Posted April 17th, 2020 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Featured.
By Val Valentine
Wow, what a difference a month can make! I went from a full private practice with between 25-30 face to face clients a week, to 15-20 clients per week with every session either on-line or by phone; some clients ready and discharged and some needing to take a break during this time…
Posted September 3rd, 2019 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories, Top News.
By Deborah Schroder
I continue to be just stunned by the continuing wall of beauty that contains the Capstone murals. The weekend course, or Part One of Capstone, when the mural painting happens, is how we encourage students who are finishing up Practicum, to explore what they know and have experienced about group work, and…
Posted June 25th, 2019 by & filed under SWC Blog.
By Deb Schroder
I’ve come to really value small moments of joy. My life isn’t lacking happiness but on many days it gets crowded out by stress. One night after work as I dragged myself through the grocery store I found myself staring at the usual row of healthy cereals that do seem to be…
Posted January 8th, 2014 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories.
My New Year resolutions are usually the same every year: be healthier, be nicer, and appreciate the simple things. But this year felt different. For some reason I lit a candle and mediated. I felt there was something specific I needed to hear for 2014. I hope that sharing with the SWC community is a…
Posted October 30th, 2013 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories.
The Mirror and Portal of Art
by Allegra E. Borghese
I have been studying art therapy formally for a little over a year. Really though, it has been much longer. While my initial creative interest was fashion design, it lost its luster when a series of events cast me into a dark…
Posted February 1st, 2012 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories, SWC Blog.
by Nicole Morgan, Copyright 2012
colored pencils and pen on paper
For this project I pieced together several different images that came out of active imagination exercises. When I finished an active imagination drawing, I scanned it in to my computer then printed it out so I could isolate and cut out specific images that…