Art Therapy Taster Workshop

Course Date: Thurs 7 Oct 2021

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Description

Interested in Art Therapy and curious to find out more?

Join a short online taster session where you can find out about Art Therapy in South Africa as well as have a short hands-on experience of both exploring Art Therapy and gaining awareness of the theories that underlie the practice. No art or psychology experience is required.

This taster workshop will provide you with an insight into the field of Art Therapy. It will also offer a window into the understanding of art psychotherapy for other professionals or others interested in learning about this unique profession for both personal and professional development.

After this taster workshop you may wish to participate in other offerings such as the Art Therapy 3 Day Introductory Seminar Part 1 which serves as a thorough opportunity to further develop and expand your knowledge and experience of the process of Art Therapy.

Outline of Taster Workshop:

  • Introduction to art psychotherapy (training, practice, registration)
  • Art-making
  • Exploration of art-making, reflection and discussion

Learning outcomes

The aim of this taster session is for participants to develop:

  • An introductory understanding of what art psychotherapy is
  • The formal training required to become an Art Psychotherapist
  • The use of art materials for expression and reflection
  • Awareness and sensitivity to the potential of the art-making process for therapeutic purposes

Workshop Details

Date: Thurs 7 Oct 2021
Time: 5pm - 7:30pm (SAST)
Platform: Zoom

Costs

Full Fee: R450 p/p
Early Bird Fee: R395 p/p

International Fee: $32 (Please email info@arttherapy.co.za for Paypal invoice)

Please email me if you have any questions or queries.

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How to Make a Booking

Bookings for this course are closed.

This course/workshop can be run on request for existing groups - please send an email for more information.

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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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Full Fee: R680

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