California Institute of Integral Studies
School of Professional Psychology and Health
Expressive Arts Therapy
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
MA in Counseling Psychology
Established in 1996, The MA rogram in Expressive Arts Therapy (EXA) takes a multi-arts or multimodal approach, integrating painting, drawing, sculpture, dance/movement, music, drama, ritual, poetry, and prose within therapeutic encounters.
Expressive arts therapists seek to build a compassionate, supportive, and culturally-sensitive relationship with clients. The expressive arts become the medium through which clients can explore and potentially transform emotional, social, spiritual, and relational issues; identify strengths; and experience new creative insights.
This three-year full-time program covers individual, group, couples, and family therapy, and includes a year-long practicum under the supervision of licensed mental health professionals who are also expressive arts therapists.
The training meets the educational requirements for California's Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) license and is also designed to meet the educational requirements to become a Registered Expressive Arts Therapist (REAT) with the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA).
Accreditation:Accredited by: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100 Alameda, CA 94501 (510) 748-9001 Fax: (510) 748-9797 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 60 semester units
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1030 USD
In State Tuition (per year): 20650 USD
Out State Tuition (per year): 20650 USD
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999