Posted December 5th, 2015 by & filed under Where Do Southwestern College Grads Work?, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Alumni News and Updates.
Lisa Ramirez, M.A., LCDC
Women’s Behavioral Health Coordinator, DSHS
I graduated from the Art Therapy/Counseling program at Southwestern College in 2005. My career thus far has been primarily focused on advocating for women and their families affected by substance use disorders. My interest in working with women can be traced to early childhood experiences with…
Posted July 15th, 2013 by & filed under Top News, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
by Debbie Schroder
The front door was already open and as I opened the sliding glass door to my patio, a fierce gust of wind blew through my house, lifting an antique plate and a figurine right off of the shelf they were on. They crashed to the floor in jagged pieces as I…
Posted June 20th, 2013 by & filed under Top News, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
by Debbie SchroderAs it got close to 6:00 on Monday evenings 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 each class.The process involved…
Posted May 26th, 2013 by & filed under Top News, Reflections from President Nolan.
Let me give you a few tips.
If you really want to save money, or if paying for graduate school seems impossible, or if the idea of paying more for a highly designed and intentional holistic graduate education in Counseling or Art Therapy makes you crazy, you should go to Highlands, or to UNM. They…
Posted April 30th, 2012 by & filed under Top News, Reflections from President Nolan.
Today, on behalf of Southwestern College, and with full support and a resolution from our Board of Trustees, I signed an agreement with Ed Nagel and the Santa Fe Community School, to purchase the 4.39 acres of land just north of our current campus (across the little road on the other side of the Day…
Posted January 14th, 2012 by & filed under Top News, Reflections from President Nolan, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC.
Can I Get a Job in Art Therapy?
That is the short answer. (And look HERE for all the jobs listed in the USA that we could find!)
Southwestern College has hundreds of alumni who are out in the world working as Art Therapists. There are thousands more from other schools as well. (Yes,…
Posted January 5th, 2012 by & filed under Top News, Reflections from President Nolan.
“Why Should I Sign Up for a Certificate Program?” Southwestern College offers six Professional Certificates, and plenty of other places offer other ones, so this post is not really about SWC, it is about Professional Certificates. Here are some thoughts on the subject: First, I don’t need to tell anyone that it…