten or more participants apply before 28th February).
For details see www.lliwio.co.uk
SQUARE THE CIRCLE SYMBOLISM AND CREATIVITY WORKSHOPS
Bali, March 24th to April 1st 2017
An acclaimed art therapy based workshops series is coming from London to Bali from March 24th to April 1st 2017. The workshops combine the use of colouring pictures with Jungian ideas of the collective unconscious and achieving self- knowledge through exploring symbols. What better place to do this than the beautiful island of Bali, steeped in artistic cultural heritage and rich, vibrant symbolism? We stay at the luxurious Indies Estate in Sanur, in villas with beautiful ensuite bedrooms and our own pool.
For more information please click on the PDF: Square the Circle.pdf
MAKING REAL CHANGE HAPPEN
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