The Post-Master's Credential only track in Art Therapy is offered to applicants who currently have a Master's Degree in a related mental health field (Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychiatric Nursing, Addictions Counseling).
Post-Masters Training - 36 credits
Adler requirements 6 cr
511 Intro to Adlerian Psychology
515 Lifestyle Analysis
Art Therapy Core Content Areas 24 cr
551 Foundations of Art Therapy
552 Art Therapy Child & Adols
553 Group Art Therapy
555 Art Therapy Assessments
556 Art Therapy Studio: Media Explorations
557 Art therapy w/Special Populations
558 Multicultural Art Therapy
559 Family Art therapy
Fieldwork 6 Cr (non-licensed)
957 Practicum in Art Therapy (1 Cr) 100 hours of Practicum Minimum of 10 hours of supervision
598 Individual Supervision (.5 Cr)
958 Internship in Art therapy (4.5 Cr) 600 hours of Internship of which 350 hours art therapy direct client contact with 60 hours of supervision
Fieldwork 6 Cr (Mental Health licensed)
958 Internship in Art therapy (5.5 Cr) 700 hours of Internship of which 350 hours art therapy direct client contact with 70 hours of supervision
Art Therapy Registration (ATR)
2000 hours of direct art therapy client contact
200 hours of supervision of which 100 hours must be by an ATR\ATR-BC
Board Certification (BC)
Successful completion of BC Exam after ATR is granted
Practicum in Art Therapy
Internship in Art Therapy
Individual Clinical Instruction
For Field Experience forms, click HERE.
Craig Balfany, ATR-BCArt Therapy Program Directorcraig.firstname.lastname@example.org
Master's Degree in a related mental health field.
18 credits (27 quarter hour) in studio arts that must include Drawing, Painting and Clay work.
Interview and presentation of an art portfolio (15-20 images).
Ev Haas, MADirector of Admissions612email@example.com
Send application items to:
Enter your email address to sign up for our e-newsletter:
Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn
Google+ | Youtube
1550 East 78th StreetRichfield, MN 55423Map and Directions
Phone: 612-861-7554 | Fax: 612-861-7559Emergency calls after 5:00 pm, 612-767-7049
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgRequest Information
© 2014 Adler Graduate School. All Rights Reserved.