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Information Session
Sunday, January 28th, 4 - 6pm
CREATE Studio, 468 Queen St. East, Suite LL01

The Create Institute Expressive Arts training program provides a theoretical basis in the field of Expressive Arts Therapy, while familiarizing students with those elements of therapeutic practice common to all approaches. As well as theory, we emphasize experiential learning, in which students are encouraged to explore the different dimensions of artistic practice in community and in individual studio work. We especially encourage intermodal work in our classes and workshops. We also stress an adult-education model where students are recognized as having the capacity to understand and shape their own learning process.


The Create Institute offers a three-year training program in Expressive Arts Therapy. The program is designed to immerse students in an intensive, arts-based educational process that is beneficial for their professional development as expressive arts therapists, as well as for their personal and creative growth. The curriculum includes experiential, practical and theoretical training both in class and as offered through a variety of practicum placement sites.

Accepting Applicants for Fall 2018
For more info visit

Professional and Personal Development Courses:

The Art of Trauma:
Expressive arts with clients who have had traumatic experiences

This ten-week course is designed to support psychotherapists, social workers, front-line staff and other professionals who work with clients who have experienced trauma.

The course uses the basic principles and practice of intermodal expressive arts to guide participants in developing an approach that will help clients shape their relationship to their traumatic experience. Through experiential learning and art making, participants will discover how different artistic practices can help clients engage with their difficult stories. Professionals will also use the arts to explore their own counter-transference and find ways to hold their clients’ suffering. more info

Winter/Spring Session: February 26 - May 14 (every Monday 5:30-8:30pm)
Cost: $950.00
Registration Deadline: February 21
(Register by February 12th receive a $100 early registration discount)

Shaping and Re-Shaping Relational Space
How can play support and strengthen therapeutic relationships?

This six-week course is for teachers, registered psychotherapists, social workers and professionals who have an interest in play. Those who want to personally develop their understanding of relationship building using play.

This course will use the basic principles and practice of intermodal expressive arts to guide participants in the development of the practice of play. Through experiential learning and art making participants will discover how play can support your relationships with clients. more info

Spring/Summer Session: May 28 – July 9 (every Monday 5:30-8:30pm)
Cost: $550.00
Registration Deadline: May 22
(Register by May 14th receive a $50 early registration discount)

Click here for more info about professional/personal development courses and workshops we offer. These courses do not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.


THE CREATE CLINIC  Low Cost Expressive Arts Therapy

The Create Clinic provides accessible and affordable expressive arts therapy to children, youth, adults, couples and families from diverse backgrounds. It serves people with a wide range of needs in the wider Toronto area. Senior level student therapists who work with clients are supervised by experienced and qualified faculty members who are in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists and/or other professional Colleges. The student therapy clinic operates from the core principles and theory of expressive arts therapy taught at The Create Institute, which includes using play and imagination to support one’s life struggles. Through visual art, movement, music, theatre, poetry and story telling new possibilities emerge and clients gain awareness of how their resources allow them to overcome obstacles. Art making in relationship is at the heart of our approach to therapy.

If you are interested in setting up an appointment or getting more information about the clinic, please leave us a confidential message at the following address and we will get back to you promptly: or call (416) 539-9728.

The CREATE Institute
T:(416) 539-9728 | F:(416) 531-8236 | Facebook
P.O. Box#31046, 725 College St. Toronto ON M6G 1C0
Office hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10:30am – 5:30pm (excluding public holidays)





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