Eco-Art Course Offered Online

Posted on August 31, 2012 by Amy Lenzo

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Would you like to feel as good in your daily life as you do when you spend time outside or with a pet? Learn how you can create moments that let Earth teach.

Dr. Theresa Sweeney, pioneer of Eco-Art therapy, author and Dean of the Applied Ecopsychology program at Akamai University, has launched a new online accredited class and certification program in Eco-Art Therapy, a scientifically proven way of restoring balance, deepening connection, and adding more joy and meaning to one’s life and the lives of others.

In the program she introduces fun, practical art and nature activities that anyone can use and teach to increase personal, social and environmental well being. You do not need to be an artist to take the class… It is not about learning art skills, but rather uses the creative process of art-making as a tool for expanding awareness and accessing your innate natural intelligence. Certification contributes potent extra benefits to any therapy, profession or healing practice. CEU credit is also available through Portland State University.

For more information see or email Dr. Sweeney at keleka (at) frontiernet (dot) net.

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Dr. Theresa Sweeney is an experienced Eco-Art Therapist, educator, artist and author of Owl Winks and Forest Songs – Finding Wellness in Nature’s Wisdom. Her interest is on infusing traditional psychology with nature-based practical learning and art. She works to promote self-knowledge and growth through a unique set of experiential art and nature activities, which she developed and continues to refine. She is Dean of the Applied Ecopsychology Department at Akamai University, Hilo, Hawaii, and offers CEU credit on online accredited certification in Eco-Art Therapy. She writes a column about the art of nature-connecting in the journal Stone Voices.

What Others Are Saying

  1. Elizabeth Wyatt November 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm


    I would like more extensive information about your course in Eco-Art Therapy. My undergraduate degree is in Two-Dimensional Art and I have extensive training in ceramics and Natural Science Illustration as well.

    Thanks ahead of time for any information you can share.


  2. Theresa Sweeney October 23, 2013 at 10:02 am

    Hi Elizabeth, Hoo-boy – I just saw this comment. I see its a whole year old! So Sorry – I was never alerted. Anyhow, if you are still interested in taking a class in EcoArt therapy you can visit to learn more and email me directly from there. Thanks! Hope all is well. Theresa

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