The P.G Department of Psychology St Thomas College, Bhilai under the agesis of Psychometrician organised a workshop on Art Therapy. The programs theme was Art Therapy : Theory and Applications. The session was very engaging where discussion focused on both various theoretical perspectives and practical choices in art therapy. The main idea behind this session was the sharing of academic and Field experience and path to process in Art by the Resource person Neil Chaudhary. Students understood Art Therapy as Creative expressions that fosters psychological healing. The students learned about the various creative pieces such as Dance, Clay work, Vocal work, Painting and Meditation to develop self awareness, explore emotions and address unresolved emotional conflict. The Clients in the therapy are always looking for truth and truth is different from every client.
Various principles such as Neuroplasticity application in Art therapy was explained. The students learned the process of Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis and Documentation in Art Therapy. The Speaker also explained the Do’s and Don’ts in the Therapy.
Principal Dr. M.G. Roymon appreciated the program and said the main learning is through sharing of knowledge and this interactive session targets the concept. Dr. Debjani Mukherjee, HOD, spoke on the occasion and motivated the students to gain knowledge of various therapies and wisdom from experienced Speaker.
Dr. Sumita Singh encouraged the students to learn from the expertise of the Resource Person.. Dr. Ankita Deshmukh and Mr. Tanmaya Pattnaik organised the program and helped in its smooth execution.