Specialized Certification in

Art-Assisted Grief Therapy

Click the PDF icon to download Information Sheet for AAGT Specialized Certification Program.

AAGT Certification Overview (Total Learning Hours: 49.5)

AAGT Onsite Components (click here for more details)
  1. AAGT Core Courses: 12 hours (eight 1.5-hour mini-workshops)

  2. AAGT Techniques Modules: 9 hours (six 1.5-hour mini-workshops)

  3. AAGT Case Studies: 4.5 hours (three 1.5-hour mini-workshops)

  4. AAGT Practicum Studio: 6 hours (four 1.5-hour practice sessions with coaching)

AAGT Online Components (click here for more details)
  1. AAGT Mentoring: 3 hours (three 1-hour sessions)

  2. Orientation to Art-Assisted Grief Therapy: 12-hour self-study of readings and reflections

  3. AAGT Session Evaluation: 3-hour video and portfolio analysis and evaluation

AAGT Fee Structure (click here for more details)
  • Onsite Components: $1,250-1,700 USD (subject to variations in different regions)
  • Online Components: $1,185 USD 
  • Total estimated cost: $2,500-3,000 USD.
As a prerequisite for this specialization, learners are required to first complete the Certification in Grief Therapy as Meaning Reconstruction (GTMR), although credits toward NDL specialization can be earned concurrently while the learner is still pursuing the GTMR Certification.  After completion of the GTMR Certification and all the above required AAGT components, Specialized Certification in Art-Assisted Grief Therapy would be awarded.  All licensed or registered counselors or therapists completing Certification will be listed on the Portland Institute website as part of our Global Provider Network.

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