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Arts therapist (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Arts therapist in the health service
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Arts therapist
    Translation(s):
    Arts therapist (EN)
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Region:
    All regions
  • Data

    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    National legislation:
    Health and Social Work Professions Order 2001
    Qualification level:
    PS4 - Diploma of post-secondary level (exactly 4 years) , Art. 11 e
    Free provision of services:
    No prior check of qualifications
    Useful link:
    http://www.hcpc-uk.org/aboutus/legislation/
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    An art, music or drama therapist encourages people to express their feelings and emotions through art, such as painting and drawing, music or drama. Protected Titles: Art Psychotherapist, Art Therapist, Dramatherapist, Music Therapist. Modalities: Art Therapy, Drama Therapy, Music Therapy.
    Translation(s):
    An art, music or drama therapist encourages people to express their feelings and emotions through art, such as painting and drawing, music or drama. Protected Titles: Art Psychotherapist, Art Therapist, Dramatherapist, Music Therapist. Modalities: Art Therapy, Drama Therapy, Music Therapy. (EN)
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