Curriculum

Transform lives through 
creative expression.

Transform lives through
creative expression.

Curriculum

Successful completion of the Master of Arts in Counseling: Art Therapy program includes coursework and a training practicum
from those listed below.

Course offerings include:

  • Professional Development Seminar
  • Social Justice Practicum I & II
  • Professional Development, Issues and Ethics in Art Therapy, Counseling and Psychopathology
  • Community Psychology
  • Introduction to Adlerian Psychology and Psychopathology
  • Adlerian Theories & Integrative Interventions for Parents & Teachers
  • Introduction to Addictive Disorders
  • Lifestyle and Career Development
  • Biopsychosocial Bases of Health and Dysfunction for Counselors
  • Basic Skills for Psychotherapy and the Use of Art Therapy
  • Research Methods in Art Therapy, Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Historical & Theoretical Perspectives of Art Therapy, Counseling, and Psychotherapy
  • Assessment and Appraisal in Art Therapy, Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Use of Art Therapy in Group Psychotherapy and Psychopathology
  • Life Span Development in Art Therapy, Counseling & Psychotherapy
  • Sociocultural and Multicultural Approaches in Art Therapy, Counseling, and Psychotherapy
  • Theories and Methods of Intervention in Art Therapy, Counseling, and Psychotherapy I: Couples, Families, and Older Adults
  • Theories and Methods of Intervention in Art Therapy, Counseling, and Psychotherapy II: Trauma, Loss, Grief, and Bereavement
  • Neuroscience in Art Therapy, Counseling and Psychotherapy: Special Populations
  • Studio Art in Therapy, Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Special Populations: Adaptive Methods in Art Therapy, Counseling, and Psychotherapy
  • Practicum Seminar in Art Therapy, Counseling and Psychotherapy I & II
  • Practicum in Art Therapy, Counseling & Psychotherapy I & II
  • Master’s Clinical Qualifying Examination

Find course descriptions and more information in the Adler University Course Catalog at adler.edu/catalog.