Category Archives: Professional Development

Watch Online! Fall 2019 Community Lecture Series

Our recent Community Lecture: Digital Media Ethical Use and Consideration for Therapists is available to watch on our youtube channel! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEtUYf_IuXo

Posted in 2019, Professional Development

Q&A: Jennifer Byxbee, ATR-BC, LCAT

MPS Art Therapy is excited to welcome Jennifer Byxbee, ATR-BC, LCAT, MPS, for our next community lecture on Friday, November 22nd! Jennifer will be speaking about Digital Media Ethical Use and Considerations for Therapists. In this era of social media, … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Professional Development, Special Programs and Projects

2019 Valery Daniels Memorial Lecture

On Monday, September 9th, Juliet L. King, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, LMHC presented “Into the Wild: Integrating Neuroscience with Art Therapy Theory, Practice and Research.” Professor King has spent nearly 20 years as a clinician, educator, and administrator. She also implemented … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Conference, Professional Development, Uncategorized

Featured Member: Pooja Bakri, MPS, LCAT, ATR-BC

Tell us about yourself I received my undergraduate degree (BFA) from the Maryland Institute College of Art. I then received my MPS Art Therapy degree from the School of Visual Arts in NYC. Since receiving my degree, I’ve had the … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Alumni, Art, Professional Development, Students

SVA Art Therapy Exchange in NYC- Pure Vision Arts Studio

Pure Vision Arts Studio (PVAS) is Manhattan’s first specialized art studio and exhibition space for artists with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual and developmental disabilities. PVAS is able to provide everything these artists need to make, exhibit, and sell … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Art, International, Professional Development, Special Programs and Projects, Students

2019 SVA Art Therapy International Exchange Program- Reflections

On the final day of the exchange program, all of the SVA MPS Art Therapy students gathered to review the previous 10 days. Beginning with a breathing exercise, the students were asked to think about their experiences in Cork. After … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Art, Art Therapy in Ireland, In Class, Professional Development, Students, Uncategorized

2019 SVA Art Therapy International Exchange Program- Coffee Drawings

Every week, a group of artists known as GASP, comes to the Crawford School of Art and Design to use their studio space as a supported studio. A supported studio is a sustained creative environment for individuals with specific health … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Art, art galleries, Art Therapy in Ireland, In Class, International, Professional Development, Special Programs and Projects, Students

2019 SVA Art Therapy International Exchange Program- Crawford Gallery

For the Summer International Program, SVA MPS Art Therapy students worked with artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities from the Crawford Gallery.  

Posted in 2019, Art, Art Therapy in Ireland, Galleries, In Class, International, Professional Development, Special Programs and Projects, Students, Uncategorized

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

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