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  • Posted: Nov 11, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 20, 2021
  • Synapse Services is the largest provider of Mental Healthcare Service in West Africa. We provide patient centred care in a calm and serene environment with a robust mixture of Local and Internationally trained professionals.
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    Art Therapist

    JOB TITLE: Art Therapist (Lagos Mainland and Lagos Island)                                                                                                    

    Reports to: Head, Art Therapist

    • Assess patients’ needs or disorders, using drawing, painting, sculpting, or other artistic processes.
    • Communicate patients’ assessment findings and recommendations in oral, written, audio, video, or other forms.
    • Conduct art therapy sessions providing guided self-expression experiences to help patients’ recover from or cope with cognitive, emotional, or physical impairments.
    • Confer with other professionals on patients’ treatment team to develop, coordinate, or integrate treatment plans.
    • Design art therapy sessions or programs to meet patients’ goals or objectives.
    • Interpret the artistic creations of patients to assess their functioning, needs, or progress.
    • Observe and document patients’ reactions, progress, or other outcomes related to art therapy.
    • Talk with patients during art or other therapy sessions to build rapport, acknowledge their progress, or reflect upon their reactions to the artistic process.
    • Recommend and/or purchase needed art supplies or equipment.


    Minimum of degree in Creative/Fine art

    Required Skills

    • Excellent artistic abilities, creativity, imagination and enthusiasm
    • Maturity, patience, calm and respectful manner
    • Ability to provide a trusting, open, kindhearted atmosphere that encourages learning and participation
    • Business skills
    • A strong empathy with and commitment to helping people from all walks of life
    • Ability to deal with difficult, perhaps painful and embarrassing situations
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills
    • A strong knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of psychotherapy and the role art can play in treatment.

    Method of Application

    This job has expired. Application is no longer allowed

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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