Posted November 21st, 2019 by & filed under People of SWC, Consciousness & Mindfulness, Top News, Featured.
Sometimes when “life” happens it feels like you are running to catch up! That was the case when I studied Consciousness here at Southwestern College. When selecting a topic to study in the consciousness class I chose “veganism.” At the time, I was not vegan, but I decided to try and eat vegan during that…
Posted November 14th, 2019 by & filed under People of SWC, Professional Training Certificates & NEI, Top News, Featured.
Inessa Mil'berg, SWC Alum sent us this blurb about Sandplay
Therapists interested in providing a non-verbal, depth approach to therapy might consider learning sandplay. Sandplay, as developed by Dora Kalff, is a nonverbal therapeutic process based on the psychology of C.G. Jung. The path to individuation as understood in Jungian psychology becomes visible in the…
Posted November 8th, 2019 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, People of SWC, Top News, Featured.
Debbie, you have been in the art therapy field for a significant time, can you tell us more about the trajectory of your career?
Hindsight is amazing, but looking back I believe that each art therapy position helped me secure the next position. Sometimes I would take a
leap of faith and try…
Posted November 1st, 2019 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories, Featured.
"Week Five" marks the halfway point of my first quarter within my first year as a first-time graduate student. Both unbounded excitement and complete overwhelm compete inside me for my attention each day. While it feels like there is not much time to reflect blog-style at this peak point in Fall, it is important…
Posted November 1st, 2019 by & filed under Reflections from the President, Ecotherapy, Consciousness & Mindfulness, Featured.
I define the patriarchal wound as ancestral suffering and intergenerational trauma caused by the power imbalance between genders. Under patriarchy, boys, men and the masculine are considered inherently superior while girls, women and the feminine are considered inherently inferior. The extreme social positionality of superior vs. inferior causes distance between the genders and distorts…