Holistic Integrated Creative Art Therapy (HICAT) is a mental health practice that uses the creative processes of art making to improve and enhance physical, mental and emotional wellbeing for individuals of all ages. This HICAT program connects clinical research with ancient traditional wisdom; developing the mind, expanding creativity, building confidence and self-awareness, realigning the body’s cells, reconnecting with the essence of joy and awakening the spirit.
Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapies can be used in a wide variety of settings and with an assortment of different clients. If you want to work with children, or already do, HICAT will provide you with highly effective skills which are valued by parents and teachers. It helps children express and process emotions, manage stress, self-regulate, develop confidence and the ability to focus and concentrate. Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapies is also extremely beneficial to children on the autism spectrum and their families.
Creativity and expression are often left behind in childhood, leaving adults with limits ways to express themselves. Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapies reintroduces adults of all ages into a creative therapeutic space. This is particularly useful for those clients who are resistant to talk therapies, or unable to communicate verbally.
Holistic Integrated Creative Art Therapists are in high demand in the corporate arena where they can contribute to positive work environments, less workplace stress and reduced workplace bullying. HICAT also helps to stimulate creativity and awaken leadership skills. This improves productivity and profitability making it a popular team building program for smart corporate managers.
Willow Training College Graduates receive the MBEd Diploma in Holistic Integrated Creative Art Therapy and are invited to join the International Institute of Complementary Therapists, the Holistic Healers Association International, the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine.
They will also be provided with a full year of free membership to the Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapists Association and the International Meditation Teachers and Therapists Association.
(MBEd) Diploma of Holistic Integrated Creative Art Therapy is the use of art, music, drama, dance/movement, poetry/creative writing, play, storytelling and sand play within the context of therapy, counselling, rehabilitation, and holistic healing.
All information is evidence-based and will prepare you for a professional career. This course is also suitable for personal development.
Semester 2, 2021 Courses
BUNBURY, WA (Mondays 9.15am-2.45pm, during school terms)
YALLINGUP, WA (Sundays 12.00noon-5pm, during school terms)
$2500 (inc GST) paid at registration
Standard Payment Plan
$250 Deposit (paid at registration) + 20 x $125 weekly payments ($2750 in total)