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Art Department: Master's in Art Therapy

Art Therapy

Our Master of Arts degree in Art Therapy trains professionals in the mental health field to use art as a catalyst for healing and self-actualization. Art therapy aids human development through self-discovery, self-awareness, and personal growth.

Our program will expose you to a variety of theories and approaches related to the practice of art therapy and the field of psychology. Our Master's degree in Art Therapy is approved by the American Art Therapy Association. It prepares you for:

  • Registration (ATR)
  • Board certification (BC) with the Art Therapy Certification Board (ATCB)
  • Pennsylvania licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)*


For more information on our Master's degree in Art Therapy, contact Dr. Barbara Parker-Bell at parkerbell@marywood.edu.

* Registration, board certification and licensure require post graduate art therapy experience and supervision.

A Social Justice Approach To Art Therapy:
Global To Local Perspectives 

February 14th, 2013
8:45 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Presenter: Catherine Moon, MA, ATR-BC
This symposium is focused on a social justice approach to art therapy that emphasizes reflexivity, power sharing, and cultural relevance. 
An ongoing project to develop therapeutic arts programs in Kenya and Tanzania provides an example of the challenges and practical application of this model in an international context, while a community-based studio project in Chicago provides a model for how a social justice approach can be applied at the local level. 

Download the brochure for more information.

 


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