Expressive Arts Therapist, Clinical – Naufar

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Medical, Healthcare & Pharmacy
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : November 7, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job


Clinical Duties

  • Provide high quality expert Expressive Arts Therapy including the; planning, designing and facilitation of rehabilitation program.
  • Provide age and developmentally appropriate Arts Therapy group interventions that help to build or rebuild positive coping skills and provide emotional support. Establishing appropriate S.M.A.R.T. treatment goals.
  • Provide individual, group, couple, and family Arts Therapy.
  • Flexibly manage a varied caseload of both residential and ambulatory care Patients with complex needs, using evidence-based person-centred principles.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure effective communication and delivery of care.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment for procurement.

Educational Duties

  • Participate in and lead Expressive Arts Therapy in-service development.
  • Participate in Naufar service improvement initiatives.
  • Assist in the teaching of other multi-disciplinary team members, clinical and non-clinical staff, and others to promote understanding of Expressive Arts Therapy to enhance Patient’s recovery.

Generic Accountabilities

  • Assist in the setup, organization, and operation of Naufar clinical services.

Related Assignments

  • Perform other related duties or assignments as directed.


Professional/Academic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Science (Arts, Psychology, Sociology, Nursing or Counseling)

Master’s degree/ Post Graduate degree or equivalent in:

  • Art Therapy OR Music therapy OR Drama Therapy OR Expressive Arts Therapy.
  • Arts with integrated credited courses in psychology, sociology, counseling, and human behavior for children, young and adults.
  • Psychology with integrated credited courses in Arts and art practice.

Certification/ Licensure:

  • Valid Primary license from the country of origin as registered professional member with recognized Art therapy Association recognized by ministry of health in the same country. (IEATA, AATA, ECArTE, CATA/ACAT, BADTH.) “if applicable”
  • Eligible for license from the Licensing authority in the State of Qatar.
  • Up-to date CPD in relevant clinical/counselling psychology areas.


  • A minimum of 2 years’ full time of Art therapy practice in clinical setting, social, education or rehabilitation centers.
  • Multidisciplinary experience across the fields of mental and physical health.
  • Previous experience in area of personality disorders treatment and/or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)


Technical Competencies:

  • Screening & Assessment:
  • Understanding Substance use & abuse & dependency
  • Counselling
  • Treatment planning
  • Wellness
  • Expressive Arts Therapy Assessment
  • Interpersonal and Communication skills
  • Knowledge of psychiatric and addictive disorders
  • Working creatively with individuals and groups
  • Ethical and Legal Standards

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Planning & Organization
  • Effective Communication
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Execution Excellence
  • Reliability


  • Bilingual (Arabic & English)

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