School Of Social Sciences And Psychology

Art Therapy: Histories, Theories, GroupsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101303.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 20

Co ordinator
Catherine Camden-Pratt

Incompatible Units
400487 - Art Therapy Theory and Practice 1, 56153 - Art Therapy Theory and Practice 2

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4595 Master of Art Therapy or 4617 Master of Social Science. Refer to the Unit Outline for attendance requirements for experiential group sessions.

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit explores theories and practical experiences relevant to art therapy. Consideration is given to the major theoretical frameworks of art therapy, its historical development and group processes. There is a major experiential component which provides practical experience in exploring the process of art therapy by working in a group situation led by an experienced art therapist/s. The process will be explored and examined in relation to the self, to the self as artist and to therapeutic practice.

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