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The Tapestries of Jean Lurcat

In preparation for our December embroidery workshop with Jeannine Han, we are looking at examples of innovative textile arts. Here are some wonderful pieces by Jean Lurcat from the mid-20th century. L’Homme de Hiroshima La Grande Menace Le Drome

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The Doli Healing Project: Art Therapy and Gender-based Violence

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SVA @ Materials for the Arts

Field Trip! Last Wednesday Val Sereno’s Community Access class went to Materials for the Arts for a fun-filled tour and a demo on a DIY recycled paper project involving scrap paper, a blender, a window screen, and lots of colorful … Continue reading

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Stop-Motion Animation as Therapeutic Tool

First-year students have been expanding their concept of expressive therapeutic techniques in Debi Farber’s Methods and Materials class.  Recently, alumna Irina Derkacheva (class of 2012) visited the class and shared her knowledge of stop-motion animation techniques. Not only can animations … Continue reading

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Register for Our Upcoming Conference!

There is still time to get your ticket for the MPS Art Therapy Fall Conference: Psychotherapy as the Art of Uncertainty Friday, September 12, 2014, 9AM-4PM SVA Theatre 333 W 23rd St New York, NY 10011 Keynote Speaker: Philip M. … Continue reading

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Class of 2014 Thesis Presentations

Last week the MPS Art Therapy Department presented their theses! It was a celebration of the culmination of their theoretical training and their immersion, in the form of challenging and rewarding clinically oriented internships, into the field. Thanks to everyone … Continue reading

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Home Exhibition Reception: Friday April 11, 2014

This exhibition is a visual exploration into the concept of one’s ‘home’. The exhibit features work and choir performances by the talented members of Boys Hope Girls Hope NY, and was curated by Naomi Cohen-Thompson, ATR-BC, LCAT (MPS Art Therapy … Continue reading

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MPS Art Therapy Conference 2014

Dr. Van der Kolk with MPS Art Therapy students

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MPS Art Therapy Spring Exhibit and Reception

Let Grow was an exhibition of selected work by students in the MPS Art Therapy Department and the clients they work with at their internship sites. MPS Art Therapy student work was paired with client work to illustrate the dynamic … Continue reading

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Making children’s books with Lisa Furman

In the Child Art Development class, taught by Lisa Furman, first-year art therapy students learn that one way to strengthen the alliance between therapist and child is by reading books together in sessions.  Many children in treatment come from emotionally … Continue reading

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