Attachment Informed Art Therapy Certification (Aic)

Attachment theory provides a useful framework to inform all therapeutic practice. Attachment Informed Art Therapy Certification program is a professional development course that provides a comprehensive overview of an attachment-informed art therapy model with a focus on dyadic work with children and their caregivers as well as other parts of the life cycle.

Course Length: 6 weeks

Delivery: Online

Credential: Certificate

Title: N/A

Cost: $1095

Time: Thursdays, 8:00 – 11:00 AM PST

Maximum Students: 12 per class
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Amount of Homework: 2-4 hrs/week

Attachment Informed Art Therapy Certification is open to all students and is ideal for art therapists, community-based artists, psychologists and anyone working in the human services field. No art experience required, although interest in the creative process is preferred.

Become familiar with attachment-informed therapeutic interventions in this rigorous professional development program leading to Attachment Informed Certification.

NEXT PROGRAM RUNS:
November 3 – December 8, 2021

LAST DAY TO APPLY: September 22, 2021

We offer AIC at a few different times throughout the year. We accept applications year-round.

When applying, please indicate which season or month you would like to begin classes. There is a waitlist option available if we reach our maximum class size.

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Learning Outcomes
  • Explore how art therapy is a vehicle for changing internal working models
  • Learn how to create a secure base in the therapeutic relationship with clients
  • Formulate and process relationship experiences
  • Understand transference and counter-transference
  • Learn how to work with different attachment styles or patterns, including insecure and conflicted
Admission Requirements
AIC is open to all students and is ideal for art therapists, community-based artists, psychologists, and anyone working in the human services field. No art experience is required, although interest in the creative process is preferred.

Program Details

You will learn and practice techniques for working directly with clients. Training includes enhancing your awareness of your own and your clients’ attachment experiences. Interventions for symptoms such as feeding, sleeping and behaviour challenges in infants and young children will be explored through experiential, arts-based means. There will be a focus on dyadic work at all parts of the life cycle.

In this course, you will explore:

  • the art therapy process as a vehicle for changing internal working models
  • creating a secure base in the therapeutic relationship with clients
  • formulating and processing relationship experiences
  • transference and counter-transference
  • working with different attachment styles or patterns, including insecure and conflicted

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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