Art Therapy Faculty – M.A.

Faculty: Master of Art in Art Therapy Counseling at Marylhurst

Meet the Marylhurst Art Therapy Counseling faculty who are experienced clinical practitioners and board certified registered art therapists. Contributing their unique experience serving diverse populations, faculty lead students through coursework in cross-cultural counseling, art therapy media & methods, psychopathology, group dynamics, research methods, family and couples therapy. Students benefit from small class sizes and continuous faculty support throughout the program and practicum placements.

 

Mary Andrus, Marylhurst University

Mary directs the Art Therapy Counseling Program at Marylhurst, is an active member of the Art Therapy Licensure Task Force, supports an art therapy practice in Chicago and is currently in her last year completing her Professional Doctorate in Art Therapy at Mount Mary University. Read more… 

Greg Crosby, Marylhurst University

Greg Crosby has seved the Marylhurst community since 1980 and is a sought after trainer in community mental health and managed care organizations, residential treatment, drug and alcohol prisons and within continuing education. When not teaching, Greg maintains a private practice in therapy supervision, Adult ADHD and life transitions. Greg has authored several articles and manuals about group therapy and is in the 2012 Wiley text book, Handbook of Group Psychotherapy, edited by Klineberg. His new co-authored book with Tonya Lippert is Transforming ADHD. Read more…

Adam Graves is a board certified art therapist and National Certified Counselor. As an Assistant Professor, Adam contributes his clinical art therapy experience working with children, adolescents, and families to classroom discussion and experiential learning opportunities. Read more about Adam’s contributions at Marylhurst University and the research he is leading. Read more…

Maria Brignola is Program Director for Senior Psychiatric Services at Providence Milwaukie Hospital and has served as an adjunct faculty at Marylhurst University for 25 years. With extensive knowledge of strategic administration and experience counseling diverse populations, Maria is committed to delivering dynamic, experiential, and engaging learning activities to promote personal and professional development.  Read more… 

Beth Ann Short, Art Therapy, Class of 1999, Marylhurst University

Beth Ann Short holds a Masters in Art Therapy from Marylhurst University and is a board certified Art Therapist. Short co-founded the100th Monkey Studio, an open studio where she provides art therapy, fine art education and a creative community for artists and clinicians. As an adjunct faculty member and clinical supervisor, Short contributes her experience in private practice and work in community mental health serving youth and families in foster care and juvenile justice situations. Read more…

An alumni of Marylhurst University, Heather Jefferies is back working as an adjunct faculty member and clinical supervisor for the Art Therapy Counseling program. Heather contributes more than 20 years’ experience working with vulnerable populations, including those who have experienced abuse, trauma, and addictions. Read more…

Sally Giles is a clinical supervisor and adjunct faculty member within the Marylhurst Art Therapy Counseling master’s program. As a practicing art therapist and counselor, Sally contributes specialties in aging and bereavement to classroom discussion and experiential learning opportunities for students. Read more…

Marylhurst faculty, art therapist patricia hudson

Patty is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). She has been working as a counselor in the KEY Therapeutic Behavior Program since 2014, and began supervising art therapy counselor interns in 2015. She has worked in public schools and public colleges for over ten years. As a former Behavioral Health Counselor with an EAP, she provided individual, marital, and family counseling services to diverse groups. In addition, she volunteered as a mental health therapist with the Returning Veterans Project of Oregon. Read more…

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