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International Centre for Arts Psychotherapies Training (ICAPT)
Developing effective approaches for arts psychotherapies practice in mental health.
Arts psychotherapists use a non-verbal medium to help link talking and feeling in powerful and focused ways. It is of no surprise that arts can promote mental health and wellbeing, however the models of practice need to be applied in the right way with the knowledge of technical aspects of implementation informed by evidence.
The International Centre for Arts Psychotherapies Training in Mental Health (ICAPT) was established in 2011 to build upon the excellence of arts psychotherapies clinical expertise and to offer training for evidence-based models more widely. The aim of the centre is to provide a better experience for patients where interventions are guided but not prescriptive and are informed by the latest research without losing the intuition and innovation of which arts psychotherapists are known for.
The priorities of the centre are to:
This is the first centre of its kind, accessible to all arts psychotherapists with a focus on evidence-based practice for clinical groups and will help to offer a way forward for arts psychotherapists refining clinical methods verbally and non-verbally for specific clinical populations.
Save the date - Second International Arts in Healthcare event
CNWL's Professor Dominik Havsteen-Franklin will be speaking at the Second International Arts in Healthcare event, which will take place in New York from 3-6 October 2019. The topic of discussion will be 'Advancing the Art of Mentalising: Reimaging Otherness.'
For further information and to make an enquiry, download this poster (PDF)
ICAPT training dates:
2019 ICAPT training dates have now been released, with more to follow later in the year.
The ICAPT Lecture Series
The ICAPT team, colleagues and partners will be presenting some of their ideas that are at the heart of what drives their interest in developing research informed practice in arts psychotherapies. To see upcoming lectures and to book your place, visit our dedicated page.
We offer placements exploring the use of different clinical models in health settings including psychiatric placements for psychotherapists working with adults and psychiatric placements for psychotherapists working with older adults and healthy ageing.
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