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EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPY RESOURCES

(Multi- Modal)

Certificate Programs

North America

BOONE, NC

Graduate Certificate in Expressive Arts Therapy
 

Appalachian State University offers a Post Master's Graduate Certificate in Expressive Arts Therapy. Individuals who hold a master's degree in counseling or other mental health related area or a master's degree in an arts therapy field are eligible to apply. In addition, students pursuing a master's degree in the Human Development and Psychological Counseling Department or related helping disciplines may pursue the Graduate Certificate in Expressive Arts Therapy in addition to and in conjunction with their master's degree. The Graduate Certificate In Expressive Arts Therapy requires 18 hours of coursework. At this time, we do not offer low residency or online options for completing the certificate. Intensive Institutes are offered each summer providing continuing education and training for professionals in the field.

Please visit https://expressivearts.appstate.edu/program/graduate-certificate-expressive-arts-therapy for more information.

 

CONTACT

Melia Snyder, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, REAT

Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling

Assistant Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Expressive Arts Therapy Program Coordinator

Phone: 828.262.6915

Email: snyderma@appstate.edu

 

GROVE, IL (Western Suburbs of Chicago)

Certificate in Expressive Arts Therapy
 

Flexible entry (new students may enter at any time)

Courses offered nights, weekends, and week-long summer sessions for working professionals and students.


CONTACT

Azizi Marshall, MA, RDT/BCT, LCPC, Expressive Arts Therapist, Founder & CEO

847-477-8244

info@creativeclinicalconsulting.com

www.creativeclinicalconsulting.com

SAN JOSE, CA

Certificates in: Focusing-Oriented Expressive Arts: Foundations and Advanced Practice Levels; Expressive Arts in Healthcare and Mind-Body Medicine: Foundations and Advanced Practice Levels

CONTACT

Laury Rappaport, Ph.D., MFT, REAT, ATR-BC, 408-260-0208

mindbody@fivebranches.edu

www.fivebranches.edu/extension/mind-body-medicine/2033

SARASOTA, Florida

A 2-level Certificate Program in Intermodal Expressive Arts 

Intensives in January, April and October

Flexible entry

Online mentoring and supervision


CONTACT

Kathleen Horne, MA, LMHC, REACE

create@expressiveartsflorida.com

www.expressiveartsflorida.com

PLEASANT HILL, CA

Certificate in Expressive Arts
 

CONTACT
Helena Marsala; hmarsala@jfku.edu, 925-969-3153

www.jfku.edu/Programs-and-Courses/Continuing-Extended-Education/Expressive-Arts.html

LESLEY UNIVERSITY

CAMBRIGDE, MA
 

CAGS in Expressive Therapy (36 credits):

www.lesley.edu/gsass/exp_cags.html
 

Certificate of Expressive Therapy

for Mental Health Professionals (15 credits):

www.lesley.edu/gsass/exp_certificate.html

 

CONTACT
Mitchell Kossak, 877-453-7539, 617-349-8167

mkossak@lesley.edu or info@lesley.edu

SOFIA UNIVERSITY

PALO ALTO, CA
Certificate in Creative Expression: G-MATP Pathway

http://www.sofia.edu/academics/certificate-in-creative-expression-g-matp-pathway/

 

CONTACT
Nancy Rowe, PhD

nancy.rowe@sofia.edu

650-493-4430

HALIBURTON, ONTARIO, CANADA

Multi-modal applied learning experience designed to complement the professional skills people already have (8 credits)

CONTACT

Shelley Schell

866-353-6464 ext 6730

sschell@flemingc.on.ca

https://flemingcollege.ca/programs/expressive-arts

SAN DIEGO, CA

Certificate in Expressive Arts Therapy

CONTACT

Christina Versari, PhD, 619-297-1999

sduisinfor@sduis.edusduisadmissions@sduis.edu

www.sduis.edu

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INTERNATIONAL

Person-Centered Expressive Arts Certificate Program

 

This unique PCEA Certificate Program for 2015/2017 combines the person-centered philosophy and experiential learning with the enhanced interplay of movement, art, writing, improvisation, and sound to foster creativity, self-exploration, self-empowerment, mind-body awareness, personal growth, and healing. Participants come from around the globe to use expressive arts in counseling, teaching, mediation, social action and group facilitation, and/or to awaken personal growth and creativity.


CONTACT
Sue Ann Herron, sueannherron@comcast.net

Terri Goslin-Jones,discoveryconsulting@msn.com

Complete dates and course descriptions www.personcenteredexpressivearts.com

Multiple locations
 

Certificate in Arts and Healing

2-year multi-modal program integrates both didactics and art-making. The University of Creation Spirituality, founded by Matthew Fox, became Wisdom University in 2005, and the Art and Healing program was established in 2007.
 

