Masters in Therapeutic Arts Practice
Experiencing and relational presence;embodied awareness; engaging with materials; emerging inquiry; patterns of emotional experiencing; refining therapeutic companioning skills. Two study pathways, workplace or studio practice.
Professional Doctorate in Therapeutic Arts Practice
Art-making together; Art-making-together;Together making art; Together-making art;Making together-art; Arts-inquiry; Arts-based research; Artistic research.
A suite of short programs. Workshop-style professional development, personal inter-est or care for self. Available to anyone! In-person and on-line events.
The MIECAT Institute acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia.
We pay our respects to Elders past and present.
We celebrate and value people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities.
The essence of the work undertaken by The MIECAT Institute is based on the understandings that developed through the multi-arts research collaboration in 1992 instigated by Warren Lett with Jan Allen, Jean Rumbold and Andrew Morrish.
On 15 December, 1998, MIECAT Inc. was formally established as a not-for-profit Incorporated Institution under the Associations Incorporation Act of 1981 and is currently endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as an income tax exempt charitable entity (charitable institution).
We have a range of academic staff members with diverse arts backgrounds and interests from different sectors working at MIECAT alongside a number of very experienced casual teaching staff. In addition, we have a dedicated Practicum Coordinator and Public Programs Coordinator.
The Student Experience
The MIECAT Institute is committed to training practitioners working in a variety of contexts including health, community development, education and arts therapy, to understand and represent multi-arts and experiential ways of being in their professional and personal lives. Find out what our students are saying.
Elysa speaks of her surprise at experiential, values-based learning at MIECAT.
Places in the Masters and Professional Doctorate program are limited. All applications received will be reviewed and considered by the Selection and Admissions Panel. To find out more, contact us via the form below and indicate which program you are interested in knowing more about.
The selections and admissions process for our Professional Doctorate in Therapeutic Arts Practice will open in mid-January. Our Masters intake process for 2023 is now closed. Information will be sent to people who register their interest near the time of an intake process opening.
The MIECAT office will be closed from 19 December 2022, reopening 3 January 2023.