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Arts in Health, Arts Therapies & Therapeutic Practice - Mapping the Fields One Day Conference: 26 March 2014, CBSO Centre Birmingham, Book Your Place!

Join our Artist Champion for Therapeutic Practices in Arts & Health, Jane Sutcliffe, at this special one-day conference Arts in Health, Arts Therapies & Therapeutic Practice - Mapping the Fields on 26 March at the CBSO Centre in Birmingham, 10am - 4pm.

This one day event will include speakers from arts and health projects and art therapists, who will look at best current practice and the role the arts can play in positive mental health and wellbeing for people of all ages. There will be opportunities to take part in choice of workshops along with time for discussion and debate.

Guest speakers include:
Richard Coaten, Dance Movement Psychotherapist and Chair of Creative Minds Calderdale Collective, Yorkshire
Phil Walters, Head of Inclusion at South West Yorkshire Partnership NHFT
Simon Taylor, Head of Learning at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
Mike Chase, Artistic Director at Glasshouse Theatre, Stourbridge and Psychodrama Psychotherapist
Julie Buxton, Art Psychotherapist and Head of Art Therapy at BCAT (Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies)
Daniel Thomas, Director of Chroma and Music Therapist
Kate Fawcett, Music & Ability Team, CBSO Centre (City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra)
Clive Holmwood, Dramatherapist for Core Assets, a children's services company

This event is open to anyone interested in the field including artists, arts therapists, health care professionals and educationlists. 

Tickets: £20 including lunch and refreshments. To book your place, click here to download an application form. For more info email mailbcat@fsmail.net or call 0121 440 8273.

This is a partnership event organised by BCAT, CBSO Centre and Creative Health.

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Photo credit: Eleanor Babb


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