Art Therapy Courses

Online Certificate & Diploma Courses

Looking for art therapy Singapore? Then you’re part of an increasing number of people looking to enrich their therapy knowledge and skills in a fast-growing area of expertise.

As reported in the Straitstimes, “The increase in the number of people seeking help for mental health issues has prompted the Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH) to start an initiative that provides therapy through art … Global studies have described the positive impact of the arts on mental well-being. A growing body of evidence suggests that engaging in the visual arts for adults with mental health conditions can reduce depression and anxiety, increase self-respect and encourage re-engagement with the wider world.” These same benefits are experienced in the counselling of children and teenagers.

If you live in Singapore and you’re looking for an Australian-based educational experience to enrich your therapy skills or to equip you to work as a professional art therapist, College for Educational and Clinical Art Therapy (CECAT) offers a solid foundation.

At CECAT, students can complete our entire course online from the comfort of their own home. This includes Skype meetings with our Director and Senior Lecturer, psychologist Robert Gray.

As an alternative to the Skype meetings, you could attend one of our on-campus Intensives as part of a trip to Australia. Pick an Australian city of your choice and work with Robert in person over an enlightening 5-Day Intensive (after completing the 10 Certificate modules) or 3-Day Intensive (after completing the 5 Diploma modules).

We invite you to read on and discover all that we have to offer.

Meet your host, director and senior lecturer at CECAT

Robert P. Gray

Registered Art Therapist and Psychologist

A highly regarded art therapy lecturer, Robert leads the field in art therapy… [read more]

View our welcome video below!

What Our Students Are Saying

  • Touched on a very deep level...

    This course has reminded me of the joy in my life. It has touched me on a very deep level. I did not expect this outcome. I feel more in tune with the real me.”

    Allison Pennings
    Registered Nurse (Acute Mental Health)
  • Professionally organised and delivered...

    Most enjoyable, empowering, confronting and challenging at times; professionally organised and delivered.”

    Lynn Banna
  • Life changing...

    Studying with CECAT has given me the skills and confidence to get out there and start my own practice. I knew the moment I began the art therapy course that it would be life changing. The skills I gained have given me the confidence to quit my job as a teacher and become an art therapist full-time!”

    Julie Nicholson
  • Exciting and engaging...

    The course was exciting and engaging throughout. It would be great to see Art Therapy in every day practice.”

    Cynthia Parker
  • Enabled me to understand...

    This course has enabled me to much more fully understand the profound impact that art therapy can offer in the therapeutic process, particularly how the visual image can assist children to tell their story, and how exploration of the picture can reflect inner meaning.”

    Jane Mosco
    School Counsellor
  • Rob is dynamic and passionate...

    Rob is dynamic and passionate about Art Therapy and he teaches in this manner. I have loved every minute of this course.”

    Jo Yates
    Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
  • Amazing journey of discovery...

    Art therapy is an amazing journey of discovery, creativity and growth. As an occupational therapist, I am energised by a therapeutic tool that is fun, versatile and meaningful, that can be used in a variety of settings with clients of all ages, life experiences and needs.”

    Jess Westcott
    Occupational Therapist
  • Eye opening, challenging...

    Eye opening, challenging, hopeful – Re-united me with my creative self in a very safe way.”

    Ruth Kreamer
    Social Worker
  • Fantastic opportunity to grow...

    The experience is life changing and it has been a fantastic opportunity to grow personally and professionally. It has been my dream to be able to call myself an Art Therapist. The process with the group and online is easy and affordable. I am on my way to fulfil my dream ambition. Thank you Rob.”

    Sheree Audet
    Artist and Mental Health Support Worker
  • I was painting...

    At the time of starting this art therapy course, I had for a long time found it difficult to paint, draw or do any creative endeavour. By the end of the training, I was painting and planning to give painting more space in my life.”

    Sheila Smith
    Aboriginal Artist
  • Changed the way I view myself and others...

    This art therapy course has been an experience that has changed the way I view myself and others. I have rediscovered the connection between the sacred and secular in everyday life and uncovered strengths that are helping me to move forward.”

    Kate Andrew
    Anglican Priest
  • One of my best teachers...

    Rob has designed an amazing course that provides opportunity for students to “experience” art therapy whilst they learn the skills and tools required to “practice” as an Art Therapist. Thank you for being one of my best teachers.”

    Jillian De Souza
    Buddhist Psychologist
  • Enjoyed this course very much...

    I enjoyed this course very much and was delighted to discover your talent, intuition and expertise as an art therapist.”

    Elise Wynyard
  • Safe and supportive environment...

    I loved Rob’s course. The Intensive is great because I was able to practice the skills in a safe and supportive environment. I learned more in this course than in all my counselling training. I feel that I’m a better therapist because of it.”

    Colleen Nicholas

Live in Singapore? 

Register for our art therapy courses and enjoy an Australian-based educational experience!

Get in Touch Today!

For the best art therapy courses Singapore has available, join many others from various walks of life and different fields of expertise. Discover the power of art therapy today.

You can start anytime, from anywhere in the world and at your own pace.

If you have any questions, please get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.

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