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The Transformational Ecopsychology program at Southwestern College offers a Vision Quest each year to interested individuals. In September 2016, Vision Quest members took a 10-day trip to Canyon De Chelly...
I, Rene, had the amazing opportunity to meet with Carol Parker at a coffee shop called Dulce in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Carol Parker brings with her a wealth of...
Honoring the Spectrum of Self
On May 20, 2016 the Wild Heart Gallery hosted the opening night of "Honoring the Spectrum of Self," an exhibition where Southwestern College staff, faculty, and...
President Nolan describes one of those cycles of life, from his own experience......
I am the desert, the skin, the surface shifting. I am ending and beginning.
As this year closes please allow these words to dip into deep holes, like tiny seeds seeking hibernation. These letters...
I am bridging my creative expression with the digital dimension and hope to use it as a jumping off point into the future! I am the still point in a...
In and of Herself
Circumambulation (from Latin circum around + ambulātus to walk) is...
To begin with
I cannot speak
In simplest forms
I am the babe
I cannot speak
In preparation for my archetypal embodiment series I want to honor the structures and systems behind a persona or any construct for that matter. Those forms that silently shape what's under the...
From this day forward, well at least until the end of the year, Id like to try something new with this little blog spot of mine. Every new and full...
a haiku for you
falls softly toward patient palm
don't let it escape
each time that you do
a more complicated song
comes back round for proof
This Halloween you will likely dress up. You will show the community a side of yourself they rarely, if ever, see. You will express your inner dimensionality with such verocity....
How amazing is it to witness our emotional realms at work? How astounding is it that a mood can have the power to color our field of vision? Our emotional currents no doubt influence how we...
While contemplating my next performance piece I consider aspects and arrangements accordingly. Like the alchemist, artist and therapist that I am- I must do this! This process comes with it...
I invited participant's in our last NMATA (New Mexico Art Therapy Association) workshop to enter the Creative Current and find their personal growing edges. How do you tap in to your...
She waits for you by the river bend, auspiciously watching the rush of water as it folds over itself and unwinds rambling streams of story. This is where inspiration lives, in...
If psychology is the study of the soul then therapy becomes a process of healing by which we utilize our understanding of soul or, perhaps more accurately, we attempt to understand the soul and in the process,...
An art therapist knows that art-making facilitates transformation within the client/artist. Art therapists know that art can serve as a solvent, a catalyst, a salve, a stepping stone or a philosopher's stone...
There is a fresh light beckoning,
brimming with integrity.
It stands there.
I stand here.
Burning at the foot of my solitary gill
I sing sweet songs...
Here is an example of an effective art therapy directive for someone struggling to decide between two things. We are all familiar with this position: opposing directions are presented to us...
I propose that as Art Therapists we must also be fashion conscious. We must live and breath aesthetics through every part of our being. We must express as accurately as...
Last night I stayed up late, sat in circle with dear friends sharing perspectives on life and made art - lots of art in lots of forms.
Our words became...
a new dawn is upon you. take yourself into it. be beckoned. be born into moments afresh. send spells of glory with your mouth. listen for your breath. and love,...
Like everything in nature, I express myself because I have to. This phenomenon is essentially universal and our unique self-expressions communicate our unique needs and purpose. An owl has galactic...
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