Group Session for Children on Every Saturday

The group session for children and teenagers (5 to 17 years) uses Expressive Arts Therapy and creativity to help children connect to their problems, give voice to their emotions, and learn techniques to heal. It uses a variety of techniques including art, drama, movement, music, storytelling etc.. Through the experience of Expressive Arts Therapy, the child’s individuality and self-esteem are supported and enhanced.

Day: Every Saturday

Timing: 11 am to 1 pm

Venue: 14, 2nd Avenue, Harrington Road, Chetpet 600031.

Fee: Rs.3500 for 8 sessions

The Session starts with the ‘Art from the Heart’ art session and continues with the Group Session. Children will be divided into different groups depending on their age.

 

For more information please contact :

Magdalene Jeyarathnam – 9884700135/ 9884700104 or 

Email – info@centerforcounselling.org

 

 

 

 

A Diploma course in Expressive Arts Therapy

Admissions open for Expressive Arts therapy Course Batch 7 – 2017 to 2018 : Course Requirement is as follows:

  • The course is taught in English, students applying have to understand, read and speak English fairly well, if not the student needs to let us know how she/ he plans to write assignments etc.
  • 100% Class attendance
  • All students agree to do 40 hours of personal therapy with a therapist of their own choice.
  • Completions of all assignments, and project work. All this is graded and the grade will appear on your certificate.
  • Students get supervision either by skype / direct meetings with an assigned supervisor
  • Students write and pass an ethics examination which is a written exam

Calendar

Dates Time  Notes
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:

  • Students will receive a Joint diploma certificate from East West Center for Counselling and Training and Women’s Christian College
  • A certificate from The World Storytelling Institute
  • A certificate from Indian Institute of Psychodrama

How do you apply?

  • Please check if you are eligible to apply. (Scroll down for eligibility criteria) If in doubt please feel free to call 9884700104/ 9884700135

Please request application form on our

Email id :  info@centerforcounselling.org

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.

  • You will hear from us within a week. If you are admitted into the programme you will have to immediately book your seat by paying the first installment. Total number of seats is 20. We have students from different parts of India and abroad applying for this course. Fees once paid is not refundable as we are securing the seat and cannot take any more students.

Who are the teachers of this course?

Teachers are registered and practicing therapists, professors from colleges/ universities from different parts of the world.

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.

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.

For Registration Click here

Email: info@centerforcounselling.org

Phone: 9884700135 / 9884700104

Storytelling Therapy Course and Workshop

Storytelling Therapy is one of the Creative Arts Therapies (also known as, the Expressive Therapies), along with Drama Therapy, Music Therapy, Visual Art Therapy, etc.

Storytelling Therapy involves working with stories that relate to clients’ experiences.  Participants  would learn about, and would receive training in,  Storytelling Therapy methods. These methods  can be used for Psychological Counselling, as  well as for Coaching, Personality Development Facilitating, Life Skills Training, and Healing.

 Certificates of Participation would be given by the East West Center for Counselling and Training. 

Info about the 13-session Course (via Videoconference) is at http://tinyurl.com/ycbez6vj

Info about the 7-session Workshop (at Harrington Road) is at http://tinyurl.com/y9ph3woy

Art from the Heart – Art Session on Saturdays

An art space for children, young people and families to imagine, express and create art. It is rare in Chennai to find a space for people to come together and create art. We are happy to provide you with this exciting opportunity for people to come and engage in the creative process.

Time : 11 am to 12 pm

Venue: 14, 2nd Avenue, Harrington Road, Chetpet, Chennai 600031

OPEN TO ALL

Admission Fee : Rs.100