ART THERAPY ON THE MAP
THE STATE OF ART THERAPY IN NORWAY
Norwegian Art Therapy Association - Norsk forening for billedterapi:
- Art therapy - 60 ECTS training program on Master level at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (In future to merge with Master’s program in Mental Health for additional 60 ECTS).
- Expressive arts: 75 (60) ECTS training program. Private institute in collaboration with Buskerud University College for Master’s program. Fairly similar entry requirements.
No state recognition.
Art therapy is conducted in a variety of settings:
- In mental health,
- with pupils with special needs,
- with refugees,
- with people in prisons,
- with the elderly,
- with cancer patients.
Research & Publication
Some articles in Norwegian journals.