Category Archives: International

Matrimandir and Tamil Language Class

One of the distinctive aspects of Auroville is Matrimandir (http://www.auroville.org/contents/678), the large, golden sphere in the center of the town. Its construction began three years after the founding of Auroville, and it took 37 years to complete it. Surrounded by well-manicured … Continue reading

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Art Therapy in India Program 2015: Arrival and Orientation

Students and staff have arrived in Auroville, India to conduct our annual international program. Working with Auroville residents Krupa Jhaveri (MPS Class of 2008) and Iyyappan Jayamurthy, the students are becoming acclimated to the place, and getting ready to work … Continue reading

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Art Therapy in India

Starting next week, the MPS Art Therapy Department will be conducting its fifth international program. This year, we will be working in Auroville, India, and collaborating with an alumna of our program, Krupa Jhaveri (Class of 2008), who has set … Continue reading

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Workshop for Russian Art Therapists

A group Russian art therapists and art therapy students, led by art therapist and photographer Alexander Kopytin, were in town recently for the annual Expressive Therapies Summit, and two MPS Art Therapy alumni had the opportunity to host a presentation … Continue reading

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MPS Art Therapy Department on Vimeo

A number of recent and past panel discussions, lectures, and conference proceedings have been posted to the MPS Art Therapy Department’s Vimeo page. Recent uploads include: 1. October 19 Panel Discussion On Saturday, October 19, the MPS Art Therapy Department … Continue reading

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Alumni Update: Irina Derkacheva (Class of 2012)

Moscow International Art Therapy Conference 2012 Report When I first attended the art therapy conference in Moscow last year, I was shaken by the realization that Edith Kramer, the most esteemed name in American art therapy, was not universally revered … Continue reading

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Art Therapy in Costa Rica Program 2012 — Week 3

The third week of the Art Therapy in Costa Rica program continued the work at the elementary school, culminating in an all-day exhibition of artwork. Each class visited the exhibit, family members attended, and our MPS Art Therapy students presented … Continue reading

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Silence Workshop with Paola Luzzatto

The General Theological Seminary 440 West 21st Street, NYC Silence is an important part of any art therapy intervention, but it is rarely presented as a specific therapeutic tool. On June 22, Dr. Paola Luzzatto explored how silence and words … Continue reading

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Art Therapy in Costa Rica Program — Week 2

During the second week of the Art Therapy in Costa Rica program, MPS students worked with elementary school children to make Styrofoam and recycled/pulped paper bases. See more photos from the project in our Flickr album. NEXT: Week 3 and … Continue reading

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Art Therapy in Costa Rica Program 2012

The MPS Art Therapy Department conducted its second international multicultural issues and internship program May 20-June 9 at La Victoria Elementary School in Liberia, Costa Rica. Arrival Students arrived in Liberia on Sunday, May 20, and lived with host families … Continue reading

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