N/NY-0106 - Archetypal Art Therapy: Exploring the PPAT, the Garden of Eden, and the Birth of Consciousness
This course explores the archetypal patterns inherent in the art intervention, Draw Yourself Picking an Apple from a Tree (PPAT), as it relates to the creation myth, The Garden of Eden and its mythic connection to the birth of consciousness as seen through a phenomenological and analytic psychology lens.
- Name at least two founding principles upon which analytic psychology and art therapy were founded as they relate to symbolic function.
- Identify three similarities between the art intervention, Draw Yourself Picking an Apple from a Tree (PPAT) and the archetypal story of The Garden of Eden as they relate to psychological process.
- Define and articulate how an archetype relates to imagery, myth, and psychological process.
Co-Founder, The Center for Psyche & the Arts, LLC
Michelle L. Dean, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, CGP is the co-founder of The Center for Psyche & the Arts, LLC (http://psychearts.org) and is an author, supervisor, and educator. She has several publications her credit, including the book, Using Art Media in Psychotherapy: Bringing the Power of Creativity to Practice. Her work has been recognized through many distinguished awards, including the prestigious Honorary Life Member Award from DVATA and AATA's 2015 Pearlie Roberson Award.