Posted March 9th, 2017 by & filed under Top News, SWC Blog, Student Reflections and Updates, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
There are lots and lots of things to do outside of the classroom at Southwestern College. Music, while not part of the curriculum, is still a passion of many of us here at the college and some of us got together to share a night of art and music making together. From meditation and yoga,…
Posted October 21st, 2016 by & filed under Creative Writing from Southwestern College, Top News, SWC Blog, Student Reflections and Updates, Featured.
The writing group at SWC is a place where students, faculty, and staff can come together and share in a communal free-writing experience each Thursday at noon. Patterned after Natalie Goldberg's exercises, we start with a prompt of some sort and write for a few minutes, then, if we want, we share what we wrote.…
Posted October 3rd, 2016 by & filed under Transform Your World: Things to do and see around the area, Top News, SWC Blog, Student Reflections and Updates, Featured.
So what's cool to do and see around here?
If you are like me, you are new to New Mexico and the Santa Fe area. Part of what drew me to come to SWC was the location. The moment I stepped into New Mexico for the first time I knew my soul was coming home!…
Posted August 12th, 2016 by & filed under Top News, SWC Blog, Student Reflections and Updates, Featured, Mindfulness.
(Part 2, if you missed it…)Part 3: How Using Ownership Language Changes My WorldviewBy changing the statement from "we" to "I" in this entire blog series I have shifted my perception of life. I no longer blame “society” (you, we, or any form of “other”) for what I am perceiving as a deep societal issue. In…
Posted October 26th, 2015 by & filed under Counseling at SWC, Top News, SWC Blog, Student Reflections and Updates, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
Students at Southwestern College show mastery of content in creative ways.…
Posted May 27th, 2015 by & filed under SWC Blog, Student Reflections and Updates, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC.
Technology, particularly device and computer apps, is a wiz-bang fabulous time saver to help you get your grad school life sorted and into maintenance mode. Plus, the entire campus is wired, which means you have access to your SWC email, and the world wide web, from any device while at school.Being an über organized graduate…
Posted March 15th, 2015 by & filed under Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
This weekend a group of Art Therapy students, soon to be interns, gathered for the Capstone Process. Debbie and I facilitated this weekend, focused on transition, group dynamics, an art offering and goodbyes. These students are moving from having multiple classes and seeing clients at the Southwestern Counseling Center, to entering into the full-time…
Posted November 15th, 2014 by & filed under Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
by Debbie Schroder
Program Chair for Art Therapy/Counseling Program
It doesn’t really surprise me that as we approach the eighth week of the quarter, I’m finally able to spend a little time putting together an image that contains mandalas created by incoming art therapy students, during orientation. The quarter has been full – of teaching…
Posted October 26th, 2011 by & filed under Notes From Dru Phoenix, Admissions.
Quite often I take the opportunity to take a class here. I have taken a number of art therapy classes as well as psychopathology, psychology of altruism and vision quest. This fall I am taking the human development course because so much has happened in the field since I studied this. There are so many…