Art Therapy

The Bachelor of Arts in Art Therapy at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture introduces students to a professional pathway that integrates mental health, human services and the creative process. The program supports students’ development of a broad range of skills needed to succeed in careers from art therapy to counseling, enriching the lives of individuals, families and communities.

Tyler Art Therapy offers students access to the resources of the nation's leading art schools; a large, urban, public research university; and faculty who are committed to the power of healing through art. Students benefit from the school’s location in Philadelphia and the city’s rich array of schools, communities, clinics, museums and galleries near Temple, opening up opportunities for networking, internships, jobs and graduate school.

Student community
The Therapeutic Art Club of Temple University brings together students interested in art therapy for discussions, art-making, guest speakers and events to support the community, including self-care nights and mental health awareness workshops.

 

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Upcoming Events

News

  • Faculty Renee Jackson honored by PAEA as Outstanding Art Educator

    Renee Jackson, assistant professor and program head of Art Education, is the recipient of the 2020 Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA) Outstanding Higher Edu...

  • Lisa Kay’s Book “Therapeutic Approaches in Art Education” Officially Endorsed by InSEA

    Lisa Kay’s latest book offers readers therapeutic art strategies to support and enhance the art teaching practice as well as gain a better understanding of therapeutic...

  • Tyler News Round Up September/October 2020

    Stay up to date on all that is happening with faculty, students and alumni of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture: Trenton Doyle Hancock (MFA '00) gives the orig...