ONLINE: Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapy Course

ONLINE: Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapy Course


June 19


07:00 PM to 09:00 PM


The Holistic Training Institute DMCC is the only provider of an accredited Holistic Integrated Arts Therapy in UAE.

Gain the professional skills, industry knowledge, and confidence to build a rewarding holistic career.
Internationally Industry Accredited Training
Graduates can use the letters Mbe.HICATprac. after their names and can gain professional insurance

The perfect combination of holistic healing therapies and creative arts.
Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapy is a mental health profession that uses the creative process to improve and enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of individuals of all ages.

This evidence-based therapy trains graduates to use a variety of creative modalities including art-making, dance, sculpture, drama, music, sound therapy, storytelling, meditation, and holistic counseling skills to guide clients in recognizing and overcoming trauma and limiting beliefs in an empowering, respectful, and highly effective way.

The blend of science and hands-on creativity makes this course extremely popular with a wide target audience and attracts people who want to develop a heart-centered career with a respected qualification and an effective set of modalities in a fast-growing industry.

Career Path
As a qualified Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapist, you can develop a career that is in line with your passion. You can run workshops, classes, and groups and see private clients or couples.

You can work in specialized areas like PTSD, stress management, mental, emotional, and physical healing, anxiety, addiction, relationships, spiritual development and so many more.

Aged Care
Aged care is one area where Holistic Integrated Creative Art Therapies make a powerful impact.

Regular participation in arts therapies can completely change the quality of life for many older people and assist in treating social issues like loneliness and loss of purpose through to conditions like dementia and hypertension.

Holistic Integrated Creative Art Therapists are in high demand in the corporate arena where they can contribute to positive work environments, less workplace stress, and reduced workplace bullying.

HICAT also helps to stimulate creativity and awaken leadership skills. This improves productivity and profitability making it a popular team-building program for smart corporate managers.

If you want to work with children or already do, HICAT will provide you with highly effective skills which are valued by parents, medical professionals, childcare workers, and teachers.

Creative therapies help children express and process emotions, manage stress, self-regulate, and develop confidence and the ability to focus and concentrate.

HICAT is also extremely beneficial to children on the autism spectrum and their families.

We can help you turn your passion for holistic wellbeing and helping others into a rewarding career that will change your life.

This course is recognized by the International Institute of Complementary Therapists, the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine, the International Association of Therapists, and the Complementary Medicine Association. These industry associations all have an excellent global reputation and a rigorous screening process.

We are very proud to have their stamps of approval. Our graduates can join the IICT, IAOTH, IPHM, and the CMA and get professional practitioner insurance.

Graduates will receive two valuable certificates. These certificates attest to the quality and global recognition of the education you received with us.

Our graduates can join four international associations and have their qualifications recognized in more than 20 countries around the world.

Our graduates can get professional insurance and work legally in more than 20 countries.

Resources and After Care
We provide ongoing support and resources to help you build your holistic career, including guidance with marketing to help you attract clients and grow your well-being business.

Lifetime Discount
Graduates will get lifetime discount at The Holistic Training Institute DMCC and a FREE Supervision Workshop every month


Practical Topics Covered include:
· Tactile Therapy – Sculpture, Clay, Sand Play & Environmental Art Making
· Art Therapy – Paint, Watercolor, Pencils, Charcoal & Oil Pastels
· Music – Tribal Rhythms & Medicine Drums
· Dance & Movement Therapy
· Storytelling & creative writing
· Role Play & Drama Therapy
· Sound Therapy

Theory topics covered include:

· The cause & effects of stress
· The mind/body connection
· Physiology of the brain
· Left brain/right brain
· Unconscious beliefs and mental patterns
· Exploring emotions
· History of art therapy
· Creative therapies & health
· Why creative art therapies are effective
· Creative art therapies as emotional healing
· Creative art therapies for recovery & rehabilitation
· Art & developing intuition
· Drawing from within
· Colour & emotions
· Sound, vibration & the body’s cells
· The creative process
· Art Appreciation
· Interpretation & Diagnosis
· Compassion & non-judgment
· Learning Styles

Theory topics continued:
· Personality types
· Managing groups
· Supporting clients
· Working with PTSD
· Working with anxiety disorders
· Working with grief & loss
· Working with children
· Working with depression
· Working in medical settings
· Developing community arts projects
· Meditation for every day
· Meditation in action through art
· Meditation with music and movement
· Gratitude & art journaling
· Holistic counseling skills for creative arts therapists
· Networking & referring
· Ethics, safety & professionalism
· Setting up your own practice
· Creating a specialized practice
· Resources, materials & equipment
· Marketing for creative arts therapists
· Legalities, insurance, and Joining associations

This course is perfect for people wanting to develop a sustainable new career. It is also highly valuable to teachers and healthcare workers who want to expand their skill set.

Suitable for all ages over 18 years, including mature-age students.

No previous experience or qualifications are required.

No artistic ability is necessary.
20 modules – online, onsite, or hybrid for 6 months.
Holidays and study breaks are available and will be discussed and agreed upon collectively.

High support with regular optional live classes via Zoom (and recordings to watch for when you cannot attend).
Regular live Zoom Masterclasses allow you to dive deep into the various topics in each module.

Graduates can join the following organizations:
– International Institute of Complementary Therapists.
– Complementary Medical Association UK.
– Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapists Association
– International Meditation Teachers and Therapists Association International
– Practitioners of Holistic Medicine UK
– International Association of Therapists

Art Materials provided for On Campus Classes
Once a week classes | Onsite or Online | Login to the course platform for students to access the course materials anytime.


Classes are once a week with homework and weekly submission forms to assess the student’s understanding of the topic discussed.

You will have a login link to the portal too, to access the course materials anytime.

Facilitated by
Nevine Zaki