Southwestern College (SWC) is a small, consciousness-centered graduate school located in Santa Fe, New Mexico with an enrollment of approximately 200 students. We offer Master’s degree programs in Counseling, Art Therapy/Counseling, Art Therapy for Clinical Professionals, Consciousness in Action, and a Ph.D. program in Visionary Practice and Regenerative Leadership.
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Operations and Business Manager for Tierra Nueva Counseling Center
The Operations and Business Manager is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations, including facility, fiscal, and office management; orienting and training students, faculty, and licensed therapists in the Counseling Center policies and procedures; providing operational support to students, faculty, and staff at the Counseling Center; marketing, outreach and networking activities.
Complete Job Description is available here.
Please apply through link on Indeed or send resume and cover letter to Michelle Lynn at email@example.com.
Professional Licensed Therapist (part-time)
The Tierra Nueva Counseling Center of Southwestern College (SWC) seeks a part-time independently licensed therapist to join our team. The Licensed Professional Therapist (LPCC) will work with a diverse caseload with the support of a clinical team. Come work in a growing practiced that is rooted in Southwestern College’s philosophy of holistic care. Grow as a clinician with onsite training, professional development, and supervision that supports you and your therapeutic vision. Tierra Nueva provides individual, group, and family services designed to meet the specific needs of clients and utilizes a holistic framework which includes approaches that address the social, emotional, mental, cultural, and spiritual aspects of each client. Session rooms are designed for art therapy, play therapy, sand tray and allow for flexibility in clinical approach.
Complete Job Description is available here.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references to Denise Moore. Position open until filled.
Southwestern College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. We offer a holistic, integrative approach to mental health, emphasizing experiential learning and the personal growth and consciousness of the student/therapist.
Faculty (full-time) Art Therapy/Counseling Program
Southwestern College welcomes applications for candidates seeking to work in a collaborative, consciousness-centered, and transformational learning environment, in a position that provides leadership for the Art Therapy and Counseling CAAHEP accredited Program. The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in Art Therapy, ATR-BC, three years of experience as a practicing art therapist, three years of experience teaching and supervising art therapy students, extensive knowledge of standards for the professional preparation of art therapists, well-developed interpersonal skills, and a working knowledge of the mission of the College. Preferred qualifications include a doctoral degree in Art Therapy or related field, familiarity with online program, course and teaching quality standards, knowledge of accreditation processes and standards (e.g., CAAHEP/ACATE), and active involvement with state and/or national art therapy organizations.
Interested candidates, please send a CV, cover letter, and teaching and art therapy philosophy to the Dean of the College Virginia Padilla-Vigil, Ph.D.
Position open until filled.
Adjunct Faculty for M.A. in Art Therapy/Counseling Program
Southwestern College’s M.A. in Art Therapy/Counseling is approved by the American Art Therapy Association. It includes a lot of art-making, an experiential and holistic focus, and an emphasis on the personal growth and consciousness of the student/therapist. Our program allows graduates to sit for licensing in both Art Therapy and Counseling (this is unlike most Art Therapy programs.)
Please note that some Art Therapy/Counseling courses require instructors to have an ATR-BC, as required by AATA.
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Adjunct Faculty for MA in Counseling Program
Southwestern College readily accepts letters of interest, curriculum vitae and teaching philosophy statements from licensed mental health professionals interested in teaching in our Higher Learning Commission accredited Counseling Program. We prefer our faculty to have at least three years of post-graduate clinical experience in order to bring a hands-on perspective to our students. Our faculty operate from a transformational model of teaching based on experiential methods of instruction that emphasize personal growth, reflective practice, and conscious awareness of biases and belief systems that affect interpersonal relationships. We ask our faculty to serve as models for authenticity, congruence, and active participants in the learning process.
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