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When asked what they’d like to be when they grow up, children often offer seemingly impossible answers — an astronaut, ballerina, or professional athlete. That’s the beauty of their innocence: they don’t allow the low odds, impostor syndrome, negative self-talk, or obsessing about a million little details to get in the way of their dreams. […]
The Adler University Vancouver Campus welcomed two new faculty members to lead its Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy program, a field combining the arts and psychology to improve physical, mental, and emotional well-being. The University announced in August that it named Keturah Welton, Ph.D., as program director, and Heesu “Jinnie” Jeon, Ph.D., as the […]
Vancouver Campus graduate Melika Mirilavasani, MCP-AT ’19, is using her Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy degree to help residents at the Phoenix Drug and Alcohol Recovery and Education Society build relationships and find healing, recognition, and connection through art making.
Vancouver Campus graduate, Linda Lin, M.A. ’18, shared her experience as a racial trauma counsellor as her practice experiences an increase in patients seeking counselling in the midst numerous attacks on the Asian community.
Chicago Campus graduate, Lauren Wozniak, M.A. ’17, shares how art therapy can help people process grief on ABC7 News.
As Adlerians, we stand up against violence and oppression in all forms. Chicago Campus art therapy student Elisha-Rio Apilado shares her thoughts and artwork in response to recent acts of violence, police brutality, and hate crimes toward Asian Americans.
Chicago Campus Art Therapy students Elisha-Rio P. Apilado and Zachary D. Van Den Berg share how their professional and personal lives have been impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chicago Campus Master of Arts in Counseling: Art Therapy student Zachary D. Van Den Berg (he/him/they/them) recently created a video project to archive the lived experiences of LGBTQ+ art therapists.
Rachelle Barmann, M.A. ’19, shared her insight on art therapy in the Naperville Sun.
Nelly Jimenez, M.A., a graduate of the Master of Arts in Counseling: Art Therapy program in Chicago, is an in-patient and outpatient art therapist at Riverside Healthcare in Kankakee, Illinois. Jimenez developed the medical group’s first art therapy program, serving a wide range of patients from pediatric to geriatric.