Category Archives: International

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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Art Therapy in Costa Rica, 2012

Five MPS Art Therapy students and one alumnus are taking part in a three-week Multicultural Issues and Internship/Supervision summer course in Liberia, Costa Rica. Liz Dellicarpini (SVA faculty/Internship Coordinator) is supervising the students and Aaron Cockle (Director of Operations) is … Continue reading

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Faculty Highlight: Rebecca DiSunno

MPS Art Therapy faculty member Rebecca DiSunno, PhD, RNCS, ATR-BC, LCAT, recently had the opportunity to lecture and provide art therapy experiences to children in Rabat, Morocco. Dr. DiSunno writes… Our group of seven lectured at Villa des Arts on … Continue reading

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Faculty Highlight: Eileen McGann

MPS Art Therapy faculty member Eileen McGann, ATR-BC, LCAT, recently traveled to Cork, Ireland to visit the Art Therapy & Continuing Visual Education program at Crawford College of Art & Design. She writes: Ireland is a land of beauty, humor … Continue reading

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Faculty Highlight: Raquel Stephenson, Ph.D.

Raquel Stephenson, PhD, ATR-BC, LCAT, gave a department-sponsored community lecture (2/10/12) about her recent work as a Fulbright Scholar in Estonia.  Dr. Stephenson taught at Tallin University in the Department of Applied Creativity, where BA and MA students study creative … Continue reading

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