Posted February 16th, 2017 by & filed under Wild Heart Gallery, Top News, SWC Blog, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
Wild Heart Gallery
The current exhibition up in the Wild Heart Gallery is called Moment of Truth. I sat down with Sarah Ehle, the liaison for the cohort of 13 art therapy/counseling students preparing to go into the internship part of the Southwestern College masters program, to talk about the meaning of this theme.
Posted January 21st, 2017 by & filed under Who’s Who at Southwestern College, Student & Alumni Stories, People of Southwestern College, Where Do Southwestern College Grads Work?, Alumni News and Updates, Featured.
Early on in my graduate internship at a family counseling agency, a supervisor told me, "We have the best jobs in the world, for we get to witness, hold and create change." I remember being pulled by those words, but I do not think I truly understood what they meant, and I am still unraveling…
Posted August 16th, 2016 by & filed under Wild Heart Gallery, Top News, SWC Blog, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
Wild Heart Gallery Exhibition
Art Therapy/Counseling student, Rebecca LaPera, is in a cohort of 25 people who are about to enter into the last phase of the Southwestern College graduate program - internship. She had a dream where she saw her classmates' work from the past two years exhibited in the Wild Heart Gallery. Inspired by…
Posted February 20th, 2014 by & filed under Job Advice & Tips, Top News, SWC Blog, So you want to become a therapist? Tips and Advice for Prospective Students, Featured.
Thoughts on Practicum and Internship from a Second Year Student at Southwestern College
- Your practicum is an awesome experience. Seeing first clients will never happen again. You have time in supervision to hash out concerns and explore ideas, and hear other people’s ways of doing therapy. We are all different, and it’s a…
Posted June 4th, 2012 by & filed under Top News, Reflections from President Nolan.
What Kind of Training do Counselors and Art Therapists Get?
In graduate training for Counseling and Art Therapy, you take a number of courses related to the theory and practice of Counseling or Art Therapy. Makes sense. In these classes, you learn fairly directly about “doing therapy.” And at Southwestern College, we strongly encourage the…
Posted October 26th, 2011 by & filed under Counseling Program at SWC, Wilderness Fasts & Earth Based Healing.
Entering the second year of my counseling program, I immediately felt the shift of focus from myself to the client. Going to the Southwestern Counseling Center for Practicum concretizes this transition. The Center sits in a small shopping mall surrounded by fun businesses such as the cycling shop, an Ayurvedic café and a paleteria (Mexican…