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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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Elsbeth Knott Presents at AATA Conference

Art therapy counseling alum Elsbeth Knott will present Art Therapy for a Traumatized Adolescent with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the American Art Therapy Association's national conference in July 2015.

Annette Shore Talks about Art Therapy and Veterans

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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April 16, 2015

Graduate Programs Information Session

Learn about Marylhurst's graduate degree programs. We offer master's degrees in: Applied Pastoral Theology, Art Therapy Counseling, Business Admin...

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