Certificate in Art Therapy - ATh16



  • Course Fee: €285 which includes all registration fees.
  • Course Format: Distance Learning Resource of 4 lessons.
  • Duration: 6 months.

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“These Counselling Resources are designed to meet two requirements. Firstly, the need to provide an overview of a particular counselling topic as a prelude, perhaps, to possibly undertaking a full-time resource of study on that topic.

Secondly, these resources are designed to assist and enhance the knowledge of existing qualified counsellors on a particular topic.”


SKU: ATh16 Category:

Course Description

Along with other therapies such as music and drama, Art Therapy is recognised as a valuable therapeutic system. The special feature of art therapy is that when words fail it can provide one of the few possible avenues of communication and self-expression.

This resource presents you with a range of practical exercises, games, structures and techniques which can be used by teachers, therapists and other group-work leaders. They range from those suitable for enhancing self-perception and for particular groups such as those with memory or attention problems.

Course Syllabus

Lesson 1                        Introduction plus Group Work, Art Therapy and Games

Lesson 2                        Things That Can Go Wrong plus Examples

Lesson 3                        Psychiatric In/Day Patients/Community Situations

Lesson 4                        Classification of Themes, Games and Exercises



Upon completion of this course you may take a final online examination. Full details of this examination are automatically sent to you at the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home at your convenience.  If you receive 70% or more in this examination you will receive an ITEC – Irish Training and Educational Centre Resource Certificate.

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