Professional Development Resources
PREPARATION FOR OQLF (OFFICE QUÉBECOIS DE LA LANGUE FRANÇAISE) EXAM
Montreal Therapy Centre
Fall Groups and Workshops
WHAT IS ART THERAPY? A One-DayWorkshop
Art therapy is an established mental health profession that uses art-making and the creative process to improve well-being for people of all ages. This workshop is useful for anyone who wants to understand what Art Therapy is and how it works.
Through a blend of experiential exercises and theory, participants will gain an understanding on how art can be used to gain personal insight, support authentic self-expression, and for self-care purposes. This is a general interest course that is also suitable for social workers, psychologists and other health care practitioners who want a deeper understanding of how to incorporate various art techniques in their practice.
Date: Sunday, September 29, 2013 Time: 10am-4pm (one-hour break for lunch)
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WHAT IS DRAMA THERAPY?
1.Group warm up games useful for releasing inhibitions, stress and building trust.
2. Role-play techniques helpful in exploring personal relationship issues and increasing communication skills.
3. Projective identification techniques used to increase personal awareness and understand identity issues or emotional blocks.
4. Discussion and adapting drama therapy techniques to your needs.
The workshop is open to the general public and would be very useful to therapists, educators, parents or business entrepreneurs who would like to incorporate more creativity into their work.
Date: Saturday October 21st 2013, 10am-5pm
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Assertiveness is the direct expression of what we think, what we want and what we feel while, at the same time, respecting what others think, want and feel, without fear of confrontation. Learn strategies to communicate more effectively in your relationships, your friendships and your work life.
Dates: Fridays, October 25th-November 29th 2-4pm
Cost: $ 360
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ATELIER D’AFFIRMATION DE SOI
L’Affirmation de soi c’est l’expression efficace, sincère et directe de ce que l’on pense, ce que l’on veut, ce que l’on ressent, tout en respectant son entourage, et sans redouter la confrontation. Cet atelier vous fournira les outils nécessaires à une communication saine de vos besoins et émotions.
Le groupe sera formé de 6 à 9 personnes, et les rencontres se dérouleront sur une période 6 semaines, à raison de 2 heures chacune.
Groupe en français:
Les lundis: 21 et 28 Octobre, et 04, 11, 18 et 25 Novembre 2013 de 18h à 20h.
Groupe en anglais:
Les vendredis : 25 Octobre, et 1er, 8, 15, 21 et 29 Novembre 2013, de 14h à 16h.
Coût : $360
EXPRESSING THE SELF THROUGH ART THERAPY - 6-week group
Led by a professional Art Therapist, this six-week course will give you the space to look inwards and help support you along your path to self-discovery. Within a safe and supportive environment, you will be guided to express yourself through a variety of different art materials and art therapy techniques such as drawing, painting, collage and sculpture. No previous art experience or talent is required, only a willingness to play and explore.
Dates: Wednesdays 12:45-3pm October 30th-December 5th
Tuesdays 6:45pm-9pm October 1st- November 5th OR
Wednesdays 12:45-3pm October 30th-December 5thCost: $250 (materials included)
UNLEASH: AN INTENSIVE SELF-REVELATORY PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP
Cost: $300To Register, please visit: