Research course

Arts Psychotherapies and Counselling in Health

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · Health and Human Sciences Research Institute
Qualifications
PhDMResMPhil

Entry requirements

Should normally hold good honours degree in the proposed study area. However will consider applicants who can demonstrate their capability by means of publications or employment responsibilities.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The current programme of research integrates interventions in community, medical and mental healthcare. Studies include a body-mind approach to medically unexplained symptoms, research with marginalised groups such as offenders, a study investigating creative movement for patients in community mental healthcare, projects investigating the nature of non-verban communication and language, and an examination of an integrated arts therapies preventative programme in adolescent mental health. This is an expanding area of research.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MRes

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

MPhil

full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Helen Payne
Email
h.l.payne@herts.ac.uk