Therapeutic Art Life Coach Certification (Accredited)
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Therapeutic Art Life Coach Certification (Accredited)

Therapeutic Art: Help Clients Heal, Reduce Stress & Manifest Dreams with Mandalas, Affirmations, Vision Boards & More
4.3 (8,674 ratings)
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32,813 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2020
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 6 articles
  • 16 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the psychology behind how to use therapeutic art to access the subconscious mind and change limiting patterns and beliefs.
  • Use therapeutic art techniques with your clients to help them increase their happiness, manage their emotions in a positive way, and feel more confident!
  • Use therapeutic art techniques to help your life coaching clients reduce their stress and heal emotional pain.
  • Use therapeutic art techniques to help your life coaching clients increase their self-awareness, intuition, and self-expression.
  • Help your life coaching clients create art without self-judgment. Use therapeutic art processes for helping your clients create tangible picture of their visions and dreams.
  • Use proven step-by-step art processes including mandalas, affirmation art, vision/dream boards, guided meditation, and more!
  • Ability to print course material.

Students who complete this course will receive an official life coach CERTIFICATION from Transformation Academy. This course is also accredited by internationally recognized Continuing Professional Development Standards Agency (Provider No: 50134), and 10 CPD or CEU credits are available upon request. Details for how to request the official certification and optional 10 CPD/CEU credits will be provided at the end of the course.


We are top Udemy instructors in the personal development category. Our courses have been taken by over 200,000 happy students from 195 countries.

This course is taught by 3 instructors who are experts in the fields of psychology and therapy.

We have a thriving community in the course and we are actively involved and answer questions within 24h.

The course also has a thriving Facebook networking group. 


<<<<If you would prefer to take a version of this course that is meant for individuals, not life coaches, check out the "Therapeutic Art for Healing, Happiness and Stress Reduction" course.>>>

Do you want to help your clients heal, reduce stress, and experience more joy, peace, and harmony?    

Do you want to help your clients increase their creativity, intuition, or self-expression?  

Therapeutic art is a powerful tool that you can use as a life coach to help your clients unlock the power of their subconscious mind, allowing them to:  

  • Release pain  

  • Process emotions  

  • Find clarity and meaning  

Art has been used throughout human history to express the depths of human experience because our minds understand the abstract or symbols at a deeper level than language, and now you can add this ancient tool to your life coaching toolbox!  

This course is designed teach you the psychology behind how and why art is such a powerful tool for improving wellbeing! You will also learn a variety of therapeutic art processes and exercises that you can use to help your clients:  

  • Improve their self-expression  

  • Uncover and release outdated patterns  

  • Heal past emotional pain  

  • Tune into their intuition  

  • Explore their deepest dreams and desires  

The therapeutic art life coaching process you will learn will include powerful ancient art designs for meditation and self-exploration, such as mandalas, as well as modern day artistic approaches for goal setting and manifestation, such as vision boards or dream boards.  

Plus, you’ll receive other powerful processes to use with your clients, including journaling, guided meditation, and art for stress reduction.  

You’ll also learn supplemental psychology processes for helping your clients unlock the power of their minds by:  

  • Changing their thoughts and beliefs  

  • Using affirmations to increase their confidence  

  • Using visualization to rewire their brain and transform their life   

This life coach certification is designed to be used with adults, but the powerful therapeutic art tools you will learn can be used with any age group. In fact, ANYONE can benefit from these art exercises—NO ARTISTIC ABILITY IS REQUIRED!  

You can use these processes with:

  • One-on-one life coaching clients  

  • Group life coaching programs  

  • Facilitating workshops  

Become a Certified Therapeutic Art Life Coach, or simply add these powerful tools to your current life coaching practice.  


Upon completion, students will receive an official Therapeutic Art Life Coach Certification from Transformation Services, Inc.

There is a non-coaching version of this course for those that are trying to take the course for personal reasons. That course has the same content as this course without the extra content to learn how to use it with your clients.  Therefore, do not register for both courses.

So, are you ready to help your clients to create more joy, peace, and harmony in their life using therapeutic art? If so enroll now, we look forward to seeing you in the course!    

