Posted June 20th, 2013 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Counseling at SWC, Art Therapy at SWC.
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 Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, Counseling at SWC, 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, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, Counseling at SWC.
"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.