Curriculum

Learn to guide change through creative expression.

Learn to guide change through creative expression.

Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy Course Sequence

The Art Therapy is a 60 credit hour program. Students should take courses in the proper sequence in order to satisfy prerequisites for advance courses and to prepare for practicum placements. Details on course sequence and descriptions can be found in the Adler University Course Catalog.

YEAR ONE
Fall Term
Term Credits = 13
Spring Term
Term Credits = 14
Summer Term
Term Credits = 10
200 Professional Development Seminar I
1 credit
201 Professional Development Seminar II
1 credit
203 Social Justice Practicum II
1 credit
344 Historical and Theoretical Perspectives of Art Therapy
3 credits
202 Social Justice Practicum I
1 credit
346 The Use of Art in Group Therapy
1 credit
520 Theories of Psychotherapy
3 credits
345 Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Art Therapy (and Lab)
3 credits
466 Studio Art
3 credits
623 Life Span Development
3 credits

452 Theories and Methods of Art Therapy Intervention I: Families and Older Adults
3 credits

505 Professional Development, Issues and Ethics
3 credits
402 Introduction to Adlerian Psychology and Psychopathology
3 credits
472 Basic Intervention and Assessment Skills
3 credits
516 Individual Appraisal for Counsellors in Practice
0 credits
  647 Biopsychosocial Bases of Health & Dysfunction for Counsellors
3 credits
 
YEAR TWO
Fall Term
Term Credits = 9
Spring Term
Term Credits = 11
Summer Term
Term Credits = 0

451 Socio-Cultural and Multicultural Approaches in Art Therapy
3 credits

433 Parent Education: Adlerian Theory and Interventions
2 credits

995 M.A. Clinical Qualifying Examination
0 credits

453 Theories and Methods of Intervention in Art Therapy II: Trauma
3 credits

468 Art Therapy Practicum Seminar II
2 credits

 

467 Art Therapy Practicum Seminar I
2 credits
467 Art Therapy Practicum II
1 credit

 

480 Art Therapy Practicum I
1 credit

495 Research Methods
3 credits

 

  438 Introduction to Addictive Disorders for Counsellors
3 credits