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ONE LOVE

by Jessica Callaway, LPAT, LPCC, ATR-BC   I didn't know what to expect when I decided to go to Haiti. I realized when I was on the plane that I was partly, or mostly, going for selfish reasons. I was excited to practice art therapy and teach yoga in an environment I had never experienced,…
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Re-using Possibilities

I am a big fan of reusing materials into new forms. Broken bits glued together to make guardians; Torn fabric to make new yarn or a rug; Old shoes into a Journey; Or large boxes into castles. After reading, Endangered Threads: Socially Committed Community Art Action, by Janis Timm Bottos (2011),  I knew that there…
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Under the Mask, the Space in Between

I'll start with an ending. One Art Therapy Techniques class in 2014 ended with each member of the group creating an altar of the art that was made during the quarter. We made Mandalas every class, as well as masks, body tracings, finger painting, inner guides and characters, and containers. In that class, I made…
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GRAD SCHOOL @swcsantafe IS….

... staying in on a Saturday night to write a paper with the company of a Santa Fe Pale Ale and burning sage. ... is making, screaming at, rebelling against, and recreating a budget over and over again as I stumble towards financial sobriety. ... is shedding the self-construct that automates what I think I…
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Psychology of Altruism: A Creative Experience

by Christine Miller The initial quarter of classes I took at Southwestern College was both exciting and intimidating. It was through one of my first and most memorable classes that I learned the value of intention. Without a concrete intent to work on something, I would get lost in other thoughts and distractions or procrastinate…
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Personal Journey Revealed Through Watercolor Painting of White Doves

      My past year at Southwestern College has taken me on an intense personal journey.  I have spent most of my life desperately trying to figure things out. I moved to Santa Fe to study Art Therapy and learn a bunch of theory and technique.  I wanted to get smarter.  Although I…
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The Hands That Guide – Creative Faculty and Staff at Southwestern College

by Debbie Schroder (2013)   The Wild Heart Gallery in the art therapy building is simply exploding with color! The show, entitled “The Hands That Guide” was hung this week and is a delightful mix of art created by faculty and staff at Southwestern College. I’m always aware,…
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