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Our alumni have experienced great success in the workforce. At the time of our June 2011 graduation, eight of our 18 graduates from the art therapy counseling program had found or been offered employment. Others gained employment within a few months.

Due to its rigorous coursework, intensive fieldwork experience and dual credentialing in art therapy and professional counseling, the art therapy counseling program prepares you to be competitive in the career marketplace.

As a graduate of the Marylhurst art therapy counseling program, you are prepared to work with people of all ages in a variety of settings, such as community mental health clinics, therapeutic schools, residential and day treatment programs, hospitals, correctional treatment settings and nursing homes.

Some organizations at which our graduates have received jobs:

  • The Salvation Army's White Shield Center
  • Lutheran Community Services
  • Luke-Dorf, Inc.
  • Oregon State Hospital
  • Lifeline Connections
  • Cedar Hills Hospital
  • Center for Enriched Living
  • Domestic Violence Resource Center
  • Way Will Open
  • Lifeworks NW
  • Sequoia Mental Health
  • Washington County Juvenile Department

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Greg Crosby Trains Group Therapists

Greg Crosby, art therapy and human sciences faculty, taught a one-day course at the American Group Psychotherapy Association's national conference in San Francisco in February 2015.

Elsbeth Knott Presents at AATA Conference

Art therapy counseling alum Elsbeth Knott will present Art Therapy for a Traumatized Adolescent with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the American Art Therapy Association's national conference in July 2015.

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July 25, 2015

Graduate Programs Information Session

Learn about Marylhurst's graduate degree programs. We offer master's degrees in: Applied Pastoral Theology, Art Therapy Counseling, Business Admin...

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August 01, 2015 – August 02, 2015

ArtBurst NorthWest at Marylhurst University

ArtBurst NorthWest, formerly the West Linn Fine Arts Festival, has evolved into a high-quality juried art show and festival, a thriving community e...

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