Category Archives: Faculty

MPS Art Therapy Faculty Highlight: Interview with Susanne Bifano, ATR-BC, LCAT

MPS Art Therapy: Tell us about your background and what brings you to SVA. Susanne: I’m a mixed media artist and a graduate from Pratt Institute’s art therapy program. In 2005 I started teaching for College of New Rochelle’s Art … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Faculty

MPS Art Therapy Faculty Highlight: Asilia Franklin-Phipps, Ph.D.

This year, MPS Art Therapy welcomed a new faculty member, Asilia Franklin-Phipps Ph.D., to co-teach the second-year course, Cultural and Social Issues. Asilia taught the course alongside Stephanie Gorski, ATR-BC, LCAT, who has been an SVA faculty member for many … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Faculty, In Class, Students

MPS Art Therapy Information Session: Watch Online!

Weren’t able to make our Fall 2019 Information Session? Check out the full session online via our YouTube and Vimeo pages. Hear from a panel of current students, alumni, and faculty and learn about one of MPS Art Therapy’s ongoing … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Faculty, Special Programs and Projects, Students, Workshops

2019 SVA Art Therapy Exchange Program in Cork, Ireland

                                                SVA MPS Art Therapy students are in Cork, Ireland for the annual International Exchange program with … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Art, Art Therapy in Ireland, Faculty, In Class, Special Programs and Projects, Students

Adolescent yearbook

A traditional way to end school is to sign peers’ yearbooks, which are visual compilations of the school experience. The yearbook is memorabilia and an homage to the time that the students shared with each other during school. As the … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Alumni, Art, Exhibition, Faculty, Galleries, In Class, Professional Development, Special Programs and Projects, Students, Uncategorized, Workshops

Last Statement

Termination is the ending of therapy between a client and therapist. Termination can happen for various reasons. Having closure in the last session by reviewing the progress that has been made and allowing the client to talk about their feelings … Continue reading

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Guided Imagery

As the 2018-2019 year comes to a close, self-care was a important topic in classes. One way to self-care is to meditate. In the Group Art Therapy class, SVA MPS Art Therapy first year students did a guided imagery meditation … Continue reading

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Community Lecture Series: An Evening on Gender Diversity

Community Lecture Series: An Evening on Gender Diversity Friday, May 3, 2019, 6:30-8pm Celebrate in the release of two new books by S.J. Langer & D. M. Maynard. Book signing to follow by both authors. 133/141 West 21 Street, Room 101C. Lectures are … Continue reading

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Program for Thesis Presentations

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Music Reflection

Music is a medium that is said to move the soul. So many people respond so poignantly to music, especially older adults. Music has been shown to remain a longer lasting memory than anything else. In discussing the geriatric population, … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Art, Faculty, In Class, Professional Development, Students, Workshops