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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) & Artistic Therapy

Date: 4 Nov 2019


The objective of this workshop is to introduce CBT practitioners to the select range of artistic therapy exercises that are compatible with CBD practices. Incorporating Sand , Clay , Play, Colour, Dance and Drama therapies.

Learning Goals

- Provide clear theoretical rationale of how art therapy exercises relate to the core principles of CBT;

- Focus on diagnostic techniques/artistic interventions that can be evaluated both pre and post intervention;

- Observable methods of evaluating sequential art therapy sequences;

- Art therapy exercises that incorporate CBT characteristics of :
•Tracking bodily sensations
•Having precise behavioural change goals
•Utilising reinforces
•Repetition in establishing new social skills
•Cognitive restructuring and reframing

Dr Sherwood is an experienced mental health clinician having worked for 25 years in the field as a clinician. She has lectured extensively in Universities, community and private training sectors in mental health and the artistic therapies. Initially trained in CBT therapy, she has created innovative artistic therapy sequences suitable for diagnosis, intervention and evaluation in the therapeutic encounter. Dr Sherwood has published widely in the field and her books include: The Healing Art of clay therapy (2004), Emotional Literacy: the heart of classroom management (2008) Emotional Literacy for Adolescent mental Health (2013) and Holistic counselling: a new vision for mental health (2006).

Duration: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Venue: To be confirmed

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Normal Price: $600
Early Bird Price: $540 (Ends 18th Oct)

Language: English

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