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Arts for the Blues


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The Arts for the Blues is an evidence-based creative psychotherapy model for depression, which has been developed in collaboration between Edge Hill University and The University of Salford. It is based on pluralistic approach and can be used when working with groups and individuals. It uses a range of creative modalities such as drawing, movement, music etc. It is a structured framework yet flexible in content and adaptable to a wide range of client demographics.

The training programme will introduce learners to the Arts for the Blues model, including the theoretical framework and the key therapeutic ingredients. It will offer a space for exploration of the model while allowing learners to develop their own practice with the Arts for the Blues framework.

In addition, the University of Salford are also running this course on the 12th June 2024 

University of Salford - Arts for the Blues




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Course Description

One day course - 12th July 2024 10:00am - 4:00pm

What does the course cover?

The course will cover the following topics related to the Arts for the Blues model:

·         The development and evidence-base underpinning the model.

·         The eight key ingredients.

·         Experiential practice including a range of creative activities.

What to expect?

The course has a specific focus; the purpose of the day will be to explore the Arts for the Blues model, including the theoretical framework and the key ingredients and we will also give opportunities to experience the model in action.

Alongside more formal presentations, a large part of the training will be experiential, where participants will have an opportunity to experience creative techniques and to begin to design their own activities. Participants will receive advice and guidance and will have an opportunity to ask questions.  Participants will also be signposted to further sources of information and expertise.

Please note that the course offers an addition to existing qualifications in counselling/ therapy and does not offer a qualification in arts therapy.

For more information about Arts for the Blues please see artsfortheblues.com

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