|4th to 15th December 2017||9.30 AM to 4.30 PM||No class on the weekend|
|5th to 16th February 2018||9.30 AM to 4.30 PM||No class on the weekend|
|2nd to 13th April 2018||9.30 AM to 4.30 PM||No class on the weekend|
|2nd to 13th July 2018||9.30 AM to 4.30 PM||No class on the weekend|
At the end of the course:
How do you apply?
Please request application form on our
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Fill in your application form and attach relevant documentation and post it with a cheque in favor of “East West Center for Counselling and Trg Pvt Ltd” for Rs 500.
What are the components we cover in this course?
Psychodrama, Art therapy, Dance/ movement therapy, storytelling as therapy, Music therapy, Counselling, and Expressive Arts Therapy.
This is a 14 credits course. You will cover 300 hours class work, 50 hours in assignments, 70 hours on your project, 10 hours of supervision and 40 hours of personal therapy. This is a total of 470 hours.
Who are the teachers of this course?
Teachers are registered and practicing therapists, professors from colleges/ universities from different parts of the world.
Magdalene Jeyarathnam (Course Director) – Expressive Arts Therapist and Certified Psychodramatist
Magdalene has worked for over 20 years as a Psychological Counsellor. She is an Expressive Arts Therapist, and a board certified Psychodramatist. She has worked as a consultant to several governments, the World Health Organisation (WHO), and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF). She is a member of the International Association of Group Psychotherapy and Group process, and the Moreno Psychodrama Society — which is affiliated to the Australian and Aotearoa (New Zealand) Board of Psychodrama. Ms Magdalene is the Director of the Indian Institute of Psychodrama, which she founded in 2013 after working to bring world class psychodrama trainers to India since 2009. She is also the Director of the East West Center for Counselling and Training (an Expressive Arts Therapy Center based in Chennai, India); and a co-founder of the Expressive Arts Therapy Association of India.
On this program she will teach Expressive Arts Therapy & Psychodrama.
Dr. Veena Easvaradoss, Ph.D. (Course Director) – Head of the Department (Psychology), Women’s Christian College, Chennai.
Dr. Veena has over 20 years of professional experience in clinical and counselling psychology. She has obtained her doctoral degree from the National Institute of mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore.
On this program she will teach Counselling Skills and Ethics.
Katia Verreault (Amsterdam) – Group facilitator, dance movement therapist, dance instructor and Founder of A Moving World-We dance
She will teach Dance Movement Therapy in the program.
Dr. Herb Propper, Ph.D., T.E.P., (U.S.A)
Dr. Herb Propper, is a trainer, educator, and practitioner of psychodrama, sociometry and group psychotherapy. He has 34 years of experience in the field. Herb maintains a part time practice for personal growth, training and supervision. He is a Fellow and life time member of the American Society of Psychodrama and Group Psychotherapy. Herb is an affiliate member of the Bangladesh Clinical psychology Society. Herb serves as faculty member of Indian Institute of Psychodrama, He is Professor Emeritus of Theater at Johnson VT State College, a 2009 Fulbright Scholar to Bangladesh and since 2013, a member of the Fulbright Specialist Roster. He is a practioner of Tibetan Buddhism; a student of Lama Norlha Rinpoche, Abbot of Kagyu Thubten Choling Monastery and Retreat Center in Wappinger’s Falls, NY. He is authorized by Lama Norlha to teach basic meditation practices. In 2016 he became ordained as a Tibetan Buddist monk.
He will teach Psychodrama, Sociometry & Group Psychotherapy.
Dr. Karen Estrella (Boston, Massachusetts)
Dr. Karen is the Expressive Arts Therapy Coordinator in the Expressive Therapies Division at Lesley University, U.S.A. As a Music Therapist and Art Therapist, Dr. Estrella’s work has been focused on developing an integrated arts approach to counselling and psychotherapy. She has spent much of the past 15 years focused on developing competencies and integrating theory in Expressive Arts Therapy.
She will teach Music Therapy & Art Therapy.
Dr. Marcia Honig (Israel) PsyD. in Group Therapy; Psychotherapist ( individuals and groups), Art Therapist and Integrative Counselor.
Dr. Marcia is Brazilian and Israeli, lives in Tel Aviv,mother of 3. She is the Coordinator of the emotional therapy at MELEL Center (under the auspices of the Tel Aviv Municipality); founder and director of “Even Derech”- a private clinic for psychotherapy in Tel Aviv. She has been conducting diverse workshops for more than 10 years in 11 different countries.
Dr. Eric Miller, Ph.D., (U.S.A / India)
Dr. Eric is a scholar, trainer and artist who directs the World Storytelling Institute (www.storytellinginstitute.org) here in Chennai. He has led Storytelling Workshops over the last 7 years for teachers, corporates, therapists, children and others. His Ph.D. is in Folklore, from the University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
He will teach Storytelling Therapy
Bhakti Veda Dhaul Taragi
She will teach Expressive Arts Therapy.
How much is the course fee?
Tuition fees, supervision fees, field visit fees, association membership fees, course materials Rs. 1,10,000/- Students have to pay this in two or three installments.
Who can apply?
If you are working in an NGO, if you are already working with children – ( special educators, Montessori teachers)or working as a health care professional (doctors, psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counsellors, HR professionals, Corporate Trainers, Life Coaches. This training will enable you to perform your work with more tools. This is not an Art based Therapy course this is Expressive Arts therapy and we expect students who are applying to have some academic or arts competence.
You should have completed a Master’s degree but if you are graduate it has to be in fine arts, psychology or Social work. If you do not have the necessary educational qualification we will consider your experience if that is relevant.
Men and women are eligible to be apply, since most alternate therapy courses have a lot of women candidates, male candidates are encouraged to apply.
Please write to us or call us details above, if you need further clarification.
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