Monday, March 16, 2015

2-Day Workshop on the Introduction to Expressive Arts Therapy - Bangalore on March 14th and 15th

East West Center for Counselling & Training

has concluded a 2-Day Introduction to Expressive Arts Therapy Workshop in Bangalore, at Sparsh Foundation, Cox Town on March 14th and 15th. 

The 2-Day experiential workshop explored the combinations of Music Therapy, Art Therapy, Psychodrama, Storytelling and Dance Movement Therapy.

Expressive arts therapy is a gentle, non-judgmental approach enabling the client to become aware of what is happening in his/her unconscious.

About the Trainer:

Dr. Karen Estrella is the Expressive Arts Therapy Program Coordinator in the Expressive Therapies Division at Lesley University, Boston, U.S.A. As a Music Therapist and Art Therapist, Dr. Estrella’s work has focused on developing an integrated arts approach to counselling and psychotherapy, and she has spent much of the past 15 years focused on developing competencies and integrating theory in Expressive Arts Therapy. In addition, Dr. Estrella is pursuing licensure as a Clinical Psychologist and practicing community based mental health counselling.

Expressive Arts Therapy - Batch 4 - March 2015 (Music Therapy and Expressive Arts Therapy)

East West Center for Counselling and Training, along with Women's Christian College 
is proud to present the annual Expressive Arts Therapy 1-year Diploma Program

The Expressive Arts Therapy program has completed its second module in March 2015 (2nd to 13th), which encompassed the Music Therapy and Expressive Arts Therapy components. Both components were conducted by Dr. Karen Estrella - Program Coordinator, Expressive Arts Therapy, Lesley University, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 

Left: Dr. Veena Easvaradoss, Head of Department - Psychology at Women's Christian College, Chennai, India
Middle: Dr. Karen Estrella, Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Expressive Arts Therapy at Lesley University, Massachusetts,  U.S.A.
Right: Magdalene Jeyarathnam, Director - East West Center for Counselling & Training, Chennai, India