Drawing from your Mental Health Counseling - Art Therapy experience as a visual artist, discover art making’s potential to help others gain self-awareness and understanding. Through our art therapy program, study to promote healing through drawing, painting, sculpting, and other media. Train alongside world-recognized faculty in a national hub for mental health practice and research, and spend 1,150 hours in the field fostering well-being in individuals, families, and communities.
At Lesley University, you’ll continue to explore your identity as an artist while developing as an art therapist. You will build the foundational skills and experiences needed to become a licensed mental health counselor. Working within our cross-disciplinary community, build your expertise in the therapeutic applications for art making, while finding opportunities to collaborate with students working in diverse artistic disciplines, from drama to music to writing.
As you train for a career in mental health counseling and art therapy, build an understanding of the science that underlies human behavior. Learn how to address the changing needs of human beings across the lifespan. Research the artistic, physical, cognitive, neurological, and social development of individuals. Infuse this science with creativity and compassion to help others come to a place of wholeness and wellness.
- Principles and Practices of Expressive Arts Therapy
- Orientation to Expressive Therapies
- Theories in Expressive Arts Therapy
- Group Counseling: Expressive Arts Therapy
- Expressive Arts Therapy Studio
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
We may review applications on a rolling basis after February 15 if space permits.
DisciplinesPsychology Counselling Psychology Art Education View 1318 other Masters in Psychology in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Official Transcripts
- Foreign Academic Credentials Evaluation
- 3 Letters of Recommendation
- English Language Proficiency
- Written Personal Statement
- Current Résumé
International35700 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 71400 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
National35700 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 71400 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.