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Coalition expands opportunities for higher education in Illinois prisons

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Stories | 05.08.23

Student shares the impact, power of art therapy

When the AATSA was asked to contribute to Adler’s first-ever Giving Day on May 10-11 by designing “Thank You” stickers for donors, Kramer — along with AATSA President Megan Unsicker and Communications Officer Kaitlyn Delaney — didn’t hesitate to say yes.

In the Media | 02.22.23

Can having hobbies really boost your well-being? Adler expert weighs in.

Tomeka McGee-Holloway, Psy.D., ATR, shares with Real Simple how hobbies can reduce stress, improve optimism, and even ease symptoms of depression.

Stories | 10.03.22

From Adler to British Columbia Art Therapy Association president

“Ultimately, it’s important for us to strive towards community and connection. And it’s important to get involved in things that are important to you.”

Stories | 09.12.22

‘Proud of my journey’: From Adler student to art therapy professor

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. […]

University News | 08.16.22

Vancouver Campus art therapy program welcomes program director, director of training

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 […]

Stories | 07.06.21

Supporting Addiction Recovery through Art Therapy

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.

In the Media | 04.09.21

Vancouver Graduate Discusses Racial Trauma Counselling on Canadian News Outlets

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.  

In the Media | 03.20.21

Chicago Campus Graduate Discusses the Use of Art Therapy to Express Grief

Chicago Campus graduate, Lauren Wozniak, M.A. ’17, shares how art therapy can help people process grief on ABC7 News.

Stories | 03.11.21

Standing Up Against Violence Toward Asian Americans

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.

In the Media | 01.13.21

Chicago Campus Students Featured by American Art Therapy Association

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.  

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