PYI 523: Fundamentals of Art Therapy

Synonym:

56457 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Debra Bergeron

Credits:

1

Seats:

24

Semester:

Fall 2008

Meeting Schedule:

Sat 10/18 - 10/19 (9:00AM-4:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Individual Assessment & Intervention Strategies

Art Therapy is a distinct health profession that incorporates creative expression of feelings within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, psychological, cognitive, emotional, and social needs of adults and children of all ages. This course will introduce the benefits of incorporating art into therapy as a way to enrich communication, understanding, and self-expression. A variety of interventions will be explored, including didactic material and experiential exercises.