Programs

Whether it’s a new career or professional and personal development, we have you covered.

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Art psychotherapy Diploma

2 – 2.5 years of instruction
Year-round instruction

Updated Clinical Art Therapy Diploma – expanded to include a stronger focus on telehealth and virtual art therapy

The APD Program is a rigorous and comprehensive program that will qualify you for membership with CATA and enable you to use the title Professional Art Therapist in Canada. Nourish your creativity, hone your critical thinking, and explore both theory and practice in this program that meets the educational standards of CATA.

This program has both virtual classes (on-camera and in real-time) and in-person components.

CLINICAL ART THERAPY DIPLOMA PROGRAM

Please see the Art Psychotherapy Diploma

The CATD Program is a rigorous and comprehensive program  that will qualify you for membership with CATA and enable you to use the title Professional Art Therapist in Canada. Nourish your creativity, hone your critical thinking, and explore both theory and practice in this program that meets the educational standards of CATA.

This program has both virtual classes (on-camera and in real-time) and in-person components.

Clinical Art Therapy Diploma Program (CATD)
Specialized Expressive Arts Training Program (SEAT)

SPECIALIZED EXPRESSIVE ARTS TRAINING PROGRAM

40 Hours of instruction
Winter/Spring/Fall Enrollment

The SEAT Program is a short professional development course for art therapists and clinical professionals. In this practical, experiential course, explore and apply a variety of art therapy interventions to clinical work with children, youth, adults, and dyads.

Take this program in our virtual classrooms or in-person.

“Every experience I have had so far with CiiAT has been nothing short of amazing. From their theoretical, studio art, and virtual classes to the facility’s knowledgeable, supportive, and top-notch staff, this school continues to exceed my expectations.

~ Clinical Diploma Program participant ~

ATTACHMENT INFORMED CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

36 hours of instruction
Spring/Fall enrollment

The AIC Program provides a comprehensive overview of attachment-informed art therapy and is open to students of all backgrounds. No art experience is required. Focus on dyadic work under the facilitation of Lucille Proulx, the leading pioneer in art therapy with parent-child dyads.

Take this program in our virtual classrooms or in-person.

Attachment Informed Art Therapy Certification (AIC)
Therapeutic Arts Practitioner Program (TAPPs)

THERAPEUTIC ARTS PRACTITIONER PROGRAM

30 Hours of instruction
Spring/Summer/Fall Enrollment

The TAPPs program is an in-depth exploration into the therapeutic arts and are suitable for both professional and personal development. Discover the impact of creativity and art-making on the brain.

Take this program in our virtual classrooms or in-person.

Therapeutic Arts Master Practitioner Program

30 Hours of instruction
Spring/Summer/Fall Enrollment

TAMPs is an extension of the Therapeutic Arts Practitioner Program. This program offers a deeper exploration of creativity, connecting you with your unique visual intelligence while building skill in the techniques of therapeutic arts. This advanced level dives into the application of therapeutic arts related to specific topic areas.

Take this program in our virtual classrooms or in-person.

“I love the live online format of these programs and being able to connect with other students from anywhere in the world. My experience so far has been very positive! The teachers and staff are passionate and engaging.”

~ Therapeutic Art Practitioner participant ~

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