Women’s Christian College & East West Center for Counselling and Training
Expressive Art therapy is a relatively new form of therapeutic practice .It allows an individual to communicate their feelings and thoughts in more vivid and imaginative ways. This field emerged in the mid – 1990s. Expressive Arts Therapy is a holistic approach, which utilising various art forms such as imagery, dance, music, poetry, story-telling, dream-work, etc.
The Organisers :
Women’s Christian College
Women’s Christian College ,founded in 1915 affiliated to the University of Madras and is an autonomous college since 1982.It is a Government aided minority institution. The college has been re-accredited by NAAC with Grade A and is identified as a college with Potential for Excellence by UGC .Further ,NIRF has placed the college among the top ten colleges in India in 2017.
The Department of Psychology is student centric with unique innovative courses and has 43 years of commitment to academic excellence. The Department of Psychology at WCC and EWC have successfully collaborated in bringing Post graduate Diploma in Expressive Arts Therapy for the 7th Consecutive year in 2017.
The Department of English,now in its 55th year ,provides students with an exposure to literatures from the world over and hans – on experience in diverse skills in short -film making ,theatre production,journalism and advertising.With the students also involved in community and team work ,they emerge socially and culturally sensitised,empowered young women.
East West Center for Counselling & Training (EWC) was founded by Magdalene Jeyarathnam and registered in 2007. We are an Expressive Arts therapy Center and we depute therapists to schools, colleges and corporates. Our clientele are from ages 3 to 75, we work with individuals, couples, families and groups. We have been pioneering Expressive Arts therapy workshops and trainings since the inception of our organisation in various cities, towns – large and big in India. In collaboration with Women’s Christian College we jointly teach and award a one year long Diploma in Expressive Arts Therapy Course since 2011. This course is the first course that began in India as an Expressive Arts therapy diploma and now has completed 6 years and this year we have the 7th batch of students. Our students come from various parts of India and beyond.
Objectives of the conference
Who can Attend?
Social workers, Psychologist, Therapists, HR professionals, Special Educators, Teachers, Mentors / life coaches, NGO workers, students and anyone who might be interested.
Conference Delegates: Rs 2,500/. This covers the fees for the 13th and 14th, the Conference Proceedings Book and CD and lunch and tea on both days. This offer is valid till Feb 2nd. From 3rd to 10th the fee will be Rs. 3000.
Student registration: Rs 600/. This covers the fees for the 13th and 14th, lunch and tea on both days. Student registrations can be made through their institution as cash payment. Special discount of Rs. 5000 for group registrations of 10 or more is available.
Payment can be made through Online Transfer (details available in the online form) or through cheque / DD in favour of “The Bursar, Women’s Christian College“. Please write your name on the back of the cheque and attach the registration details. (Please click the link below to register).
Fill In your Registration form and post your Cheque or Demand Draft to the following address:
Women’s Christian College
College Road, Opp Standard Chartered Bank, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600006.
Queries may be mailed to – firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Karen Estrella
PhD Coordinator, Expressive Therapies Division, Lesley University, MA, USA. She is a registered music therapist, art therapist and expressive arts therapist.
has been trained in England through courses with the British Association of Art Therapists and the Tobias School of Art and Therapy and teaches Visual Arts Therapy.
Dr Eric Miller
PhD in Folklore, Founder of World Storytelling Institute, Member of Healing Story Alliance. Originally from New York, USA.
Dance therapist, Co-Founder of Creative Movement Association of India, lives in Bangalore.
Expressive Arts therapist, Founder of East West Center for Counselling, An Expressive Arts therapy Center based in Chennai.
Artist, Actor and Theatre Professional. Works with magic Lantern and as a consultant to revitalize the culture and the use of theatre as a tool for education.
Ashwini Kasi & Srijith Sundararam
Expressive Arts therapist Founder, Prannah, Mumbai; trained in Lesley University, USA.
Clinical psychologist, trained in Art- Psychotherapy at goldsmith University, London.
Founder, sterling School of Playback Theatre Company, Founder and Director of Sterling school of playback Theatre, Trained in Playback Theatre and Psychodrama in New York.
Experiential Corporate trainer, Founder, Inner Katha Interventions and Co- founder of clap a centre for creative learning arts and performance in Mumbai.
Managing Trustee, Yuva Ekta Foundation. She works with young people using theatre and arts for self- empowerment and healing.
Trained at tata institute of social sciences and the kolkata sanved, Pioneers of Dance Movement therapy among survivors of trafficking in India.
Dr. Lilian Jasper
Principal, Women’s christian College
Dr. Sumathi D & Dr. Annie Kuriachan
Ms. Sruti Lall
College Landlines: 91-44-28275926/ 28276798 (Between 9am and 1pm).
EAST WEST CENTER FOR COUNSELLING
9884700164, 044 42080810.
Dr. Veena Easarados
Ms. Magdalene Jeyarathnam
Dr. sumathi D +91 9840973125
Ms. Sruti Lall +91 9884572724
Email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
DAY 1: 13th Feb 2018
|START TIME||END TIME||DESCRIPTION|
|9.30 am||10.30 am||Inauguration|
|10.30 am||11.00 am||Break|
|11.00 am||12.00 pm||Plenary 1|
|12.00 pm||12.15 pm||Break|
|12.15 pm||1.15 pm||Panel with Video|
|1.15 pm||2.00 pm||Lunch|
|2.00 pm||3.30 pm||Workshop 1|
|3.30 pm||3.45 pm||Break|
|3.45 pm||5.15 pm||Workshop 2|
DAY 2: 14th Feb 2018
|START TIME||END TIME||DESCRIPTION|
|9.30 am||10.30 am||Plenary 2|
|10.30 am||10.45 am||Break|
|10.45 am||11.45 pm||Plenary 3|
|11.45 pm||12.00 pm||Break|
|12.00 pm||1.30 pm||Workshop 3|
|1.30 pm||2.15 pm||Lunch|
|2.15 pm||3.15 pm||Panel Discussion 2|
|3.15 pm||3.30 pm||Break|
|3.30 pm||4.30 pm||Valedictory Address|
|4.30||Distribution of Certificates|