May 27, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Therapy and Counseling, MS


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Admission

This program maintains an admission process unique to the program. Prospective students are encouraged to review the admission  requirements in order to best prepare themselves for a successful future at EVMS.

Academic Calendar

This program maintains an academic calendar unique to the program that includes exam schedules. All students are encouraged to review the academic calendar  in order to be successful at EVMS.

Tuition and Fees Process

This program maintains a tuition and fees process unique to the program. All students are encouraged to review the tuition and fees process  in order to best prepare themselves for a successful future at EVMS.

Curriculum


Our faculty members are talented educators and dedicated scholars, who have been elected to state and national leadership positions in the Virginia Art Therapy Association and the American Art Therapy Association.

Through our faculty members’ teaching methods, students in our 61.5 credit hour, two-year program engage with the elements of art therapy practice and the research that leads to improved care. Our instruction focuses on collaborative and experiential learning, reflecting on learning and applying those lessons to internships and clinical work.

Course Sequence - 1st Year


Note

*Optional coursework for graduation; required for licensure

***Degree requires (1) credit Capstone; may be completed in the Fall or Spring of 2nd year

Course Sequence - 2nd Year


Total Requirement: 60.5 - 69.5 Credit Hours


Faculty and Staff


Program Director
Mary R. Roberts, PhD, LPC-ACS, ATR-BC, ATCS, Associate Professor

Program Staff
Kiera S. Dorsey

Faculty
Matthew G. Bernier, MCAT, ATR-BC, Associate Professor

Eileen K. Douglas, PhD, LPC, ATR-BC, Assistant Professor

Tim A. Sanderson, MD, ATR, Assistant Professor

Part-time Faculty
Erin E. Blair, MA, ATR, Teacher

Alex E. Dryden, PsyD, LPC, ATR-BC, Teacher 

Eleanor Lampell, MS, ATR-BC, LPC, Teacher

Laura Silzle Maloney, ATR-BC, LPC, LMFT, Teacher 

Edward S. Powers, MS, ATR-BC, Teacher

Joselyn Spence, MS, LPC,ATR-BC

Geoffrey A. Thompson, PhD, ATR-BC, LCAT, Teacher 

 

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