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 PARTIALLY ONLINE

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



Internationally certified faculty from across the country and International Guest Lectures. 


Proposed Dates

Applications open

March 24, 2020


Applications close

June 30, 2020


Application fees and Processing fees payable on Shortlisting:

INR 1000


Interviews will be held online.


Selected Candidates will be informed with an acceptance letter via email.


Course Commences on July 30, 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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