Duration: One Academic Year (Part-time. One weekend a month, Oct to Apr) Entry to this course is by interview.
Course fee: €1,400
The Certificate in Principles of Art Therapy (level 8, 10 credits) offers an introduction to the core principles of Art Therapy – boundaries, the image, self-inquiry, process and the triangular relationship. Through experiential workshops, lectures and seminars, the course aims to provide a deeper understanding of the art therapy process. Many graduates from this course go on to undertake the MA in Art Therapy.
This course provides an opportunity to find out more about art therapy, exploring the history of Art Therapy and its theoretical underpinning through an extensive lecture programme. An opportunity is provided, through experiential workshops to experience and reflect on the process of Art Therapy within a group setting. Seminars, journaling and essay writing challenge participants to develop the practice of reflecting on their experiential learning and relating it to theory.