Details for Creative Therapies

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: SSC533
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Rebecca Loundar


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Creative Therapies

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Develop an advanced capacity to use creative expression towards self- understanding and understanding of others;
  2. Plan, implement and analyse interventions that draw on the skills of companioning, description, bracketing, reduction, amplification, creating themes and mapping;
  3. Critically appraise the theoretical and practical applications of using the arts in therapy;
  4. Demonstrate the appropriate use of art material, creative expression and sand tray objects to further one’s own and another’s meaning- making.

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Onsite (face-to-face)
  • Online (e-Learning)
  • Intensives

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Reflective Journal (20%)
  • Major Essay (40%)
  • Companioning Viva (20%)
  • Presentation of a Collaborative Art Work (20%)

Prescribed Text

  • Lett, W. R. 2011. An Inquiry into Making Sense of Our Lives. Eltham, Vic.: Rebus Press.

Please consult your instructor prior to purchasing any texts