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iEXAT PROGRAM

COURSE OUTLINES
2024 - 2026

STUDENT FORUM 2024 >
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Pre-Experiential Phase

Exploring the Heart of Intermodal Expressive Arts Work

Consists of two 2-day experiential workshops on the following dates
@9am-7pm (8-hour training/ day)
. (32 hours)

P1
Dec 7 - 8, 2024

[Residential Optional]
Journey to Self: The Nature and the Nurture of People Making
[EXA Retreat]

P2
Feb 1-2, 2025

*Overseas + Local Trainer
Phenomenological EXAT-Eco Art: from Ordinary to Extraordinary to Unordinary

Pre-Experiential
Phase I
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I. Experiential Phase

Embracing the Heart of Intermodal Expressive Arts Work

Faculty: *Overseas + Local Trainers

 

Consists of one 4-day and *three 3-day experiential workshops on the following dates
@9am-7pm (8-hour training/ day)
. (104 hours)

E1

Apr 18 - 21, 2025

Co-creating our Community: The Art of Connecting to Self and Others

[Visual Arts weaving with other arts modalities]

May 3 - 5, 2025

*E2

Peace Within, Between and Among: Using the Person-Centered Approach with Expressive Art Therapy  
[Music, Sound, Voice weaving with other arts modalities]

*E3

May 31 - Jun 2, 2025

Let Go and Shape: An Intermodal Approach to Working Somatically
[Weaving movement with other arts modalities: Using the Phenomenological
Approach
]

Jun 28 - 29, 2025
Jul 1, 2025

*E4

Kinship Libido: the Inner and External in Ourselves and in the World
[Drama weaving with other arts modalities: Using the Jungian Approach]

PHASE II
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II. : The Wisdom in the Theory and Practice of the Healing Power in
Intermodal Expressive Arts Work

Faculty: *Overseas + Local Trainers

 

Phase II A Theoretical and Practice based Modules consists of four 2-day and *three 3-day theory and practice based experiential workshops on the following weekends @9am-7pm (8-hour training/ day). (136 hours)

T1
Jul 26-27, 2025

Integrative Expressive Arts Journey and the Process of Transformation

*T2
*Aug 29 - 31, 2025

 Theoretical Frameworks of Body Awareness and Movement in Intermodal ExpressiveArts Therapy and the Phenomenological Approach; Philosophy of EXA: ContemporaryResearch Methodologies / Finding your Identity as a Researcher

T3
Sept 13 - 14, 2025

The Essence and Practice Wisdom in One-on-one Intermodal Expressive Arts Therapy

*T4
*Oct 10 -12, 2025

Theoretical Frameworks of Visual Arts and Music in Person-Centered Expressive Arts Therapy; The Personhood and Use of Self in Intermodal Expressive Arts Therapy Process

*T5
*Nov 21 - 23, 2025

Theoretical Frameworks of Drama and other Creative Arts Media in Intermodal
Jungian Expressive Arts Therapy

T6
Mar 7 - 8, 2026

The Essence and Practice Wisdom in Group Intermodal Expressive Arts Therapy

T7
Aug 1 - 2, 2026

The Essence and Practice Wisdom in Advocative Community Expressive Arts Process

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Phase II B Practice-based Modules consists *thirty 4-hour practice-based workshops on Monday evenings and weekends AM from September 2025 to August 2026
(These modules are open for individual enrolment)

Children and Youth iEXAT Series

PCY1: Working with Children and Adolescent Grief and Bereavement
PCY2: Working with Childhood and Adolescent ASD
PCY3: Working with Childhood and Adolescent ADHD
PCY4: Working with SEN Children and Family
PCY5: Working with Depression
PCY6: Working with Anxiety
PCY7: Working with Family Relationship
PCY8: Working Adolescent Sexuality and Identity Issues
PCY9: Working Self Harm and Suicidality
PCY10: Working Social Trauma

Adult iEXAT

Series

PA1: Working with Chronic Illnesses

PA2: Working with Grief and Loss

PA3: Working with Addiction and HIV

PA4: Working with Love, Courtship, and Relational Trauma

PA5: Working with Depression and Suicide

PA6: Working with Anxiety

PA7: Working with Psychosis

PA8: Working with “I am not good enough”

PA9: Working with Social Trauma

PA10: Finding meaning in Life

Senior iEXAT

Series

PS1: Working with Dementia
PS2: Working with Senior Grief and Loss
PS3: Working with Palliative Illnesses
PS4: Working with Loneliness and Isolation
PS5: Working with Senior Depression
PS6: Working with Retirement and Meaning in Life
PS7: Working with “I am old”
PS8: Working with Reminiscence
PS9: Working with End of Life
PS10: Working with Carer Stress

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III. Practicum Phase
Cultivating the Wisdom in Applying Expressive Arts Work with Clients
Phase III consists of 31 hours in-training practicum plus additional on-the-job supervised clinical practice to total 200 hours.

PHASE III

TWO
Group
Practice
Facilitation

Dec 6 - 7, 2025
Jan 3-4, 2026
@9am-9pm (10-hr/day)

ONE
Individual
 Practice
Facilitation

Jan 24-25, 31, 2026
Feb 1, 2026
@9am-9pm (10-hr/day)

TEN
One-on-one 
Supervised Practice
Facilitations

Sept 2025 – Aug 2026
(self-arrangement with trio members)

ADDITIONAL

On-the-job 

Supervised

Practice

(To total 200 hrs)

For those who pursue to be

REACE / REAT

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IV. Supervision Phase
Developing Competence in Applying Intermodal Expressive Arts Work with Clients
Supervisions will be given during the One-on-one Practice Facilitations,
and Individual and Group Practice Facilitation from September
 2025 - August 2026 
(Total 75 hours)

PHASE IV
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