Continue your professional and scholarly growth in the field of Expressive Therapies, while gaining the skills and experience necessary to advance your career.
Candidates who hold a Master of Arts in Expressive Therapies degree, or a closely related degree, may pursue a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study. This 36-credit certificate option is for experienced professionals who wish to expand their clinical work, continue their personal artistic work, engage in scholarly reflection, and enhance research skills.
The program blends specific training in the uses of different expressive therapy modalities, as well as a strong understanding of philosophical foundations and theory. Participants study the principles and practices of the various modalities of art therapy, dance therapy, music therapy and psychodrama. A strong emphasis is placed on research and critical inquiry.
Assistant Professor of Expressive Therapies, Director of Field Training
Expressive Arts Therapy
Ph.D. in Expressive Therapies
Graduate Certificate in Expressive Therapies
Graduate Certificate in the Arts in Health
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Expressive Therapies
Programs of Study
Frequently Asked Questions
Expressive Therapies Research Center
Continuing Education and Professional Development
Expressive Therapies Division
888.LESLEY.U / 617.349.8300
Request more information
Schedule a campus visit
Get your application started today!
Come hear how our Expressive Therapies programs prepare you to use different art modalities in clinical, educational, and human service settings.
Sign up for an information session today!