Posted January 17th, 2013 by & filed under Reflections from President Nolan, So you want to become a therapist? Tips and Advice for Prospective Students, Top News.
Career Services at Southwestern College
Questions You Should Have About Graduate School in Counseling or Art Therapy
Every graduate student and (especially) prospective graduate student should have a keen interest in the answers to these four questions:
1) What are the training experiences the school will provide?
2) How will the school help me prepare…
Posted June 4th, 2012 by & filed under Reflections from President Nolan, Top News.
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 May 8th, 2012 by & filed under Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Top News.
by Deb Schroder
My two-and-a-half year old grandson has a favorite place to make art. Elijah likes to scribble wildly on the gate that keeps him safely trapped at the top of the stairs. The art therapist in me appreciates his artistic explosion of color created in toddler-protest. The grama in me…
Posted October 26th, 2011 by & filed under Counseling at SWC, Vision Quests & 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…