Posted September 28th, 2012 by & filed under Top News.
Where Should You Go To Grad School for Counseling or Art Therapy?
By Allegra Borghese, first year Art Therapy/Counseling student
1. CLASSROOM SIZE.
The number of students in an average class at Southwestern College is less than 15, with the range being from about 8-20 students per class, and fewer for Practicum Labs. This number creates…
Posted September 17th, 2012 by & filed under Top News.
Capstone Project: Artist Statement
Suzanne Otter, Fall 2012
Making art as a way to work through complex personal issues was helpful to me during the many years I worked as an organizational development consultant. I continued this “self-art therapy” during my formal study of art therapy and counseling at Southwestern College. The image-making and journaling…
Posted September 13th, 2012 by & filed under Top News, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC.
Seren Morris talks about puppet-making as an art therapy technique.…
Posted September 6th, 2012 by & filed under Top News.
Chris Chappell shares the intimate details of his clinical work at Solace Crisis Treatment Center...
I am working 32 hours a week as a bilingual clinician at Solace Crisis Treatment Center, www.findsolace.org, in Santa Fe. I am for the most part loving the work. I am now up to eleven clients and I do…
Posted September 3rd, 2012 by & filed under Top News.
by Rush Cole
...blackness. Trapped. Overwhelmed. No way out. Tired, so tired. Sudden energy from the surge of self-hatred that roared through me.
“Get it over with, you don’t deserve to live!” The blade against my wrist.
The Voice, coming from a part of me I didn’t know existed. “Put down the…
Posted September 3rd, 2012 by & filed under Top News, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC.
by Deb Schroder
As we prepare for the beginning of a new academic year, I take inventory of our art supplies and start compiling lists of what needs to be ordered. From teaching and making art in the large art therapy classroom I became aware this summer, of the scarcity of the color black. Black…