Art Therapy Workshops

Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon

Art Therapy Workshops at Marylhurst

Considering art therapy as a possible career option? Marylhurst’s workshops are an excellent opportunity for you to try a course or two. A background in psychology and the art form are the only prerequisites. You will learn from experienced, practicing therapists in the Portland area, and explore the expressive therapies in a comfortable and creative way.

Continuing Education Credit

Most workshops may be taken as Continuing Education Credit (CE). One CE equals 10 contact hours of Continuing Education Credit.

Marylhurst University has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 4465.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Marylhurst University is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

How to register for Continuing Education (CE):

  1. Apply online as a Nondegree Applicant.
  2. Fill out the registration form using the course number “0” (e.g., AT 075) then fax or bring the form to the Registrar’s office (located on the main floor of the B.P. John Administrative Building).


The cost of CE is $175 per workshop.
(Graduate students in a degree program should register for the 500-level class and will pay the usual tuition rate.)

Art Therapy Workshops:

Movies, Ethics & Mental Health  |  October 6 – 7

This continuing education workshop presents a focused topic related to art therapy theory and practice. Topics vary from term to term.
Learn more & register.

Interpersonal Neurobiology of ADD / ADHD |  October 20 – 21, 2017

In this continuing education workshop for licensed professionals, you’ll examine best clinical practices for ADD/ADHD and how they support brain science information. 
Learn more and register.

Art Therapy and Group Work  |  November 3 – 4, 2017

In this continuing education workshop on group therapeutic art, you’ll explore ways to use art to bring a group together.
Learn more and register.

Understanding Children’s Art  |  January 19 – 20, 2017

In this continuing education workshop on group therapeutic art, you’ll explore develop an understanding of what can be learned about children through looking at their artwork. 
Learn more and register.

The Dance of Relationship  |  February 9 – 10, 2017

In this continuing education workshop, you’ll study the nonverbal aspects of relationship and communication while considering dance movement therapy concepts that have application to interpersonal relationship. As a participant you will study the meaning of movement in human interaction and explore styles of relating. Learn more and register.



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