Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016

ARTH 3000 Principles of Art Therapy

This course offers a fundamental understanding of the theories and practice of Art Therapy. Art Therapy strategies, techniques, and approaches with various populations are examined. Consideration will be given to the theoretical components of Art Therapy as explored through classroom discussion, online discussion boards, creative piece assignments, and research papers. Individual and group art theraphy will be examined through a scope of cultural sensitivity. This course will develop a basic understanding of the role of the art therapist, the art Image, and Art Therapy as seen through psychotherapy and creativity as healing forces in the mental health professions.