• St. Anthony's Friary, #85, Hosur Road, (Near Madiwala Check Post), Bangalore-560095

Admissions open for Certificate Courses at IIPR for 2023


Offered by IIPR in - association with ANTIDOTE MENTAL HEALTH

Course overview : The program's curriculum will include history and theory of art therapy; practice or techniques in art therapy; practical application of art therapy in a variety of treatment settings such as a mental health institute, educational institute, or a private practice; understanding of group art therapy, as well as counseling methods and skills; standards of practice in the art therapy field. Art therapy is a type of psychotherapy that utilises art and artistic mediums to help people explore their thoughts and emotions in a unique way. The idea behind this type of therapy is to use art as a primary means of communication, something that can be useful for those who find it difficult to verbalise their feelings. Being practical and using physical objects, such as paintbrushes and paper, often helps people to feel more connected to the world around them; (by use of art) standards of practice in the art therapy field.

Learning Outcome : The participants will learn to understand drawings and interpretations of drawings and what to look for in drawings to achieve the task of understanding client's world better. They would have a broad introduction to art therapy, based on which participants would have opportunity to experiment the use of arts for human transformation and emotional healing so that they can synthesize their personal experience with conceptual learning.

General Information

  1. Certification - Certificate is issued by Indian Institute of Psychology and Research (IIPR), Bangalore, on successful completion of the program by the candidate.
  2. Minimum required attendance for successful completion of the course is 80%
  3. The criteria for assessment vary for each certificate programme; candidates requested to check the course contents and assessment criteria for each.
  4. Application can be downloaded and submitted to Indian Institute of Psychology and Research (IIPR) either in person post/Courier.
  5. Application Fee: Rs.250/- to be paid in cash/DD drawn in favour of Indian Institute of Psychology and Research payable at Bangalore (Non-refundable)..
  6. Admission fee varies for each Programme. Fee details are given along with details of each programme.
  7. Criteria for admission to the programme : Personal interview
  8. The Course will be conducted only if there are a minimum of 10 participants. If not the course fee paid will be completely refunded.
  9. Once the course commences Cancellation of Enrollment and Refund of Admission fee paid will not be entertained.

Eligibility : This course is suitable for Allied Health Professionals, Healthcare workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Teachers, School Counsellors and anyone interested in Art Therapy or graduate in any stream of studies.

Last Date to apply & Course Commencement: 6th May 2023
Class timings : Saturdays - 1.00 pm to 5.00 pm (online)
Course duration : Total 50 hours of online classes - 4 hours/week, approximately 3.5 months
Course Fee : Rs. 25,000/-
Venue : Online classes
(For online process - the application form can be submitted only through email) Eligible students can download the application form from our website www.iipr.in and submit the duly filled in scan copy of the application form along with the scanned copies of supporting documents via email To office.admissions@iipr.in, CC office.superintendent@iipr.in. Application processing fee of Rs,250/- should be paid through our payment gateway link: https://eazypay.icicibank.com/eazypayLink?P1=t6LnCxqIPaxcIH+gf9rSzw==, link also provided on our website homepage)

[For application processing fee payments through payment gateway, please fill your mobile number for the section (Regn Or Applcn Or Ref No*) and a screenshot of the successful payment to be attached along with scanned application form and other documents]

Classes conducted by:

Ms. Anuradha Kabra -
Ph.D in Clinical Psychology/psychiatry, M.Phil., MA Gold Medallist.
Her educational background is exemplary bringing along, wide experiences from prestigious institutes like BHU, CIP, NIMHANS, Manipal Hospital,and Apollo hospital . She had obtained her masters in Clinical Psychology and M. Phil with a final crowning of her academic career in Clinical Psychology from Banaras Hindu University where she was awarded her Ph. D in Clinical psychology and psychiatry. Her professional carrier reached its nadir when she was made a Fellow of American Psychological Association and her license to practice in the state of New York, USA is an added asset for us to look at a person exposed to international practices. She is a skilful clinician, trained and competent with a wide variety of populations. She has been practicing evidence based clinical psychology for last 20 years. She strives to work with people in a holistic manner and environment. Enhancing and encouraging mental, physical, and spiritual well being, while keeping in mind quality of life issues, and to help educate people on Wellness.

Ms. Anupama Bajaj -
Ph.D in Psychology and Art Therapy, M.Sc. in Psychology, and Diploma in Counselling Skills with a specialization in Child & Adolescent Counselling, and Couples & Family Counselling. She helps people overcome their personal barriers to self-growth, by confronting, challenging, and possibly changing, their own beliefs, perceptions and stereotypes, to catapult themselves into a faster and more fulfilling orbit of personal growth. She also has extensive experience working with children and adolescents as a school counselor for many years. Anupama is certified Art Therapist who has been using art therapy with proven success in varied clinical population. She is certified trainer for? Life skills for adolescence? from NIMHANS and has been a corporate trainer for last 10 years.

Teaching Pedagogy: Case studies, discussions, online resources, projects, role plays etc.

Interested candidates, please contact the Office of Admissions, IIPR Mr. Joseph Praveen. D / Mr. Siddarth Srinivasan / Mrs. Archana
Office of Admissions, IIPR
email: office.admissions@iipr.in
Phone: 080 41217484 / 41307111 / +91 7022619130