About the Art Therapy & Counseling Program

Art Therapy & Counseling faculty member Matthew Bernier with students in the studioThe EVMS Graduate Art Therapy and Counseling Program is a rigorous art, clinical and research-based program that has been educating art therapy professionals since 1973.

  • Approved by the American Art Therapy Association
  • Master of Science degree in art therapy and counseling
  • Two years of full-time study
  • 63 required credits
  • Four full-time faculty and community adjunct faculty
  • Experience with Standardized patients
  • Fully-stocked 2,000 square foot art studio available 24/7 on campus
  • Internship experiences with children, adolescents, and adults
  • Prepared to seek ATR and LPC licensure upon program completion (internship hours count towards supervised experience)
  • Art-making throughout the curriculum
  • View a video interview with faculty and students