Posted October 24th, 2014 by & filed under Alumni News and Updates, Second Acts/Careers, So you want to become a therapist? Tips and Advice for Prospective Students, Top News.
Laura Lansrud-Lopez titles her 2nd act story “Follow Your Heart: Advice From a Graduate of Southwestern College.” Read about her career change from forensic firearms technician with the FBI to professional art therapist and clinical mental health counselor…
Posted March 3rd, 2012 by & filed under Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Top News.
I'm still getting used to my new title of doctor of expressive therapies. It has been a long journey which began in the summer of 2007 at Lesley University. The program is low residency so classes are held for three weeks each of three summers. Summer classes in expressive therapies have an exciting…
Posted February 1st, 2012 by & filed under Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Top News.
by Deb Schroder, Copyright 2010
3 canvases, mixed media (collage, watercoler, acryllic), 3' x 4'
I’m happy to share my tree images – they were meaningful to me as a process and visually satisfying to me as a finished piece.
I like to hang on to the art that I create during Open Studios and…
Posted January 24th, 2012 by & filed under Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Student Reflections and Updates, Top News.
10" x 18", handmade paper
When I use my black ink pen (Micron or Staedtler) and thick handmade paper, I delve into an unconscious movement. I start with a feeling, a knowing that I need to create, and I move from there. I never know what will come from the image that I am creating. In…