Posted September 28th, 2012 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC, SWC Blog.
Where Should You Go To Grad School for Counseling or Art Therapy?
By Allegra Borghese, written during her first year as an 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…
Posted September 17th, 2012 by & filed under SWC Blog.
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 Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC.
Seren Morris talks about puppet-making as an art therapy technique.…
Posted September 6th, 2012 by & filed under Where do SWC Grads Work.
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 in Santa Fe. I am for the most part loving the work. I am now seeing up to 11 clients and I do…
Posted September 3rd, 2012 by & filed under Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More.
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 Art Therapy at SWC, 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…