Embark on a reflective journey that explores the building blocks of human connections. Learn the importance of one’s relationship with self, the impact of family origin, internal working models, the role of conflict for growth, and how to create emotional safety in relationships.

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

Throughout this course, participants embark on a reflective journey that progressively explores the building blocks of human connections and utilizes art-making as a modality for exploring personal states of mind and for improving and creating healthy relationships.


Upon completion of this course the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of scope of practice and when the client should be referred to an art psychotherapist
  • Understand the foundation that a relationship with self creates
  • Learn about the impact of the family of origin
  • Create emotional safety in relationships and build connection through understanding
  • Analyse internal working models as a self-reflective tool
  • Understand the impact of historic relationships on current professional and personal adult relationships
  • Recognise the role of conflict and boundary setting in healthy relationship building



Participants must meet a minimum age requirement of 19 years.


We offer Rethinking Relationships a few times throughout the year. We accept requests for private groups at any time.


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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