2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalog

GEXTH 6020 Music, Imagery and Psychotherapy

An introduction to the relationship(s) of psychodynamic therapies, visualization, and creative arts therapy. Didactics are presented in traditional clinical practices (western) to include analytic thought, behavioral medicine, gestalt, recovery models, and systems theory, as well as non-western healing traditions, energy medicine, breath work, meditation, etc. Pragmatic applications of creative art therapy techniques are integrated throughout this course with special attention given to psychoacoustics.