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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 Presents at National Conference

Greg Crosby, art therapy counseling faculty, will lead a workshop on cognitive behavioral group therapy at the American Group Psychotherapy Association national conference in Boston in March 2014.

Sharon Evers Provides 'Colorful Therapy'

Art therapy alum Sharon Evers and her organization, Face in the Mirror Counseling, coordinated an art therapy project at an assisted living care facility - resulting in a mural that now graces the residents' dining area.

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May 17, 2014

Art Therapy Counseling Programs Information Session

You are invited to meet members of the Art Therapy Counseling faculty and learn more about the MA in Art Therapy Counseling program at Marylhurst U...

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June 13, 2014

Hooding Ceremonies: Master's Degree Candidates

The Hooding Ceremony provides a special focus on advanced degree candidates and their accomplishments. Each graduate department will organize a h...

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