Posted September 30th, 2013 by & filed under Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
Sometimes a concept flashing through my mind can be made clearer when I paint it. I grab the "thought" and infuse it with all the feeling and sensation that exists beyond words. I stir it around in the paint and lay it out on the canvas. Here is an example of using my art to…
Posted September 25th, 2013 by & filed under Featured.
The Students of Southwestern College
by Claudia Escareño-Clark
I LOVE this time of year. The leaves have begun to turn, and there is a distinct nip in the air. While part of me feels it is a time to slow down and reflect, I am caught up in the excitement of a new…
Posted September 24th, 2013 by & filed under Featured.
by Amy Hautman Bates
I am settling in after a year of New Mexico life. Before this, I lived in Minnesota and North Carolina; both much greener, wetter and predictable than this. Since moving here, I have heard many wonderful stories of strange events in the "Land of Enchantment". I haven't seen an…
Posted September 24th, 2013 by & filed under Top News.
2nd Year Student Looking Back to One Year Ago
Written by Sara Beth Patrick as an incoming student one year ago.
I have just finished my first week of classes at Southwestern College. It has been quite a transition. Moving from Ohio to Santa Fe, living in the suburbs to living in the country,…
Posted September 24th, 2013 by & filed under Top News, Featured.
By Allegra Borghese
I appreciate the change in seasons. As the temperature and colors shift, I am forced to change up my routine, feel things differently, and assess my choices. Mid September is a world away from mid July. I observe the subtleties in how I am thinking and seeing; I am different. My…
Posted September 24th, 2013 by & filed under Alumni News and Updates.
Andrew Fearnside's Blog Series offers unique, poignant and tragicomedic insights into the work of being a therapist. He is a relatively recent graduate of Southwestern College
3000 Hours: The PO*.
Court-ordered clients [hereafter referred to as patients] bring their PO into therapy with them. As the therapist, I have to…
Posted September 20th, 2013 by & filed under Top News, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC.
by Debbie Schroder
I seem to need to continue the idea of a summer reading list. I don’t understand why because my summer is always as busy as the rest of the year. The fantasy of a book and lemonade out on the front porch is just that – a fantasy. I don’t…