ART THERAPY COUNSELLING SKILLS
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will be provided with the opportunity for theoretical and experiental learning about the skills of effective art therapy counselling and psychotherapy. Emphasis is given to the humanistic person-centred approach, but other approaches introduced include psychodynamic, existential, gestalt, cognitive, narrative and solution-focused approaches. This subject involves the exploration of personal material with the goal of becoming more creative and congruent, both personally and professionally, through the process of reflection on personal issues whilst maintaining appropriate boundaries to the context.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorPatricia Fenner
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HMART - Master of Art Therapy.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Focusing oriented art therapy||Recommended||Rappaport, L. (2008)||JESSICA KINGSLEY: LONDON|
|Readings||The creative connection||Recommended||Rogers, N 1993||SCIENCE & BEHAVIOURAL BOOKS, PALO ALTO|
|Readings||The handbook of art therapy||Recommended||Malchiodi, C 2003||GUILFORD, NEW YORK|
|Readings||The use of art in counselling: child and adult survivors of sexual abuse||Recommended||Hargood, M 2000||JESSICA KINGSLEY, LONDON|
|Readings||What do you see? Phenomenology of Therapeutic Art Expression||Recommended||Betenski, M. (1995)||JESSICA KINGSLEY: LONDON|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPatricia Fenner
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|one 1-hour art project and one 2,000-word report||40|
|one 2,500-word essay||50|