Posted June 20th, 2013 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories.
by Amy Hautman Bates
The Mandala is a symbol of wholeness. And within that oneness, there is a wonderful kaleidoscope of experiences and expressions. Every moment is new as everything sparkles and changes, and as each facet moves everything around it shifts in response. It is a beautiful dance of creative energy all within a…
Posted June 20th, 2013 by & filed under Counseling at SWC, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, Art Therapy at SWC.
by Debbie Schroder
As it got close to 6:00 on Monday evening I could feel my eagerness to begin painting. Every Monday evening the in-state art therapy interns and I engaged in amazing relationships with our canvases. We painted for an hour, then shared our work and talked for the rest of…
Posted June 11th, 2013 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More.
"To find truth, we must always begin with ourselves...Art is our vehicle...When we access the realm of archetypes, we are entering the consciousness from which we 'create' our reality." - Robert Waterman (Mandala of the Soul: A Spiritual Approach to the Art of Archetypal Psychology)
Year One students explore the language of…
Posted June 6th, 2013 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories.
by Gabby Valdez, A Truly Beautiful Girl
My hat is off to Gabby for her courage in enhancing our consciousness about body types and the way cultural values can impact our entire lives.