Guarantee: We know you will love this course. However, we offer a no-questions-asked 30-day money-back guarantee if the course does not meet your needs for any reason.   


This course is taught by three experts in the fields of life coaching, personal development, psychology and psychoanalysis. Our varied experience and perspectives add depth and variety to the program.  

Instructors Joeel & Natalie Rivera have over a decade in the life coaching field. The have a background in social services, psychology, education and as entrepreneurs. Joeel has a Masters’ in Counseling and is completing his dissertation for his Ph.D. in Psychology, with a focus on happiness. They have over 70,000 students from 190 countries.   

Victoria Hawkins is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, psychotherapist, artist, yoga and dance instructor, and workshop facilitator. She has been working with students and clients of all ages for over 20 years; incorporating art, creative movement, wisdom teachings, creative writing, psychotherapy and mindfulness meditation.    

DISCLAIMER: The content in this course is provided for educational purposes only. This course has not been accredited by any state, national, international accreditation association or educational board. All certificates issued by Transformation Academy are certified by Transformation Services, Inc. only. No certificate or item sold on this website is intended to duplicate or bear a resemblance to that of any items issued by a state or federal governmental agency or any other academic organization or society.

Who this course is for:
  • You want to help your clients express themselves, heal, or increase their happiness, creativity or confidence
  • You are (or want to be) a LIFE COACH
  • You are a counselor, therapist, life coach, speaker, teacher or other professional who wants to add powerful art therapy life coaching tools to your toolbox
  • You like to have a structure to follow and step-by-step system with proven results
  • You want to be able to give clients something concrete that they can work on
  • You want to expand your credibility through being a Certified Therapeutic Art Life Coach
Course content
Expand all 42 lectures 03:17:09
+ Introduction to Using Therapeutic Art as a Life Coach
10 lectures 22:57

Welcome we are honored to have you with us! In this lecture we will go over  what you will get out of this course and introduce who we are. 

Preview 03:23

In this lecture we will go over the fact that everyone can create art. Using art therapeutically is based in the concept that the act of creating is therapeutic and life enriching. While some people will find that they discover a propensity for being “an artist”, and even offer their art for purchase, many will find that the act of creation of the art is the reward. 

Preview 01:34

In this video we will go over how to use this course and the content for yourself and your clients. 

How to Use This Course

In this lecture we will go over the difference between coaching and therapy. This lecture and the information is something that is extremely important for any coach to understand because as a coach you do not want the liability of conducting therapy if you are not a trained mental health counselor.  

COACH: Using Therapeutic Art as a Life Coach (Coaching vs Therapy)

In this lecture we will go over how to assign funwork to your client and making what your working on with your clients applicable to their daily life outside of the session. 

COACH: Assigning FUNwork!

My Story of Healing Through Art- 

In this lecture I will share my journey of moving through a huge life transition with healing, grace, hope and joy through the use of art. 
My Story of Healing Through Art

Life coaching disclaimer and code of ethics.

Life Coaching Disclaimer and Code of Ethics
Questions, Resources and Meet the Instructors
All Course Documents in One Handy Place
+ Using MANDALAS for Therapeutic Art
5 lectures 27:59

In this lecture we will go over how to use mandala art with your clients. 

Preview 05:05

In this lecture we will go over creating and coloring Mandalas, a brief history of Mandalas and their use, and instruction on making a simple Mandala. 

Mandala Art

In this lecture we will give you a powerful exercise that you can use with mandalas to help transform your day. 

Color Your Day Mandala Exercise

In this lecture we will explore how to use mandalas to look at our past, explore our present , and  have dreams for our future. 

Past-Present-Future Mandala

In this lecture we will go over how to use Mandalas for meditation purposes. 

Mandalas for Meditation
+ Therapeutic Art Processes and Activities
17 lectures 01:36:12

In this lecture we will go over how to facilitate beauty from ashes exercises with your clients. 

COACH: Facilitating the Beauty from Ashes Exercise with Clients

In this lecture we will give you a powerful exercise of creating an art piece that expresses old hurts, patterns, etc., employs forgiveness (self and others), and then uses mixed media to make a “new picture” over top of it. (Discussion of how our past can always be turned for our good, and we can create a new picture right now when we are aware of the learning from the past, and we forgive our seeming mistakes or others)

Beauty from Ashes Exercise

In this lecture we will go over how to facilitate affirmation art with your clients. 

