Monthly Archives: October 2019

MPS Art Therapy Special Project: Stress Relief with New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)

This past Friday, Lawyers and Paralegals from the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) came to SVA for a stress relief art therapy session. NYLAG focuses on creating individual and systemic change for people and families experiencing poverty by providing … Continue reading

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

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

Bird’s Nest Drawing Assessment

The Bird’s Nest Drawing assessment (BND) was developed in 1996 as a way to glean information about an individual’s attachment, security, and internal representation of themself and others. This week, MPS Art Therapy students enrolled in the ‘Assessment and Diagnosis’ … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Art, In Class, Students

Artistic Noise Mural Project: Week 1

This fall, MPS Art Therapy faculty member, Liz DelliCarpini, and students began the third iteration of The Mural Project. The project is a collaboration with the A&E program of Artistic Noise, an independent nonprofit that “exists to bring the freedom … Continue reading

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

In-class Experiential: Family as Animals

Family dynamics are often complicated. Recently, second-year MPS Art Therapy students were presented with a directive that could benefit someone in a difficult family situation or who is struggling with interpersonal relationships. First, students were asked to write down the … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Art, In Class, Students

MPS Art Therapy Special Project: Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW)

Special Projects are a distinctive element of SVA’s MPS Art Therapy department. They provide students with additional opportunities to work directly with clients outside of their internship experience. Special Projects are innovative short-term art therapy experiences facilitated by students and … Continue reading

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

Rawley Silver’s Drawing Test

Art therapist Rawley Silver developed several art assessments while teaching art to children with disabilities. Through this work, Silver realized that her own sketches could evoke a response in others. She further explored the idea of stimulus drawings by developing … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Art, In Class, Students