Transform lives through 
creative expression.

Transform lives through
creative expression.


The Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy is a 60-credit hour program. Successful completion of this program includes the courses listed below.

Course offerings include:

  • Professional Development Seminar I & II
  • Historical and Theoretical Perspectives of Art Therapy
  • Theories of Psychotherapy
  • Life Span Development
  • Introduction to Adlerian Psychology and Psychopathology
  • Social Justice Practicum I & II
  • Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Art Therapy (and Lab)
  • Theories and Methods of Art Therapy Intervention I: Families and Older Adults
  • Basic Intervention and Assessment Skills
  • Biopsychosocial Bases of Health & Dysfunction for Counsellors
  • The Use of Art in Group Therapy
  • Studio Art
  • Professional Development, Issues and Ethics
  • Individual Appraisal for Counsellors in Practice
  • Socio-Cultural and Multicultural Approaches in Art Therapy
  • Theories and Methods of Intervention in Art Therapy II: Trauma
  • Art Therapy Practicum Seminar I & II
  • Art Therapy Practicum I & II
  • Parent Education: Adlerian Theory and Interventions
  • Research Methods
  • Introduction to Addictive Disorders for Counsellors

Course Descriptions

Find course descriptions and more information in the Adler University Course Catalog at