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About the course

This programme will provide you with a broad understanding of the theories and practices of art psychotherapy necessary for safe and effective clinical work.

The Masters enables you to practice as an art therapist in the NHS, Social Services, and educational establishments, and to become a practitioner registered with the British Association of Art Therapists.

Your learning is underpinned by the principles and practices of psychodynamic psychotherapy practised within the context of mental health care, and informed by contemporary art practice.

Via theoretical studies, clinical work and experiential learning you will integrate cognitive understanding and practical experience with a developing awareness of self and other. The nature of the therapeutic relationship between client,

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Entry Requirements

You should have at least one year's full-time, or the equivalent in part-time hours, 1,500 hours' relevant work experience.

You should also have an undergraduate degree of at least second class standard in visual arts/design, or in a related/relevant area, or a professional qualification.


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Sophie Green

157.gif I chose Goldsmiths as I really wanted to live in London. As soon as I visited I knew I wanted to study here, lots going on, great staff working here and generally the feeling that you can be involved in lots of stuff if you choose to.

I have made some amazing friends since starting the course and this is due in part to a permeating culture at Goldsmiths: an open-minded, liberal, social conscience kind of a place where no hair style is too bizarre!



Scholarships

MA Art Psychotherapy scholarship

Goldsmiths Masters Scholarships

The Goldsmiths' Company Postgraduate Bursaries

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