COACH: Facilitating Affirmation Art with Clients

In this lecture we will go over the psychology of affirmation and you will learn how to reprogram your negative thoughts and replace them with empowering ones, using affirmations.

PSYCHOLOGY: The Psychology of Affirmations

In this lecture we will go over using words to create pictures to affirm what you desire for your life now.

Affirmation Art Exercise

In this lecture we will go over how to facilitate manifestation art with your clients. 

COACH: Facilitating Manifestation Art with Clients

Your brain doesn't know the difference between what you visualize in your mind and what is happening in real life! Find out why visualization has the power to trick your brain into feeling the way you want.

PSYCHOLOGY: The Psychology of Visualization
What to Do When You Can't Visualize

In this lecture will go over creating manifestation are which includes Vision Boards/Dream Boards. 

Manifestation Art: Vision Boards / Dream Boards

In this lecture we will go over how to facilitate guided meditation art with your client . 

COACH: Facilitating Guided Mediatation Art with Clients

In this lecture  we will go over a short guided meditation that facilitates receiving an image in your mind, guides you to imagine colors, images, symbols and then guides you to create that image for yourself with paint, or markers, colored pencils, etc. 

Guided Meditation for Art Creation

Journaling is an essential tools to create change that a coach can use with their clients as it allows clients to record and process their thinking. In this lecture we will go over how to use journaling in your practice. 

COACH: Journaling as a Coaching Tool

In this lecture we will go over strategies and how to implement art journaling with your clients. 

COACH: Facilitating Art Journaling with Clients

In this lecture we will go over how to use art in journaling. Specifically using art and words together in your journal. We will also dive into the the benefits of journaling for self- expression and self- reflection for creating life transformation.

Journaling Using Art

In this lecture we will give you a powerful 21 day challenge that you can use to transform your life. 

21 Day Journaling Challenge

In this lecture we will go over facilitating stress reduction art with your clients.  

COACH: Facilitating Stress Reduction Art with Clients

In this lecture we will go over how to use art for stress reduction including the benefits of repetitive movements for stress reduction

Art for Stress Reduction
+ Understanding the Psychology of Therapeutic Art
5 lectures 37:18

In this lecture I will go over a simple explanation of the human mind. Specifically the subconscious, conscious, and superconscious.  We will also go over how art can open up the subconscious mind and we can consciously see old patterns and belief systems that might be outdated and limiting us in our lives. we will also look at how we can shift our subconscious beliefs when we bring these old beliefs and patterns into our conscious awareness through art.

3 Parts of the Mind: Subconscious, Conscious, Superconscious

In this lecture will go over how to bridge our  limiting thoughts from our subconscious beliefs into thoughts  that will better serve the reality that we are trying to create. 

Bridging My Thoughts

It is not the situation that determines your reaction, it is what you THINK about the situation. Every negative situation in life has a silver lining--but even more importantly, if you find a different way of looking at the situation you change how you feel about the situation.

Reframing Your Thoughts

In this lecture we ill go over seen our self as a whole person and seen the different parts  and aspects of our-self that make up who we are. 

Looking at Ourselves as a Whole Person

Everything you believe is because you have evidence that it is true. However, if you have beliefs that are holding you back, you can find evidence they are not true and then choose to believe something more empowering! In this lecture we will go over how to change those limiting beliefs. 

Changing Limiting Beliefs
+ Wrap-Up and What's Next
5 lectures 12:42

In this lecture I will go over what I see is essential to evolution of human kindness and what they means to us and how it applies to what you will learn in this course. 

The Evolution of Human Kindness

In this lecture we will reinforce the fact that  you cannot get art “wrong” and how you can let go of self-criticism that can hold you back from receiving all the benefits that art therapy can have on your life. 

Wrap-Up: You Cannot Get Art "Wrong"

Congratulations! In this lecture we will review what  you have learned in this course and the next step into helping people transform their lives. 

Congratulations and Next Steps
How to Receive Your Official Certificate
BONUS: Additional Life Coaching Tools You Don't Want to Miss