Meet Joseph Scarce
Assistant Professor, Art Therapy
Phone: (813) 257-3206
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
2001 The University of Tampa, B.A.
2003 Marywood University, M.A.-A.T.
2011 Argosy University, M.A.
Introduction to Art Therapy
Arts in Health
Art Form and Idea
Art Therapy with Children and Adolescents
Art Therapy with Adults
Applications for Health and Wellness Professionals
Ethics and Professional Issues in Art Therapy
Art Therapy Practicum
Art Therapy Senior Seminar and Exhibition
Joseph Scarce, a doctoral candidate, is a registered board-certified art therapist, a registered mental health counselor intern, and a marriage and family intern with the state of Florida. Scarce's research focuses on the art therapists' experience making art with clients. Scarce has worked with many populations providing art therapy including adult and children psychiatric, medical hospitals, teen residential treatment centers, foster care placement homes, assisted living facilities, adult substance abuse populations and families in community mental health settings.
Scarce is the advisor to The University of Tampa Healing Arts club and has provided opportunities for art therapy students to become involved in the therapeutic arts and wellness for UT campus wide events and to the surrounding Tampa Bay community. Some of these events and exhibitions include the following:
- The University of Tampa Energii Festival arts and wellness creative expression for UT students
- Hillsborough County Spring Break Camp for children with developmental delays through the Scarfone/Hartley Gallery
- The Florida Art Therapy Association and Art2Action Symposium focusing on arts in the military
- PARC: Providing Advocacy and Recognizing Disabilities, the Florida Imagined Exhibition