Posted February 21st, 2013 by & filed under Counseling at SWC, Art Therapy at SWC.
Illusions Mixed Media; plaster mask, watercolor, fairy dust & altered book sculpture
By Molly Blythe Doerner
February 20, 2013
I have said it every quarter since I have been attending Southwestern College, that I have been inspired and moved at the core of my being. This is my third quarter as a…
Posted February 18th, 2013 by & filed under Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, Counseling at SWC, Art Therapy at SWC.
Shadow Boxes created in my section of Current Trends in Art Therapy, Winter 2013.
After exploring a population that students have a form of resistance to working with (from lack of information to disinterest, to strong opposition) through a research and reflection paper, they were asked to look at how their resistance is a part…
Posted February 5th, 2013 by & filed under Ecotherapy.
I am blessed to have amazing teachers in this lifetime – from India, from South America, from the reservations of our own Turtle Island.
My favorite teachers are the everyday people who teach just by being who they are.
I think of Ronnie, our Navaho guide for our Wilderness Fasts in Canyon de Chelly. Ronnie…
Posted February 4th, 2013 by & filed under Ecotherapy, Student & Alumni Stories, SWC Blog.
Pachamama is my teacher...........
by Candy Jones, student at Southwestern College
"I go among trees and sit still. All my stirring becomes quiet around me like circles on water. My tasks lie in their places where I left them, asleep like cattle." - Wendell Berry from A Timbered Chore Take Me to Bethlehem
Posted February 3rd, 2013 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories.
by Amy Hautman Bates
Peacemaker, Sequoyah Trueblood visited SWC last week and referred to the need for women to moderate the aggressive nature of men. Honoring the feminine virtues of creating life, peace, sensitivity to Nature and the needs of others is the most obvious way to move toward a more sane world.…
Posted February 2nd, 2013 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Consciousness & Mindfulness, Student & Alumni Stories, Counseling at SWC.
ON BEING HUMAN at Southwestern College, Santa Fe
- Allegra Borghese
I sit in client-mode, staring at myself down a long, dark tunnel. I see a flicker of myself that has been mischievously hiding for a long time. The uncanny feeling that emerges is a potent reality check slicing through who I think myself to…