Attached for Life

Attached for life is a professional development course adapted from an art psychotherapy context that explores attachment theory through a therapeutic arts lens. This course provides a comprehensive overview of an attachment informed model focused on dyadic work with children and their caregivers. Through a blend of theoretical studies and experiential processes participants will reflect upon their own attachment styles and patterns as they understand the impact on relationships and interactions professionally and personally.

This program does not require approval by the  Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

Course Length: 18 instructional hours

Delivery: Online

Credential: Certificate

Cost: $975

Maximum Students: 12 per class

Amount of Homework: 4-6 hours

Attached for Life will build from the foundation of attachment theory, brain development, dynamics of dyadic work, and working with different attachment styles, including insecure and conflicted.


  • Demonstrate understanding of when clients should be referred to an art psychotherapist
  • Examine the differences in attachment styles and principles of being attachment informed
  • Learn the various considerations of child – adult dyadic relationships in a therapeutic setting
  • Adapt and create art making supplies and interventions to be developmentally appropriate for dyadic work


Participants must meet a minimum age requirement of 19 years.


We accept requests for private groups and organizations of 8+ participants at any time. Please email for more information.

Studying with CiiAT is more than just an education,

it’s a personal journey within a supportive community.

Whether it’s through our small, intimate classes, or through our friendly administrative and technical support team, we strive to provide personalized help and attention.


“If you have a passion for the arts, helping others, and furthering your education, CiiAT is the perfect place to explore all of the above, regardless of where you are in the world.”

~ Anon ~

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