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The course reinforces the centrality of the image and the role of the imagination in the practice of art therapy. It will give you experience of clinical art therapy practice under supervision, as well as experience of group work, studio practice and a critical understanding of current theoretical ideas.
During the course you'll have a personal tutor who will monitor your overall progress. As well as the taught components of the course, you'll also need to engage in personal therapy for a minimum of one hour a week throughout the training; this is a requirement for professional registration. This can be either individual or group therapy, which is psychodynamic in orientation.
To apply for this course you are required to have completed an undergraduate degree, either:
You will also need:
Experience of having undergone personal therapy is desirable (though not essential).
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