Monthly Archives: November 2019

You’re Invited!

Interested in learning more about SVA’s MPS Art Therapy program? Join us at an upcoming event! All events are FREE and open to the public.

Posted in 2019, Art, Students, Workshops

Art Therapy and Occupational Therapy: Cotreating in Cases of Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury can result in many challenges: physical, cognitive, psychological, behavioral, and communicative. In order to look at how that can manifest, MPS Art Therapy students in the Clinical Topics in Trauma class were asked to draw a clock … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, In Class, Students

In-Class Experiential: Medical Isolation

When working in an inpatient hospital setting, it is very likely that an Art Therapist will encounter a patient who is in isolation. When a patient is in isolation, all those entering their room must wear protective clothing. Medical isolation … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Art, In Class, Students

Clinical Topics in Trauma: Working with Older Adults

Recently, second year MPS Art Therapy students enrolled in the “Clinical Topics in Trauma” course discussed working with older adults in a medical setting. As people age, many things change physically and mentally. Loss can become a presence in a … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Art, In Class, Students

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

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

Methods & Materials: Found Object Sculpture Experiential

Recently, first-year MPS Art Therapy students in the Methods & Materials class created sculptures from discarded objects and recycled materials brought from home or found in the street. These items were repurposed into something new and unexpected, which could be … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Art, In Class, Students

Artistic Noise Mural Project: Week 2

This week, the Artistic Noise special project met at SVA, in MPS Art Therapy’s 5th-floor studio space (the soon-to-be site of the participants’ murals) for some additional brainstorming.

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