The Seed Field
The Seed Field
Nov 16, 2021
Art Therapy Can Provide Healing Beyond Words
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Words are powerful tools to express emotion and experience—but they have their limits. This is a problem for therapists who engage with their clients primarily by talking, however, using art in a therapeutic context enables a different kind of exploration and communication. In this episode, two practitioners and professors of art therapy, Amy Morrison and Beth Donahue, discuss the history of this therapeutic modality, its potential to reach people excluded by more conventional therapies, and also how the new online therapist training program they just launched has made this profession more accessible than ever. 

Click here to find out more information about the online MA in Art Therapy and Clinical Mental Health Counseling program Amy and Beth created. 

You can learn more about Amy Morrison or Beth Donahue on the Antioch website. 

Recorded November 3, 2021 via Riverside.fm. Released November 16, 2021. 

The Seed Field Podcast is produced by Antioch University.

The Seed Field Podcast’s host is Jasper Nighthawk, and its editor is Lauren Instenes. Special thanks for this episode goes to Karen Hamilton and Melinda Garland for their contributions.

For information about this and past episodes and to access a full transcript, visit theseedfield.org. To get updates and be notified about future episodes, follow Antioch University on Facebook.

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