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  • Warren Neidich

    Aug 28| Lectures
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    Warren Neidich is a Berlin and Los Angeles based post-conceptual artist, theorist and writer who explores the interfaces between cultural production, brain research and cognitive capitalism. “Art Before Philosophy not After”. His interdisciplinary works combines photographic, video, internet downloads, scotch tape  and noise installations.

    www.warrenneidich.com

  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Counseling Services

 
 
 
The Art of Wellness

Student Counseling Services supports the mission of Otis College of Art and Design by providing counseling services, training opportunities, mental health outreach, and co-curricular activities designed to enhance students' academic and artistic lives.

 

Counseling
           Individual Counseling
           Relationship/Couples Counseling
           Pre-Marriage & Marriage Counseling
           Bereavement Support

Awareness Events
          National Depression Screening Day (October)
          National Eating Disorders Screening Program (February)
          National Alcohol Screening Day (April)

Group Counseling
           Support Groups

Referrals
           Evaluations and Medication Referrals
           Referrals For Community Services & Support Groups

Screenings, Assessments, and Testing
          Beck Depression, Anxiety, Hopelessness, and Suicide Scales
          ADD/HD and Learning Disabilities Screenings
          Substance Use & Abuse Screenings & Referrals
          Testing for Academic & College Adjustment Issues
          Test Anxiety

 

Getting Started

Prior to your first counseling appointment, you will be asked to fill out a Intake Form (PDF). For your convenience, you may download it, print it out, and bring it to your first appointment.

If you wish to have your therapist speak to someone to coordinate treatment, you will need to complete a Request to Release Confidential Information (PDF).

We want to be sure you are getting the most out of your counseling experience, and would appreciate it if you would complete an Evaluation Form (PDF) and return it to our office (104A).

 

 

CRISIS HELP

If you are in crisis, or are experiencing a psychological emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest emergency room.

 

Student Counseling Services Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30am-5:00pm (except academic holidays and breaks)

Location

Goldsmith Campus Ahmanson Hall (first floor)

Contact

Fred L. Barnes, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Director of Student Counseling Services
(310) 665-6968
flbarnes@otis.edu

Farrah Mirzaee, M.A.

Administrative Assistant
(310) 846-2639
fmirzaee@otis.edu