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Laura Minato

Laura Minato

Department of Art Therapy Counseling
lminato@marylhurst.edu

Education

MA, Marylhurst University
BS, Western Oregon University

Classes Taught

Art Therapy in the Schools
Clinical Practice: Counseling Skills in Art Therapy Practice

About
Laura Minato is a board certified art therapist and a National Certified Counselor. Her work as an adjunct instructor for Marylhurst University started in 2001 and she has taught several different courses throughout the years. Laura has also been the child development specialist at Beavercreek Elementary School since 1996 where she has occasionally provided practicum and fieldwork supervision for Art Therapy Counseling graduate students. Past experience as a family therapist in residential and outpatient settings have influenced her counseling practice.

Laura is committed to educating others about art therapy through her facilitation of workshops and presentations throughout the community. She is a member of the American Art Therapy Association, the National Education Association, and the Oregon Education Association.

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Annette Shore, art therapy counseling faculty, was featured in an article about the benefits of expressive therapies for veterans in October 2014.

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Marion Flanary, art therapy alum, exhibits her paintings at Manic Moon and More in Spokane, Wash., where she also works as a spiritual counselor.

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January 24, 2015

Graduate Programs Information Session

Learn about Marylhurst's graduate degree programs. MA - Applied Pastoral Theology. MA - Art Therapy Counseling. MA - Interdisciplinary Studies. MA...

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February 21, 2015

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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