About This Course

The therapeutic, creative process of self expression through art, can improve our physical and mental health, as well as our emotional well being.

  • It helps us to manage our feelings in a more positive way
  • Can give us the confidence to address and resolve issues from the past and present
  • Increase self esteem and develop a greater self awareness

Creating art provides an outlet to express yourself freely, which will encourage and promote a healthier, happier life.

You don’t need any previous experience, and the course is suitable for everyone.  Please be  aware, this course will not qualify you to work as an art therapist.

What does the course cover?

The course curriculum covers a range of topics.

We’ll be looking at how to use various arts and therapy techniques in a range of settings. This includes painting, drawing as well as using music, dance and even drama as a therapeutic tool enabling you to bring healing and harmony to both yourself and to your clients.

We’ll also be looking at how we can utilize the creative process to address specific issues such as authenticity, recovery and mental health, as well as using therapeutic art techniques for the treatment of things such as PTSD, illness and when working with children.

Artistic therapy can be incredibly useful for children who may have experienced bullying or trauma and can provide a safe sanctuary to share their feelings and emotions.

As we progress through the course, we’ll be looking at the interpretation of art and understanding the importance of nonverbal communication, especially when working with clients who have experienced trauma or survived traumatic events.

This Therapeutic Art course is self paced and offers you complete flexibility. Choose to study at a time and place that suits you, safe in the knowledge that help is always at hand.

All of the artwork featured has been specifically created for the course and was donated by volunteer students who undertook the various exercises and activities contained within the lectures.  You will amazed and inspired by their creativity!

Requirements

  • The course is suitable for all levels including beginners
  • All you need is an open mind and a willingness to engage in the creative process!

What will I learn?

  • Use art as a means of self expression
  • Help others use the arts to heal and empower themselves
  • Help others by supporting them through the arts and the creative process
  • Enjoy the benefits that creative art brings to our emotional and physical well being
  • Use art as a means of relaxation and to unwind
  • Create art as a means for self healing and self discovery
  • Use the creative process for pure enjoyment and recreation
  • Explore facets of your personality and your clients’ personality using the creative process

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who enjoys art and being creative
  • Those people who would like to work on their self esteem and their self confidence
  • People who would like to express themselves better
  • People who work in therapeutic settings and would like to use creative techniques to support their clients and groups
  • People who want to explore a broader range of therapeutic tools and techniques
  • People who may be recovering from trauma or illness
  • People who are interested in self healing and self exploration

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned how to use arts therapy with other people to improve our emotional well being.

30 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

Get started today and learn more about arts therapy for improving one’s emotional well being.

Course Curriculum

Section 1 - Arts Therapy: History And Context
Artwork Featured In This Course 00:00:00
A Short History Of Art As Therapy 00:00:00
“Cave Paintings” By Abbey 00:00:00
“Cave Paintings” By Christy 00:00:00
“Cave Paintings” By Wendy 00:00:00
“Cave Paintings” By Rosa 00:00:00
Providing A Context For Art In Therapy Today 00:00:00
Benefits And Advantages Of Using Art Therapy Techniques 00:00:00
Imagery And Dreams “Sheelin” 00:00:00
Imagery In Art Therapy “Daniella” 00:00:00
Section 2 - Developing A Broader Understanding Of Art
Therapy Through All The Arts 00:00:00
Therapy Through Art 00:00:00
Therapy Through Dance 00:00:00
“Therapy Through Dance” – Serena 00:00:00
Therapy Through Drama 00:00:00
Therapy Through Music 00:00:00
Arts Therapy Through Music “Michelle” 00:00:00
“Therapy Through Music” By Abbey 00:00:00
Combining Therapy Approaches 00:00:00
Combining Therapy Approaches “Rosa” 00:00:00
Section 3 - Arts Therapy Techniques In Practice: Part One
Part One: Understanding The Ageing Population 00:00:00
Part Two: Understanding The Ageing Population 00:00:00
“Ageing” By Rhonda 00:00:00
Part One: Supporting The Ageing Process With Art Therapy Techniques 00:00:00
Part Two: Supporting The Ageing Process With Art Therapy Techniques 00:00:00
“Ageing” By Malka 00:00:00
Art And Mental Health 00:00:00
Art And Mental Health By Julie 00:00:00
Color And Color Therapy Perspectives 00:00:00
Color And Color Therapy Perspectives “Yvonne” 00:00:00
Authenticity, Creativity And Recovery: Part One 00:00:00
Authenticity, Creativity And Recovery: Part Two 00:00:00
“Authenticity, Creativity And Recovery” By Christy 00:00:00
Section 4 - Arts Therapy Techniques In Practice: Part Two
Stress, Anxiety And Trauma: Part One 00:00:00
Stress, Anxiety And Trauma: Part One 00:00:00
PTSD: Part One 00:00:00
PTSD: Part Two 00:00:00
Part One: Working With Children In Different Contexts 00:00:00
Part Two: Working With Children In Different Contexts 00:00:00
Section 5 - Arts Therapy Techniques In Practice: Part Three
Avoiding Over Interpretation 00:00:00
“Avoiding Over Interpretation” By Christy 00:00:00
Part One: Art Therapy Techniques In The Aftermath Of War, Terrorism And Crisis 00:00:00
Part Two: Art Therapy Techniques In The Aftermath Of War, Terrorism And Crisis 00:00:00
Part One: Understanding And Coming To Terms With Survivors Guilt 00:00:00
Part Two: Understanding And Coming To Terms With Survivors Guilt 00:00:00
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