Glimpses of ABT methods

Home of Arts Based Therapy in India

‘Arts-Based Therapy’ is a term that was coined by WCCL Foundation in 2001, to represent the use of multiple art forms (music, drama, visual arts) & their combinations in therapy.

WCCL ABT Model Developed from Practice in Field

28,188 hours of Practice in Field by WCCL Faculty & WCCL-Trained ABT Practitioners

28,188

Total no. of hours of Practice in Field by WCCL Faculty & WCCL-Trained ABT Practitioners

13,680

Hours* of Direct client contact over 18 years (2001 - 2019) by WCCL Core Team

14,508

Hours** of Direct client contact (2005 - 2017) by ABT Practitioners trained by WCCL.

Mind Training

Practical Application of Indian Mind traditions (Buddhist Psychology & Ethics) in Therapy & Preventive Mental Health

* Hours Calculation – 285 Months of ABT Action Research Projects (refer to table), Three days/Week = 12 days/month, i.e. 3,420 days. 4 hours per day = 13,680 hours.
** Hours Calculation – 16 Hr. Pilot Project + 36 Hr. Action Research = 52 hours x 279 Certified ABT Practitioners = 14,508 hours