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Within the Hallowed Bones
at this unearthly hour.
So, I rise,
on this desert morn’.
This unearthly warm,
“Consciousness is a fundamental thing, the fundamental thing in existence — it is the energy, the motion, the movement of consciousness that creates the universe and all that is in...
From The State of Mental Health in America, 2018: Some Highlights & Lowlights
Prevalence of “Mental Illness”:
New Mexico ranks 31st of 51 (Counting DC)
North Dakota and Hawaii...
Why I Resist
There are a number of stories swirling around about the recent American Art Therapy Association conference. And no one can deny that it was intense and the...
Conscious Entrepreneurship at Southwestern College
A few years ago, several of us at Southwestern College (Myself, Laura Lansrud-Lopez, Claudia Escareno-Clark, Dru Phoenix, Ande Hambuchen) created an initiative we called “Conscious...
Here in Albuquerque, the town is abuzz with over a thousand Art Therapist burning down the house... How great to experience! I feel honored to be among them...
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Adjusting to Southwestern College and New Mexico
It’s challenging to express what my experience adjusting to Southwestern College and Santa Fe has been like. Finding ways to describe how...
No matter where one lands in terms of politics in our country right now, the stress of what we see and hear in the news can melt one’s sense...
There aren't enough male therapists out there, and there are definitely not enough male therapists of color, or Spanish-speaking male therapists, or male therapists born and raised in Northern New...
President Nolan offers 8 tips on how to build a successful private practice. ...
A Penny Makes Change
Mark Speight, graduate student in Counseling
Written in the Southwestern College weekly writing group facilitated by Dr. Ann Filemyr
A penny makes change.
Voices in America chose Southwestern College/New Earth Institute as a unique, unsung, yet storied institution, to feature in television slots between full PBS broadcast shows....
A simple question. What is astrology?
I would say astrology is a way to live in connection with natural cycles of time. It is also the correlation, “as above,...
There are lots and lots of things to do outside of the classroom at Southwestern College. Music, while not part of the curriculum, is still a passion of many of...
Who are You Drawn To?
As a child I really loved “Bunny Rabbit”, the silent bunny on Captain Kangaroo. I suppose that could have predicted my introverted...
SWC and NMATA joined forces to offer a letter writing pizza party to help pass legislation that would enable Licensed Professional Art Therapists (LPAT) to receive third party payment for...
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...
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...
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Beyond Coupledom: The Dynamics of Polyamorous and Open Relationships
Mim Chapman, Ph.D.
Friday, March 3,...
The Annual SWC Staff and Faculty Exhibition
On Thursday, January 12th, the Wild Heart Gallery had its first opening night gala of 2017: Prime Movers: The Annual Southwestern...
Dr. Nolan answers the question "How do I become a professional counselor?"...
Infant Mental Health Certificate (IMH)
FROM REFLECTION TO ACTION: REFLECTIVE PRACTICE,
INTERVENTION, AND TREATMENT
IMH 5400A $350/20 CECs or $1080/2 quarter units
FROM REFLECTION TO ACTION: REFLECTIVE...
This article describes how to become a therapist. ...
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