Your professional education in expressive arts  therapy begins here.

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EGS Phd Prep

The EGS Ph.D. Program is for those students who already have completed a master’s degree in human services or fine arts. In order to apply to EGS, the student needs to have had some arts based training or may obtain this training through the Institute.

For those who wish to do the Institute Expressive Arts training, the San Diego portion is similar to the master’s level training. The CAGS acceptance is based upon the academic admission requirements of EGS, along with the student’s demonstrated facility in expressive arts modalities and familiarity with expressive arts theories.

The EGS CAGS requires two low residency 22 day summers, in Switzerland. Students wishing to pursue the PhD must first complete the CAGS, then make a proposal of a dissertation topic to an approved advisor. 

“Inspired. Inspirational. Judith coaxes the soul into being when she teaches. Being her student was nothing less than life changing."

Online FREE Info Sessions

Get your questions answered and your curiosities about our program confirmed in a free 1 hour Zoom information session on Expressive Arts careers in Education, Therapy, Coaching and Consulting.

Online Course

Introduction to Expressive Arts Therapy & Coaching

Facilitators Judith Greer Essex, Ph.D. & Wes Chester, MA, CAGS use their 50+ years combined experience to help you rediscover dance, music, drama visual art and poetry as resources for living a richer, more rewarding life. Live like you mean it!

expressive arts therapy intro course

Your professional education in expressive arts therapy begins here!