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Master of Arts (MA) in Expressive Therapies: Art Therapy with a Specialization in Mental Health Counseling

Prepare for a career in which you will use the creative process of art making to positively influence the emotional, cognitive, and physical health of others.

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Expressive Therapies Information Sessions

Expressive Therapies Information SessionsOctober 31
November 14 & 24

10:00 a.m.
Learn more about Master’s degree and Certificate programs in Expressive Therapies. The Programs train students to use the different art modalities in clinical, educational and human service settings. Attend an information session to learn more »

How Art Benefits Older Adults

Art and Aging - How Creative Expression Can Benefit Older Adults
Lesley Professor Dr. Raquel Stephenson taps into the healing powers of art, and employs creative endeavors as a means of keeping the elderly connected and engaged with the world around them.

Alumni Spotlight: Jason Cruz, '97

"The key word in 'art therapy' is ART, so go make some!  Get your students, clients, communities to get out and make art, not just talk about it.  Healing is the process of making, of being creative."