Diploma Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapy
Enrolments are now open (and filling fast) for the Diploma of Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapy in capital cities and regional centres all over Australia and our academy will be running the course at our
Sunshine Coast Campus!
● Do you dream of a life filled with creativity and self-expression?
● Would you like to step into a career where you work for yourself, choose your own hours and make a great income, helping people live happier healthy lives?
● You do NOT need to be an artist.
● You do NOT need to be able to dance.
● You do NOT need to be musical.
You DO need to enjoy being creative and have a passion for helping people heal.
⌲ Internationally & Industry Accredited
⌲ Graduates Can Get Fully Insured
⌲ Professional Level Qualification
POSITIONS IN THIS COURSE ARE IN HIGH DEMAND – LIMITED PLACES
Who should do this course?
✔︎ Suitable for all ages over 18 years, including mature age students.
✔︎ No previous experience or qualifications required.
✔︎ Start a new career as a qualified Holistic Therapist, or add a new dimension to your existing career!
On Completion of this diploma level, intensive training course you will be qualified to work as a professional Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapist and a Holistic Counsellor.
You will have all the skills, knowledge and confidence required to set up your own Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapy Practice; run workshops, work with groups and see individual clients, in either general practice or specialise in specific areas of interest, if you wish. You may also be able to seek employment within some organisations who value holistic and complementary therapies.This is a professional, practical training course where you will explore a wide range of creative arts while learning the essentials of working as a Holistic Integrated Creative Art Therapist, in a safe, extremely supportive and fun- filled environment, with a highly experienced holistic therapist trainer.All information is evidence-based and will prepare you for a professional career. This course is also suitable for personal development.
Each of your classes will be divided into theory and practice sessions. On campus, theory sessions are held in the morning when brains are fresh and practical sessions will be held in the afternoon when creativity is at its peak.
A great deal of time will be spent exploring and participating in the creative arts and a wide variety of meditations
Students will have around 5 to 10 hours of homework per week (mostly art, essay writing, exploration and meditation.
All students will need to buy some materials to complete to use in class and for homework. A materials list will be supplied. You can expect to pay around $200 (or less) for your materials.
● Art Therapy (paint, watercolour pencils, charcoal & oil pastels)
● Tactile Therapy (sculpture, clay, construction, Sand play & environmental art making)
● Music, Tribal Rhythms, Medicine Drums & Sound Therapy
● Dance & Movement Therapy
● Role Play, Storytelling, creative writing & Drama Therapy
THEORY TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:
The cause & effects of stress
The mind/body connection
Physiology of the brain
Left brain/right brain
Unconscious beliefs and mental patterns Exploring emotions
History of art therapy Creative therapies & health
Working with PTSD
Working with anxiety disorders Working with grief & loss Working with children Working with depressionWhy creative art therapies are effective Creative art therapies as emotional healingWorking in medical settings Developing community arts projectsCreative art therapies for recovery & rehabilitation
Art & developing intuition
Drawing from within
Colour & emotions
Sound, vibration & the body’s cellsThe creative process
Meditation for every day
Meditation in action through art
Gratitude & art journaling
Counselling skills for creative arts therapists Networking & referring
Ethics, safety & professionalism
Setting up your own practice
Art appreciation Interpretation & diagnosis Compassion & non-judgment Learning Styles
Creating a specialised practice Resources, materials & equipment Marketing for creative arts therapists
This is a professional, practical training course where you will explore a wide range of creative arts while learning the essentials of working as a Holistic Integrated Creative Art Therapist, in a safe, extremely supportive and fun- filled environment, with a highly experienced holistic therapist trainer.
All information is evidence-based and will prepare you for a professional career. This course is also suitable for personal development.
Ready to start?
Applying is right at your fingertips with our easy application process.
Please choose Sunshine Coast Campus as you fill in your application.