Posted February 20th, 2017 by & filed under Coaching, Creative Writing from Southwestern College, Top News, SWC Blog.
It’s been approximately 60 days since I packed up Lotus, my 2003 Honda Pilot, with all of my belongings that I could fit into it so I could relocate to Santa Fe to pursue my MA degree in Art Therapy & Counseling at SWC! Yes, I left the “Charm City” (Baltimore, MD), leaving my…
Posted February 18th, 2017 by & filed under Job Advice & Tips, Featured.
One of my several mentors, Dr. Sandra Shulman, told me to never let a professional license lapse.
So I went ahead and did, and always regretted it. There were reasons, of course--almost always money. It almost always created unforeseen headaches. Sometimes a LOT of them, and sometimes it took a long time and a lot…
Posted February 16th, 2017 by & filed under Wild Heart Gallery, Top News, SWC Blog, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
Wild Heart Gallery
The current exhibition up in the Wild Heart Gallery is called Moment of Truth. I sat down with Sarah Ehle, the liaison for the cohort of 13 art therapy/counseling students preparing to go into the internship part of the Southwestern College masters program, to talk about the meaning of this theme.
Posted February 11th, 2017 by & filed under Diversity Dialogue, Counseling at SWC, Top News, Featured.
Being a Counselor Activist
I was outraged from an early age. They say if you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention, so I guess I was paying attention. In 8th grade I protested my Spanish teacher who insisted that even the Mexican and Guatemalan kids in our class speak Spanish with a Castilian lisp, asserting…
Posted February 9th, 2017 by & filed under New Mexico Art Therapy Association, Top News, SWC Blog, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
We need you! Saturday, February 11th 2017
ACTION ALERT for SATURDAY 9:30 am ! Art Therapy Bill being heard !
NMATA and SWC are working together to pass a law requiring insurance companies to reimburse independently licensed art therapists. This is important legislation for the health and well-being of our state. We have testimony covered,…
Posted February 7th, 2017 by & filed under Top News, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
ACTION ALERT, Art Therapy Bill being heard Tuesday and Saturday
SB 151 will be heard in front of the Senate Public Affairs Committee, at 1:30, in Room 321. We are 4th on the docket, so please be there on time. I know this is very short notice, but did not find out about…
Posted February 2nd, 2017 by & filed under Top News, The New Earth Institute, Featured.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC OR $20 FOR 2 CECs
Beyond Coupledom: The Dynamics of Polyamorous and Open Relationships
Mim Chapman, Ph.D.
Friday, March 3, 2017, 6-8pm
In this interactive presentation, we will investigate some
of the diverse relationship options that are becoming
more common in our culture,…