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Art Therapy at Southwestern College

Programs available Online or On the ground in Santa Fe, NM

Your experience in the Art Therapy / Counseling program at Southwestern College will be a vibrant exploration of the art-filled therapeutic process. Our integrative approach not only honors the spiritual connection between soul and art, but positions our students for professional success after graduation.

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Art Therapy/Counseling Program Chair

Deborah Schroder, M.S., ATR-BC, LPAT

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Art Therapy/Counseling Faculty

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About Southwestern College

Southwestern College is a consciousness-centered graduate school in Santa Fe, New Mexico offering online and on the ground Master’s Degrees in Counseling and Art Therapy/Counseling leading to licensure; we also offer specialty certificates for ongoing professional development. Our innovative curriculum integrates personal growth, consciousness, and holistic professional training in intimate experiential classrooms. 

Transformational, Experiential Learning 

You'll Explore the latest in Art Therapy/Counseling modalities

The Master’s program in Art Therapy/Counseling emphasizes the use of the visual arts as a therapeutic approach in clinical, educational, community and rehabilitation settings. While visual arts is the primary therapeutic modality, the creative process may be supported by classroom instruction and experiences in the use of drama, movement and music therapy. SWC also offers opportunities in Sandplay/Sandtray therapy.

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