CONTACT
Bruce Silverman,

Director of Masters Studeies and Director of the Art & Healing Program

bsilverman@wisdomuniversity.org

Claire Ryle Garrison, Program Coordinator

415-388-2114

cryle@wisdomuniversity.org

www.wisdomuniversity.org

1) ICAF - Intermodal Creative Arts Facilitator

prepares candidates to facilitate individual and group sessions using intermodal Creative Arts approaches
 

2) ICAT - Intermodal Creative Arts Therapist

facilitate individual and group intermodal Creative Arts Therapy sessions.


CONTACT
Roselle O’Brien, REAT, REACE

celaconnect@celaonline.com

admin@celaonline.com

www.celaonline.com

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

Certificate Program in Multimodal Expressive Arts

Programa de Formacion en las Artes Expresivas con Diploma

(Available In English and Spanish!)

 

Ofrecemos Todo Nuestro Programa de las Artes Expresivas con Diploma en Ingles y tambien en Espanol!

 

The program is composed of three parts: (1) a series of Multimodal Expressive Arts and Cultural Training Workshops offered in varied cities and communities in Mexico; (2) three (or more) Individually Designed Academic Courses via Distance Learning; (3) a Culminating Project; and (4) Students may also elect to do an optional Supervised Practicum or Supervised Fieldwork of 200-500 hours.

 

Ofrecemos Nuestro Programa completo en Ingles y tambien en Espanol Nuestro programa esta compuesto de tres partes (1) una serie de talleres de Las Artes Expresivas que toman lugar en varias ciudades y comunidades en Mexico, (2) Tres (o mas de tres segun la preferencia de la estudianta) Cursos Individualizados a la distancia de las teorias y los procesos de las Artes Expresivas Multimodal, (3) Un Proyecto final que es una sintheses de todas las experiencias del programa y los intereses especificas de la estudianta, (4) Segun las metas de la estudianta, se puede elegir participar en una practica con supervision de 200-500 horas.

 

CONTACT
Wendy Phillips, Ph.D., LMFT, REACE;

404-798-1061

dreamsandpsychotherapy@gmail.com

www.elcolectivo.diasporacitizen.com

www.blog.diasporacitizen.com

WALLIS, SWITZERLAND

CAGS as an Expressive Arts Trainer

CONTACT

Paolo Knill, Faculty,

Provost of EGS,

+41 (0)27 474 99 17

info@egsuniversity.ch

www.egsuniversity.ch

 

Note: Affiliated with Appalachian State University (Keith M. Davis at daviskm@appstate.edu). Programs exchange/transfer academic credits. In Europe, affiliated with Hochschule fur Musik und Theater,

Hamburg, Germany (Gabriele Bastians at gabriele.bastians@hfmt.hamburg.de)
 

UNIVERSITI UTARA MALAYSIA

Malaysia/ Brunei/ Indonesia

"Dialogue with The Arts” (Humanistic Creative-Expressive Arts Therapy )   

Two year certification programs Affiliated with Universiti Utara Malaysia, conducted via face to face ( experiential learning) and online meeting with International experts (mainly REAT & REACE, IEATA). This two-year programs offering certificates with a concentration on creative-expressive arts therapies utilizing variety of practices under three main domain of visual arts therapy, expressive arts therapy and expressive-play therapy with wider International engagements and networking’s. Our approaches, namely "Dialogue with the Arts" refers to the use of creative-expressive arts & play materials or activities which provide additional language for conversation that are more visual and kinesthetic to assist peoples to understand and discover themselves in many different ways. Dialogue with the Arts emphasis on people`s perception, affection and cognition. "Dialogue with the Arts", emerged from scientific research outcomes, can be apply for human development, counselling and therapy, coaching, consulting, motivational, educational, parenting, as well as personal and professional changes. Dialogue with the Arts involves five stages of knowledge & skills practices: S1) Step the Avenue; S2) Connection Platform; S3) Relational Experiences; S4) Middle Pathway; and S5) Peak Vista. Our programs based on International perspective, knowledge and experiences, mainly follow IEATA`s guidelines and requirements as expressive arts therapist or educator.

 

Certificate in "Dialogue with The Arts”- Integrative Expressive Arts (8 Credits)  
Certificate in Expressive Arts-Therapy (15 Credit)

Certificate in Expressive Play-Therapy (15 Credit)  

 

CONTACT

Coordinator : Dr Azizah Abdullah ( KB.PA)
Senior Lecturer Universiti Utara Malaysia

Registred Counsellor (Board of Counsellor, Ministry of Women, Family & Community Development, Malaysia)

Email: zyzah@uum.edu.my

Alternate Email: eaammalaysia@gmail.com


 

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The International Expressive Arts Therapy Association® (IEATA®) provides these resources as a courtesy for those interested in exploring the expressive arts. IEATA® assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of this information. IEATA® is not connected with any listed organization and does not endorse any educational institution as an official expressive arts training program. Individuals seeking a career in the expressive arts are encouraged to seek appropriate counseling from the institution of their choice. IEATA® and its representatives are not able to provide recommendations for any of these programs. If you know of a program or school that could be added to our listing, please contact the Educational Resources Committee