Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

ARTH 6520 Symbolism & Metaphor in AT

This course reviews creativity, symbolism, metaphor, and artistic language as it relates to the practice of Art Therapy with individuals, groups, and communities of diverse cultures. The role of symbolism in psychopathology, mental health, assessment, and treatment is examined. Symbolic language and metaphor is studied in order to develop and enhance a deeper understanding of inner experience.