Interactive Drawing Therapy Foundation Course

Centre for Art Psychotherapy

Presenter: Annette Coulter

The IDT Foundation Course introduces and develops IDT skill and knowledge and is open to all who work in the ‘helping professions’. This experiential training presents IDT basic principles, methods and clinical frameworks, and is designed to help participants work with the hidden messages in client words, images and behaviour, providing reliable guidelines for constructive interventions using IDT.

Saturday & Sunday,
A two-day training.
Introduces Basic IDT method and principles.
The course builds upon a series of topics.
Each section includes theory, demonstration, practice, reflection/questions.
An experiential learning delivery.
Focusses on what to do and how to do it.
By the end of Unit One, you have the core basics to use IDT with clients.

Saturday & Sunday,
(Pre-Requisite: Foundation – Unit One)
A two-day training recommended to complete the introductory training to safe delivery.
Introduces the IDT Therapeutic Process.
Adapting drawing interventions to meet therapeutic intent.
Recognition and acquisition of skills to work with ‘parts’.
How to work with thematic frameworks.
Focusses and consolidates what you are doing and why.

Course Facilitator

Annette Coulter is a registered art psychotherapist, IDT trainer and supervisor, clinical family art therapist, author and practicing artist. She is an accredited supervisor with PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia) and helped pioneer art therapy in Australia and south-east Asia teaching on four training programs. Annette works in private practice with individuals, children, adolescents, families and couples. She is co-author of The Introductory Guide to Art Therapy, (2014).

CPD HOURS: Each day is 7.5 hours, 30 hours in total for the completed IDT Foundation Course. This event counts as 20 hours of category A CPD for PACFA’s membership renewal requirements.

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17/07/2021 9:00 AM - 21/11/2021 4:30 PM
Online Interactive Training AUSTRALIA

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