Art Therapy & Counseling Program

The EVMS Graduate Art Therapy and Counseling Program is a rigorous academic program based in growth oriented and reflective classroom, studio, community and clinical experiences.  

EVMS' program is unique in that it is part of a thriving medical and health professions campus, offering students opportunities for interpersonal collaboration that builds skills needed to be part of a multifaceted team of providers. We have been preparing world class art therapists who are culturally responsive, community-involved, ethical professionals with successful careers for over 40 years.


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Call for Artwork

The Graduate Art Therapy and Counseling Program and the GATCP Class of 2018, in collaboration with Norfolk State University's Graduate Program in Visual Studies are sponsoring an interprofessional art exhibit called Reflections on the Human Condition. All EVMS, and NSU students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to submit original artwork for the show.

Entries must be two-dimensional, no bigger than 24” x 36” and weigh no more than 30lbs. The focus of the art should be experiences with health and sickness, either from a personal, research, or caregiver perspective. Submissions applications are available here .  The entry deadline is Friday, January 19, 2018.

Selected artwork will be displayed in the show’s opening reception Thursday, February 1, 2018, in Lester Hall 104.






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