Posted July 6th, 2021 by Magdalena Karlick & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, SWC Blog, Top News.
In March 2020, we enjoyed our last "in-person" mural process on campus (Cracked Wide Open, March 2020). As we move to gathering together as a group this summer (August 2021), I wanted to take the time to review and share the steps that we took, the pivots that we twirled to make sure that our…
Posted July 18th, 2019 by Southwestern College & filed under Top News, SWC Blog.
By Deborah Schroder, MA in Art Therapy/Counseling Program Chair
I’ve always enjoyed sharing Virginia Satir’s way of working, with my students in my family art therapy course. This spring at the International Family Therapy Congress, I was faced with a belief I’ve held about congruency that was clearly formed by my own white privilege.
Posted December 11th, 2018 by Courtney Shackelford & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories.
I come from the east coast, specifically from Virginia. Though I graduated from an art school with a BFA, a lot of the concepts that we discussed in class were done so in an almost exclusively cerebral way. Addressing art this way is valuable—line, shape, color are all important when making a piece. But…
Posted June 20th, 2013 by Magdalena Karlick & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More.
by Debbie Schroder
As it got close to 6:00 on Monday evening I could feel my eagerness to begin painting. Every Monday evening the in-state art therapy interns and I engaged in amazing relationships with our canvases. We painted for an hour, then shared our work and talked for the rest of…