ARTH 6271. Art Psychotherapy and Trauma I: Theory and Approaches to Treatment. 0-3 Credits.
Introduction and overview of theory, practice, and treatment related to complex, trauma-related problems; psychobiology of traumatic stress, impact of traumatic stress on individuals, and specific treatment modalities in clinical setting; somatic (body-based) and nonverbal (art and image-based) treatment modalities. Supervised treatment or observation of treatment of clients with trauma histories. Restricted to students in an art therapy program.