Diploma In Expressive Arts Therapy


The main objective of the course is to open up this highly specialized discipline of study to the Postgraduate level and develop competent practitioners in the field of Expressive Arts Therapy. 

The focus of the course would be to equip participants with a combination of theoretical foundation and practical skills. This will enable graduates to incorporate these skills in socially challenging environments within educational and developmental settings and supplement their existent capacities. 


Each semester will focus on the following papers: 

  1. Expressive Arts Therapy Theory- Art, Drama, Music, Movement and Inter-modality 

  2. Expressive Arts Therapy Skills - Art, Drama, Music, Movement and Inter-modality.

  3. Counselling Theories , Processes and Skills 

  4. Fieldwork

  5. Research Design and methodology 



48 credits (810+ Hours)



1 year (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) 



First semester: 2 PM to 8 PM

Second semester: Timing for 2 months will vary based on fieldwork



Internationally certified faculty from across the country. 


Proposed Dates

Applications open

March 24, 2020


Applications close

May 15, 2020


Application fees and Processing fees payable

INR 1000


Interviews will be held from May 17 to May 23, 2020 (In Person and Online) 


Announcement of selected Candidates

First List: May 24 - 31 

Second List: June 1 - 7 


Course Commences on July 2, 2020



  1. Graduation in any subject. (Provisional admission will be provided to those waiting on Graduation results)

  2. No age restrictions for admission.

  3. The application will be scored based on academics, statement of purpose, relevant personal and professional experience.

  4. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an experiential and theoretical interview. In person interviews will be held at St. Xavier's college, Mumbai and out station interviews will be held online.

  5. Shortlisted candidates will have to create an audition video of five minutes to support their Expressive Arts Therapy application using any one or more of the following modalities: Art, Music, Drama, Movement and Photography 



Domestic Students: Rs 2,12,000/- plus taxes as applicable 

International Students: Rs 6,36,000/- plus taxes as applicable 


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