Connect with Creativity offers an exciting opportunity for potential students, to access the 'Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapies' (HICAT) Practitioner training course online.
The course is available internationally, where we provide the knowledge, skills and experience that will prepare you for a future career in becoming a
Creative Arts Facilitator| Creative Therapist.
If you want a creative career that endorses self-healing, well-being, holistic wellness and empowers people of all ages and backgrounds, then this course is for you!
The HICAT practitioner course is an industry recognised qualification and is awarded by Mind Body Education (MBE).
On successful completion of the HICAT qualification graduates can use MBE.HICATprac. after their names. Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapy Practitioner Training
Creative therapies are treatments which involve creative art activities within therapy sessions.
They may be offered in a range of settings including charities, day centres, hospitals and therapy centres.
People of any age can benefit from them.
Creative therapy does not require a person to have any sort of artistic ability but to use creative arts as a channel to express thoughts and emotions.
The benefit of creative arts therapy is its power to ascertain positive change, to enhance mental and emotional well-being for individuals, in a safe and positive way.
Creative therapies use a variety of art-based activities, such as music, dance, drama, movement, creative writing, storytelling and sand play within the context of holistic healing to help treat emotional, physical and mental health conditions.
People with little or no creative experience can apply their mind, emotions and feelings to increase self-awareness, the inner you, your soul...
The aim is not to produce a perfect piece of art or become a musician but to use the creative process to facilitate expression, healing, self-awareness and make change without judgement.
People may not want to talk about it (whatever 'it' is). All they may think about is what has happened and will it happen again.
For these reasons, Creative therapy allows people to connect through creativity where they have difficulty verbally communicating and expressing their feelings and emotions.
Therapy sessions can take place in a one-to-one setting or group. Different people will have different experiences, but in general they aim to: