Posted October 9th, 2019 by Southwestern College & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Where do SWC Grads Work, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, Top News.
By Deborah Schroder
Sometimes I think of art therapy as a wild, colorful plant, and I most often think in “plant words”, not “garden words” – which to me speaks of art therapy’s ability to grow and thrive in surprising, unexpected places. Although many have planted, nurtured and tended to it (garden words) over the…
Posted February 16th, 2017 by swcblog & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More.
Wild Heart Gallery
To find out more about the exhibition in the Wild Heart Gallery 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 Southwestern College & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Where do SWC Grads Work, People of SWC, Counseling at SWC.
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 swcblog & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, Consciousness & Mindfulness.
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 October 26th, 2011 by swcblog & filed under Counseling at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories.
When I entered the second year of my counseling program, I immediately felt the shift of focus from myself to the client. Going to Tierra Nueva, Southwestern College's Counseling Center, for Practicum concretized the transition. Tierra Nueva used to sit in a small shopping mall surrounded by fun businesses such as the cycling shop, an…