This course emphasizes creativity and self-expression skills and development across a range of expressive arts areas with an emphasis on verbal and nonverbal processing skills through a psychoanalytic lens. Students are expected to display competence in leadership skills, debriefing (analysis and processing) skills, self-awareness, and critical thinking. This course aims to augment clinical skills while maintaining a process-oriented focus. The premise is that art and its modes of expression are a way to explore and support psychological transformation through the connection between creativity and health.
MT 451 is an approved Experiential course for Cap Core requirements.