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Art Therapy

(8 customer reviews)



Art Therapy Diploma

Art Therapy, which is gaining popularity fast, began with the treatment of children and adults who were scarred emotionally and/or disabled physically, with the help of art and its creative process. For years, due to its various benefits, people of various ages from all strata of society have been finding solace in Art Therapy. In Art Therapy, an intentional use of art-making is done to address the psychological and emotional needs of the person in distress. Art Therapy makes use of art media and the creative processes it involves to address issues in areas like coping skills, self-expression, stress management and to strengthen a sense of identity. Clients who have gone through trauma, depression, grief and loss, substance abuse, chronic illness and more have received mental health treatment using Art Therapy.

If you work as a therapist, social worker, counsellor, coach, psychologist, teacher or are a person who wishes to learn and understand a new field, and form of communication, then an education in Art Therapy is what you need. If you are an amateur trying to understand Art Therapy and gain more insight into the field with the aim of making a change in career to become an Art Therapist or an existing Art Therapist, therapist, psychologist, teacher, coach or parent trying to gain more knowledge about the field or to pick up new skills, the Art Therapy Diploma is the ideal course for you. Art Therapy Diploma is also ideal for a person who is interested in a career in Art Therapy but is not completely sure about investing time and money to gain a full Art Therapy qualification.

What you will learn

1: A brief history of art therapy
2: Art therapy and the brain
3: Psychoanalytic, analytic, and object relations approaches
4: Humanistic approaches
5: Cognitive-behavioural approaches
6: Solution-focused and narrative approaches
7: Developmental art therapy
8: Expressive arts therapy and other multi-modal approaches

8 reviews for Art Therapy

  1. Terri Jones
    5 out of 5

    This is an excellent course for someone like myself who is thinking of going into the field of art therapist. It gives you a good feel for the topics you will be studying.

  2. Sarah Roffey
    4 out of 5

    As a registered nurse who is thinking of becoming an Art Therapist I have enjoyed this course, excellent insight to the field of Art Therapy.

  3. Meg Cooke
    5 out of 5

    Excellent course – really thorough and built on my existing knowledge of teaching and play therapy but showed the subtle differences in just the creative arts therapy. Really useful insight and great resources to support the learning. A good challenge.

  4. Nicole Hann
    5 out of 5

    Absolutely loved doing this course! Makes you even more interested in the subject by doing this course!

  5. Priscila Andreoni Ribeiro
    4 out of 5

    Very good introductory course. Could allow download the material. Thanks anyway.

  6. Vivienne Mclean
    4 out of 5

    5/5 Stars .Absolutely amazing course I would definitely recommend it. I learnt so much very It is an interesting field to be educated in. Thank you for producing this insightful course.

  7. Vivienne Mclean
    5 out of 5

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  8. Christine MacDonald
    5 out of 5

    Very interesting and enjoyable to study.

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Course Outcomes

After completing the course, you will receive a diploma certificate and an academic transcript from Elearn college.


Each unit concludes with a multiple-choice examination. This exercise will help you recall the major aspects covered in the unit and help you ensure that you have not missed anything important in the unit. The results are readily available, which will help you see your mistakes and look at the topic once again. If the result is satisfactory, it is a green light for you to proceed to the next chapter.


Elearn College is a registered Ed-tech company under the UK Register of Learning( Ref No:10062668). After completing a course, you will be able to download the certificate and the transcript of the course from the website. For the learners who require a hard copy of the certificate and transcript, we will post it for them for an additional charge.

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