Posted December 28th, 2013 by & filed under Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC.
by Debbie Schroder (2013)
The Wild Heart Gallery in the art therapy building is simply exploding with color! The show, entitled “The Hands That Guide” was hung this week and is a delightful mix of art created by faculty and staff at Southwestern College.
I’m always aware,…
Posted December 19th, 2013 by & filed under Consciousness & Mindfulness, SWC Blog.
This is episode 5 of the Aspiring Coaches and Therapists podcast, by Emilah Dawn DeToro and Jacob Gotwals. In this episode, we discuss the roles of structure, fluidity, and presence in sessions with clients.
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How Emilah structures intuitive life coaching sessions with clients
Posted December 19th, 2013 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, SWC Blog, So you want to become a therapist? Tips and Advice for Prospective Students.
This is episode 2 of the Aspiring Coaches and Therapists podcast, by Emilah Dawn DeToro and Jacob Gotwals. In this episode, Jacob describes how he chose to enter a master’s degree program in counseling at Southwestern College.
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Why Jacob decided to become a therapist
Posted December 11th, 2013 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Where Do Southwestern College Grads Work?.
"My clients are the best of my teachers, and I am forever grateful to them." - Karen Wennberg
A few months after graduation, I worked up the courage to take a job offer serving a population that is often avoided and forgotten by society. Addiction brings individuals affected to a place where there is little…
Posted December 11th, 2013 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Ecotherapy, Wilderness Fasts & Earth Based Healing.
Last week the Escuela Bonita Pachamama Mural series was completed and hung on the walls of the school. The typical labyrinth exercises, games, escuela perro, and puzzles were additional forms of exercise.
This final week, we watched the animated film: The legend of the guardians which is an adventurous tale of owls, the…
Posted December 11th, 2013 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Ecotherapy.
The clouds have obscured much of the Apus (mountains) today. The rainy season is fully embracing the landscapes. The shortage of water in Maras welcomes the water that flows from the skies to aid in what water cascades down the ancient and newly fashioned acequias that crisscross this Andean land. The maize that…
Posted December 9th, 2013 by & filed under Creative Writing from Southwestern College, Student & Alumni Stories, Ecotherapy, SWC Blog.
SWC Fun at the Grand Canyon
By Allegra Borghese
Part of the fun of moving to Santa Fe for grad school is getting to explore a new geographical location. The high deserts offer a different kind of vastness than the concrete jungles of the east coast. While a seven hour drive can get you through…
Posted December 8th, 2013 by & filed under Consciousness & Mindfulness, SWC Blog.
By Amy Hautman Bates
So far my education at Southwestern College has been truly amazing. The mission of the college “Transforming Consciousness Through Education,” has resonated with my beliefs and values and the teachings have come easily for me. But, learning about something and actually doing it can be very different. It is common for…
Posted December 6th, 2013 by & filed under Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, SWC Blog, Mindfulness.
A collection of photos and interviews engaging the relationship between our minds and bodies. …
Posted December 2nd, 2013 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, SWC Blog, Alumni News and Updates.
As an Art Therapist, I know that the art process is an important container. As a supervisor, I like to weave in art making and sand tray work in supervision, to articulate client and agency issues and express the multi-dimensional experience that a new therapist has.
Katelyn did her practicum and internship at a jail,…