International Art Therapy Courses

The College for Educational and Clinical Art Therapy offers a variety of ways for students around the world to participate in our international study program. Whether you are interested in our 100% online art therapy course or would like to join us for a face-to-face 5-Day Intensive in one of the capital cities in Australia after completing your 10 modules at home, you’ll find flexible options to help you meet your goals.

You’ll find all the details you need below. Use the Quicklinks to jump between sections.

Distance Learning & Flexible Study

Wherever you live, you can study with us and graduate from the College for Educational and Clinical Art Therapy with a certified qualification or diploma.

Fit your Studies Around your Lifestyle

Would you like to acquire the skills that will further develop or even transform your career? Are you interested in delving into the professional field of art therapy which will inspire and motivate you? Do you need to fit your studies around a busy and demanding lifestyle? CECAT offers the flexibility, study materials, learning support and skills that will help you to achieve your goals.

How to Study

Your art therapy studies with CECAT will provide a challenging, stimulating and rewarding experience. Our adaptable approach offers you a choice of study options. You can study face-to-face or by distance; regardless of where in the world you live, you can combine work and lifestyle with your studies.

Study Materials

Your studies will employ a blend of learning materials and online resources which are all designed to promote active learning with effective results. These materials are specifically created by the College for Educational and Clinical Art Therapy to provide educational direction for in-depth understanding, personal experience and the certified practice of art therapy.

Study at Home with Personal Tuition

The College for Educational and Clinical Art Therapy does not just send you lessons. Art Therapy cannot be learned by simply reading books or studying your modules. We provide the individual contact with our internationally acclaimed expert lecturer that is essential for a deeper understanding and a complete learning experience.

CECAT has a long and very successful track record of online art therapy education. We are the first international institution to offer a certified course through distance education. We collaborate with prestigious independent teaching institutions worldwide to offer an educational program that goes far beyond general distance learning. Our online program is individually tailored to meet each student’s needs and elicits first-class learning results. Personal tuition with registered art therapist, Robert Gray guarantees a profound education in art therapy.

Originally from Germany, Robert is also a registered psychologist and has lived in Australia for nearly 20 years. He ensures our students receive an evidence-based training program that reaches out to the wisdom of other countries, languages, cultures, and art therapy communities around the globe.

Worldwide Art Therapy Online Courses

Our Art Therapy courses are available to anyone in the world. We have provided distance education to art therapy students from Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos, China, Mongolia, Nepal, India, Pakistan, United Arabic Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Mauritius, Russian Federation, Poland, Germany, Italy, Great Britain, Canada, United States of America, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil and Chile.

Wherever you live in the world—Latin America, North America, Asia, Europe or Africa—please download and return the art therapy registration form along with your payment. Get ready to begin your path to becoming an art therapist. We look forward to educating you in the benefits of Art Therapy and meeting you face-to-face (via Skype) wherever you may live.

Course Details

CECAT has designed this inspiring distance education package to provide greater flexibility for international art therapy students, who choose to study entirely through distance education. Students receive each of the online modules via email (course content and syllabus) and are then contacted for one-on-one discussions of the module’s content via Skype. This enables students to study at their own pace and without having to attend the intensive on-campus program.

Art Therapy Certificate Course

10 online modules, plus 10 Skype sessions

Art Therapy Diploma Course

5 additional online modules, plus 5 Skype sessions

An increasing number of international students choose to attend the intensive on-campus program if they’re able to travel to Australia, instead of meeting through Skype.

Equipment Needed

You need a computer with internet access, a headset and a webcam. Many computers have a webcam and microphone already installed.

Currently, the best software for online video conferencing is Skype. Download it from www.skype.com.

Course Fees

Courses

Online Certificate Course (10 modules) + 10 Skype sessions

Total fee is AU$ 5,500

Once you have graduated from the Certificate Course, you are eligible to further your studies to the Diploma level.

Online Diploma Course (5 modules) + 5 Skype sessions

Total fee is AU$ 2,750

Payment Methods

For our international students, we have two payment options:

TransferWise

If you’d prefer to use TransferWise, please find our bank details on the Registration Form.

PayPal

If you’d prefer to use PayPal, please contact us to receive an invoice via PayPal (pay with credit card or PayPal account).

Start anytime, from anywhere in the world and at your own pace.

  • This course has been one of the most impressive and inspirational courses in psychology I have taken...

    I have been a Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Western Australia for 5 years and a psychologist working in a number of settings for over 20 years. I was excited to find the CECAT Art Therapy online course run by Rob Gray.

    I highly recommend this course to any health professional interested in both personal and professional development. Rob is very knowledgeable and an experienced practitioner. I feel that my understanding of psychology has been deepened through contact with him, so much so that completing the One Year Certificate Course in Art Therapy, I have chosen to have supervision with him.

    The online course worked extremely well due to the flexibility of times to complete tasks, the comprehensive theoretical notes provided by Rob and the experiential nature of the course where for each of the 10 modules there was exposure to a meaningful art therapy task

    One of the most significant benefits was the one-on-one tutoring from Rob provided for the modules. In these discussions, Rob clarified the art therapy process and gave relevant case examples of how to apply the techniques in a therapeutic setting. This course has been one of the most impressive and inspirational courses in psychology I have taken, and I sincerely thank Rob for the enriching experience.”

    Marie Slowinski
    Clinical and Health Psychology

Start anytime, from anywhere in the world and at your own pace.

Registration Form

Once we receive your Registration Form and your payment, you will be enrolled into the online Art Therapy Course. Please inform us of your payment via email.

You will then receive an email confirmation of your enrolment, followed by the 10 or 5 modules (for the Certificate or Diploma Course respectively) and arrangements for a one-on-one session time via Skype.

The College for Educational and Clinical Art Therapy offers a variety of ways for students in rural Australia and around the world to participate in our online study program. Whether you are interested in our 100% online art therapy course or would like to join us for a face-to-face introduction, a 5-Day or 3-Day Intensive Program in one of the capital cities in Australia, you will find flexible options to help you meet your goals.

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