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CATX 535 Creativity, Symbolism, and Metaphor in Art Therapy and Counseling 3.0 Credits

This course will provide students with the opportunity to integrate an understanding of the historical antecedents and ongoing conceptual development of the field, an overview of approaches and theory from related fields, the continuum of art therapy practice, and the development of art therapy as a distinct therapeutic profession. Included is the opportunity to apply knowledge of creativity, symbolism, metaphor, and artistic language to the practice of art therapy. Readings, case examples, and discussions will address creativity, symbolism, and metaphor in the art therapy treatment of individuals, groups, and communities of diverse cultures.

College/Department: College of Nursing Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC.