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Demystifying Creativity in the Therapy RoomDemystifying Creativity in the Therapy Room

This CPD workshop, available in Whitstable, is aimed at counsellors, psychotherapists and others working in helping professions.

  • A highly interactive and practical workshop.
  • Ideal for those who want to acquire specific skills for working creatively. 

Course Details

  • This day is part of our Connection, Creativity and Community Programme, highlighting areas of our lives that support good mental health.
  • The course will cover how to confidently introduce or develop creativity in your practice with any client group using craft materials, sand tray, games, metaphor, language, art materials and other media. Participants are encouraged to bring any materials they would like to explore using.
  • No artistic talent required. An experiential day designed for participants to get hands-on and try things, with support in a non-judgmental, fun environment. There is no ‘right way’ to be creative and facilitators will give encouragement, ideas, advice and techniques designed to increase knowledge and confidence.
  • The course will include exploration of case examples and application of learning to real client situations.
  • It is intended that this day is entertaining, thought provoking, informative, immediately useful and FUN.
  • This day is for anyone who wants to integrate a creative therapeutic approach into their therapy work to enhance, deepen & facilitate growth & change.
  • There is absolutely no artistic talent or previous experience required. Suitable for experienced, beginning counsellors or trainees who want to experiment, gain confidence in working creatively and have fun learning.
Eligibility:

Our CPD workshops are open to anyone who is interested in the subject matter, wants to develop their skills and expand their knowledge. This workshop is particularly aimed at counsellors, psychotherapists and those in helping professions who work therapeutically with others.


How to apply:


Simply sign up using the booking form on this web page - supplying the requested details and paying the applicable fee (please see the 'Fees' tab for further information and details of other ways to pay). 



Final Application Date:

The deadline for applications is 2 weeks before the start of the course. A decision will be made on whether the course will run, based on confirmed and accepted places, 2 weeks before the start date of the course. Any applications received after the 2 week deadline will only be processed at the discretion of the Programmes Lead.



 

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