Practical Arts-Based Therapy

Help adults or children with mental health concerns by the use of creative modalities such as

Practical Arts-Based TherapyVisual Arts – Zen art with its basis in mindfulness

Practical Arts-Based TherapyMusic – Djembe’s (A traditional African drum)

Practical Arts-Based TherapyDrama and Movement – Is an excellent medium for self-expression

Benefit the community in an innovative way by training in the Practical Arts Based Therapy module.

The transcendent framework of PABT is based in Contemporary Neuro-Cognitive Sciences and Indian Psychology. Use various mediums such as stories, metaphors and dance for effective therapeutic interventions.

PABT is a comprehensive training program for practitioners working in the therapeutic community, social work or for care givers.


  • Duration: 9 months
  • Total Theory: 225 hours
  • ABT Action Research: 150 hours
  • Timings During the Workshops: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Workshop I: 12th to 18th December 2017, Pune
  • Workshop II: 12th to 17th February 2018, Pune


Contact: Indrajit Deshmukh +91 9766000779   OR

Course Fees:  45,000/-


Workshop I

Pilot Project and Assignments +

(Supervision and Assessment)

Workshop II

Action Research Project

(Supervision and Assessment + Report)


You, as a practitioner will be able to use multi-artistic modalities and

gain proficiency in facilitating therapeutic interventions enabling them to

achieve therapy goals with –

  • Children with special needs (Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy,

ADHD, Asperger’s, etc.)

  • Children at Risk (Street children, Orphanages,

Shelter homes, etc.)

  • Adults with mental health concerns, (addiction,

schizophrenia, depression, personality disorders, trauma, etc.)


Practical Arts-Based Therapy, Helping Profession

Indrajit Deshmukh

The founder director of Practical Life Skills Farm a neuro-psychiatry research and wellness center and has been working in the field of de-addiction and mental health for over a decade. A qualified Hypnotherapist and NLP practitioner along with a master level in Buddhist Psychology and Ethics. He is a trained ABT Educator with WCCL Foundation, Pune. This competency to teach ABT was achieved after an intensive two years of ABT Educators’ Program of WCCL Foundation.

He has conducted numerous training programs for the Maharashtra Police, State Reserve Police Force at Daund and Pune. Educational Sessions for nursing students at Bharthi Vidyapeeth. Drug awareness sessions at Shri Balaji Society College, Fergusson College, Symbiosis Institute, FLAME, etc.

He is the founder director of Santulan which is the only NGO providing free residential de-addiction and vocational rehabilitation programs in the whole of India and also a resource person for other NGO’s who work in the field of HIV – AIDS, and Suicide Prevention.



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