Enhance wellness through creativity and mind/body integration.
Explore the principles and practices of art, dance/movement, drama, music therapy, and expressive arts therapy. Discover how these disciplines can be integrated into clinical work and build on your current professional practice.
As you investigate the capacity of the human imagination to reveal solutions to complex problems, expand your understanding of how creativity can be applied to help individuals, families, and communities achieve transformation and growth. Studying with our acclaimed faculty, build your understanding of how the arts can be applied therapeutically for mental, emotional, and spiritual health. And learn how expressive therapies disciplines can be integrated into clinical, educational, and community work.
In this 5-course, 15-credit graduate certificate program, you’ll study the principles and practices of expressive therapies, discover how these skills can be integrated into work with diverse populations, and gain new techniques and strategies for effecting positive change. Choose from a range of electives that directly relate to your professional interests, and complete the program while working full-time. Gain the knowledge and experience needed to embed the arts and creativity into your current professional practice.
If you’re interested in becoming a licensed clinical counselor accredited in an expressive arts modality, explore our 60-credit on-campus or low-residency master’s degree programs.