WINNIPEG HOLISTIC EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPY INSTITUTE

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The University of Winnipeg; Manitoba School Counsellor and Special Ed. Certificate; and the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA).


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Certificate Programs provide students with an experiential and theoretical foundation in the therapeutic use of art, drama, movement, and storytelling. Graduates learn to apply these  strategies in personal and professional practice and may pursue registration as Expressive Arts Therapists or Expressive Arts Consultant/Educators through the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association. This certification includes 200 training hours and can be applied to a 15 credit hour Specialization in Expressive Arts at the University of Winnipeg.

The Certificate and Wellness Programs are:

THERAPEUTIC CLOWNING

Join us August 2018 for a workshop with David Langdon, Winnipeg's most experienced Therapeutic Clown. Therapeutic Clowning Diploma coming Summer 2019!
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EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPY CERTIFICATE

An exploration and integration of the therapeutic use of the arts with children and adolescents. Eligible as a 15 credit hour Post Baccalaureate Specialization at the University of Winnipeg.
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: DROP IN CLASSES

Register for individual courses as a drop-in student. Open to International students.
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The Diploma programs in Art Therapy, Drama Therapy and Expressive Arts Therapy span the course of two summer intensives, online coursework, practicum experience and ongoing supervision. Graduates of this program may put their coursework towards the requirements to become
Registered Art, Drama or Expressive Arts  therapists.

The Diploma Programs are:

Expressive Arts Therapy

Expressive Arts Therapy allows healers to combine art forms for the greatest therapeutic effect. Art, drama, storytelling, movement, and poetry are woven together to stimulate creativity and foster safe release and healing.
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Drama Therapy

Drama therapy is an internationally recognized tool for personal and community development using active and experiential theatre techniques to facilitate personal growth, do trauma work, and promote mental health.
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Art Therapy

Art therapy provides an alternative, cooperative and creative approach for addressing emotional and psychological difficulties with a firm basis in psychodynamic theory and developmental psychology.
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