Posted April 30th, 2014 by & filed under SWC Blog.
This is episode 8 of the Aspiring Coaches and Therapists podcast, by Emilah Dawn DeToro and Jacob Gotwals. In this episode (recorded in November 2013), we talk about various ways of attracting new clients: what we’ve tried, what we like, what’s worked for us, and what hasn’t.
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Posted April 30th, 2014 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC, Where do SWC Grads Work, People of SWC.
This is episode 9 of the Aspiring Coaches and Therapists podcast, by Jacob Gotwals. In this episode (recorded in January 2014), I interview Tejal Murray, who completed a master’s in art therapy / counseling at Southwestern College.
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How Tejal’s background as an artist supports…
Posted April 25th, 2014 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More.
An exploration of the stories, memories and personal significance behind the jewelry we wear. …
Posted April 15th, 2014 by & filed under Counseling at SWC, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, Art Therapy at SWC, SWC Blog.
I am a big fan of reusing materials into new forms. Broken bits glued together to make guardians; Torn fabric to make new yarn or a rug; Old shoes into a Journey; Or large boxes into castles. After reading, Endangered Threads: Socially Committed Community Art Action, by Janis Timm Bottos (2011), I knew that there…
Posted April 14th, 2014 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, SWC Blog.
I'll start with an ending. One Art Therapy Techniques class in 2014 ended with each member of the group creating an altar of the art that was made during the quarter. We made Mandalas every class, as well as masks, body tracings, finger painting, inner guides and characters, and containers. In that class, I made…