CATS - Creative Arts Therapies

Offered By:
St Stephen's College

Below are the courses available from the CATS code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times.

CATS 321 - Art Therapy Fundamentals View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-2S-0)

Art therapy, a specialized field in counseling psychology, provides a natural vehicle for promoting integrative, holistic approach to psychological healing. Explores the theory and application of art therapy to spirituality and healing settings. This course will be experientially based, with a lecture and seminar portion. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHRTP 321.


CATS 381 - Introduction to Music Therapy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-2S-0)

Introduction to the discipline of music therapy: physical, mental, social, emotional, and spiritual applications of music. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHRTP 381.


CATS 382 - Introduction to Drama Therapy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-2S-0)

Explores the role of drama therapy in health and spirituality: masks, puppets, theatre games, improvisation, role-play, playback theatre, and psychodrama in various therapeutic settings. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHRTP 382.


CATS 383 - Psychotherapy and Spirituality: An Introduction View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 1-2S-0)

An introduction to the theory and practice of psychotherapy, with emphasis on spirituality as an essential component of therapeutic care. Students will examine their personal worldviews, explore their emerging caregiver identities, and engage with contemporary challenges of integrating psychotherapy and spirituality. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHRTP 383.


CATS 384 - Intermodal Expressive Arts Therapy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Spiritually-informed intermodal use of studio-based expressive therapy modalities including music, visual art, dance/movement, drama, written and spoken word, and play. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHRTP 384.


CATS 521 - Introduction to Art Therapy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 1-2S-0)

Introduction to the theory and practice of art therapy; work within a spiritually-informed approach is explored. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHRTP 521.