Art Education

Back to Blog November 2, 2016

New Art Therapy Course Open to Undergraduates and Graduates!

Author: issarevell

The Art Education and Community Arts Practices Department is excited to offer a new course during the spring 2017 semester for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in learning about the field of Art Therapy.

Introduction to Art Therapy

ARTE 3004 (Undergraduate CRN# 31088) 
Tuesdays 12:30-3 pm

ARTE 8004 (Graduate CRN# 27050)
Tuesdays 12:30-3 pm

Course Description

This course offers students a didactic and experiential overview of the field of art therapy. Material covered includes history, theory, and practice of art therapy, processes and approaches, as well as a survey of populations, settings, and applications. Lectures, readings, discussion, audiovisual presentations, experiential art making exercises, and guest presentations comprise the structure of this course.

The course will be taught by Dr. Lisa Kay, ATR-BC (Board Certified/Registered Art Therapist) who has with many years experience in the field of art therapy. Lisa has worked with people of all ages in a variety of clinical and community settings using art as therapy and art in therapy.