Art Therapy 1-Day Intro Course (Cape Town)

EARLY BIRD!

Course Date: Mon 30 or Tues 31 Aug 2021

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Description

This one-day course is aimed at introducing you to the dynamic and exciting process of Art Therapy and its application for adults and children of all ages. An exciting combination of learning, experiential art-making and questions and answers in a group environment. No art experience required!

Art Therapy is a creative treatment process which is beneficial for people of all ages to assist in personal growth, insight and development. The course is targeted at all adults including professionals, therapists, educators, artists, parents and students (etc) who are curious about Art Therapy and want to gain a taste and experience of what it is about. The course is useful for both the novice and those who want a top-up from previous Art Therapy courses in a familiar, safe, creative and nurturing space.

The learning takes place through discussions, experiential art making and voluntary sharing (without judgment) within a dynamic group format. Introductory Art Therapy concepts will be introduced and discussed. A variety of art materials will be made available for experiential art-making, which is followed by a voluntary sharing and reflection of images within the group, which leads to greater insights into the art making process. Questions are explored during the workshop too.

The skills and experiences gained by participants at this seminar can be adapted to and incorporated in diverse work spheres as well as one’s personal life. This workshop is not run as frequently as the longer workshops but may be run upon request for existing groups of people, privately or professionally and for groups of therapists requiring CPD points.

Course Details

Mon 30 Aug or Tues 31 Aug 2021

Please indicate the date you'd like to book for, when making your booking. Please also indicate if you are flexible for any of the other dates, as not all options will be run (dependent on bookings).

This course is also run on request for existing groups. Please send me an email to find out more.

Costs

Full Fee: R1550 pp
Early Bird: R1450 pp (payments made before 31 July 2021)

Payment plans welcome - please email me to discuss.

Medical Aid: Reimbursements after attendance of seminar, from savings portion.

CPD points have been applied for.

Please email me if you have any questions or queries.

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How to Make a Booking

  1. To book, click the "Book Now" button.
  2. Complete the booking form and make payment securely with your debit/credit card (VISA or Mastercard), Bank Transfer or with Zapper.

ONLY 6 PLACES LEFT!

Full Fee: R1550 R1450 (Early Bird ends 31 Jul 2021)

Questions or queries

Samantha Davis
Tel: 083 326 6655
Email: info@arttherapy.co.za

Groups: Space is limited – book early to avoid disappointment!

Facilitator: Samantha Davis, internationally trained and registered Art Psychotherapist (HPCSA #AT0000469 - view verification document here) with almost 20 years’ experience. Learn more about Sam here.

PLEASE NOTE: This course does not equip you to practice as an Art Therapist. Art Therapy is a 2 year full-time Masters training only available internationally. Following this, one needs to register with the HPCSA to practice Art Therapy in South Africa.

This course/workshop may be facilitated in-house and adapted for existing groups / educators / teams / organizations / groups upon request at convenient times.

For more info on other upcoming Art Therapy courses, go here.

Click here to also find upcoming workshops on the Art Therapy South Africa Facebook page.

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“I grew more than I thought possible.”

- Alfred -

“For the first time in my life I have discovered my true identity and can now answer the fundamental question of who I am!”

- Nonhlanhla -

“The magic that Sam unleashes through her knowledge is beautiful.”

- Charmaine -

“An inspirational, wonderful, creative self-exploratory journey, Thank you!”

- Robyn -

“Thank you for a thought-provoking and inspiring class! You are a fantastic therapist with a very caring and compassionate approach to listening! You made each and every person feel important by allowing each one the opportunity to feel safe enough to open up! Thank you for that.”

- Candace -

“Sam, you are so experienced and it is evident in your facilitation. You are really good at your job and do it with such professionalism.”

- Meryl -

“The course went beyond my personal expectations. I came thinking that we would mainly be learning about Art Therapy, which we did, but it was a big transformational experience for me which I was not expecting.”

- Megan Main-Baillie (Honours Psychology Student) -

“The Art Therapy was a gentle, creative and fun way to build trust and deliver outcomes. It was enjoyable and an extremely valuable experience in our Strategy workshop.”

- Daniella: Business Connexion -

“I didn’t realize how much I NEEDED Art Therapy. It was like rain falling on desert soil. And I have grown so much. My heart feels alive again. I will be back!”

- Heather (Owner of a Montessori Nursery School, Degree in Television) -

“It was a time to forget about the problems and the world around me. Sam is a brilliant facilitator. Even though I was nervous, it was a time for me to reflect and to enjoy how therapeutic art can be. It calmed the storm that reigned inside of me. The Mandala Art Therapy workshop is like having a picnic next to a quiet river. You granted time to reach that point where you can become quiet and can experience the Universe.”

- Anonymous -

“A very comprehensive and thorough intro into Art Therapy. Covered a lot of ground in 5 days and left with a priceless manual and a warm glow.”

- Kat -

“It was the best week of my life, I learnt that I could always be happy as long as I was in a happy and comfortable space, and if I wasn’t I needed to create that space. I learnt that I was in control and all I had to do was to take charge and have fun and paint on a bigger board i.e. see the bigger picture. I am so grateful for the opportunity that came my way and that I was able to embrace and savor it.”

- Anonymous -

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