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3 Questions: Julia Volonts

The MPS Art Therapy program is excited to congratulate Julia Volonts, MPS, LCAT-LP, as the first alumnus of the program to be granted a Fulbright Award! Julia graduated from SVA with the Class of 2017; she will be using her … Continue reading

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Program for Thesis Presentations

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Art From The Heart

Eileen McGann, ATR-BC, LCAT, developed and is the Director of the Arts and Creative Therapies at MercyFirst, a trauma-informed residential treatment program for adolescents. Eileen is also on the MPS Art Therapy faculty as a thesis advisor. Currently, Eileen and … Continue reading

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Alumni Panel Discussion

MPS Art Therapy Class of 2016 graduates Rob Belgrod, Celeste Classon, and Sophie Yolowitz, and Class of 2017 graduates Jason Montalvo and Julia Volonts all recently participated in an alumni panel for the Class of 2019’s Community Access class. Each … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Christina Ranjani

In honor of Creative Arts Therapy Week 2019 SVA alumni Christina Ranjani, LCAT, ATR-BC (MPS Art Therapy Class of 2015) has been part of developing an art exhibit, Drawing Bridges to Wellness, through her work at Flushing Hospital Medical Center. The exhibit features … Continue reading

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Cultural and Family Relationship: Therapeutic Performance Project

SVA MFA Fine Arts student Pei-Ling Ho invites us all to attend her thesis project, Cultural and Family Relationship: Therapeutic Performance Project. The project is about building a relationship of trust and strength in a family through performance art combining … Continue reading

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MPS Art Therapy Information Session on Vimeo

  A video of our most recent large group information session for prospective applicants has been posted to Vimeo. It consists of a panel discussion with students, alumni, and faculty of the MPS Art Therapy program; and a quick tour of … Continue reading

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3 Questions with Tami Herzog-Rodriguez

Tami Herzog-Rodriguez, PhD, ATR-BC, LCAT, teaches the Child Art Development course for first year MPS Art Therapy students. The focus of the course is to examine the physical, emotional and intellectual growth of children, as well as the psychological and … Continue reading

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3 Questions with Frances Fawandu

Frances Fawandu, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT, is a practicing art therapist as well as a new addition to our faculty. Frances currently teaches Multicultural Issues in Art Therapy with Val Sereno, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT. The course explores the impact of ethnicity … Continue reading

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3 Questions with Lukas Prokes

SVA alumni, Lukas Prokes PhD, ATR, LCAT, received his MPS in Art Therapy from SVA and his PsyD in Clinical Psychology. Mr. Prokes divides his time between private practice and as a founder of a non-profit organization The Half Full … Continue reading

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