Posted July 31st, 2014 by & filed under Professional Training Certificates & NEI, SWC Blog.
by Debbie Schroder
On a recent Saturday I needed to be at a task force meeting at 9 a.m. Yes . . .Saturday . . .9 a.m.! Running late, desperate for caffeine, I zipped into a fast-food drive-through. And I was stunned by the beauty of an image I saw there. In an advertisement promoting…
Posted July 31st, 2014 by & filed under Counseling at SWC, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, Art Therapy at SWC.
by Debbie Schroder
The gardens on campus are lush and the temperature is hot – it must be Portfolio Review time!
Every year we ask our art therapy students who are moving into 2nd year, to bring in at least three pieces of art created during first year. By looking at their art and hearing…
Posted July 31st, 2014 by & filed under SWC Blog.
Last night I stayed up late, sat in circle with dear friends sharing perspectives on life and made art - lots of art in lots of forms.
Our words became poetry, our bodies became dancers, our mediums became miracle-makers.
The sky inspired the lightening inspired the moon inspired the art inspired me to move, speak…
Posted July 30th, 2014 by & filed under Consciousness & Mindfulness, SWC Blog.
Counseling student Sylvan Schneider explores the connections of Vedic Scripture, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and the philosophy of Southwestern College.…
Posted July 24th, 2014 by & filed under SWC Blog.
a new dawn is upon you. take yourself into it. be beckoned. be born into moments afresh. send spells of glory with your mouth. listen for your breath. and love, love, always love.
sometimes we think we are not enough. our words are not enough. our actions are not enough. our skills our intellect is…
Posted July 22nd, 2014 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Consciousness & Mindfulness.
Art Therapy/Counseling student Christina Calderon reflects on the deeper levels of what it means to love...…
Posted July 15th, 2014 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories.
Claudia Escareño-Clark explores the impact that assimilation and being an immigrant have had and how this will impact her work with clients. …
Posted July 13th, 2014 by & filed under Professional Training Certificates & NEI, Student & Alumni Stories, Ecotherapy.
Sylvan Schneider goes on a Vision Quest at Southwestern College, and shares his experience....…
Posted July 3rd, 2014 by & filed under Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, Art Therapy at SWC.
In April, 2014 a call was made: "Archetypally speaking, who is showing up for you lately? What mentors, thieves, medicine folk, or tricksters are asking you to speak their name, embody their abilities, and artfully express the connections you have? Please, answer the call, create the art, embody the voice that wants to be heard…