MAAT works to provide educational opportunities in art therapy, to promote public awareness of the field of art therapy and the therapeutic use of art by publicizing research and maintaining standards of clinical practice.

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May 18, 2019
Photos from Michigan Association of Art Therapy's post

Tonight, we were thrilled to co-host Bruce Moon at Wayne State (in conjunction SMATA). Bruce was warm, funny and gave on a wonderful performance! Thanks to the participating MAAT and SMATA members for all your hard work to make this happen!

May 17, 2019
Grant Focuses on Inclusion and Affirmation for Transgender Youth

Grant from the HOPE Fund provides the tools needed by transgender youth so they will be empowered, supported and validated as they transition to their authentic lives.

May 14, 2019

A visual analogy of bereavement...

'You don't get over grief, you just learn to have it as part of your life.'

This analogy of how we deal with bereavement is spot on.

May 13, 2019
New England Art Therapy Association (NEATA)

Good for you NEATA!!

NEATA testified at the State House in front of the Joint Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee in support of an independent art therapy bill!!! Thank you to Senator @ddizoglio for sponsoring the bill. Thank you to Jessica Nora Cohen for drafting the bill and to the NEATA Legislative Committee for all its subsequent work! What an experience! @ State House

May 12, 2019
Trauma-Informed Practice

Trauma and tolerance...

New infographic on Window of Tolerance...

May 12, 2019
American Art Therapy Association

This coming Friday... Bruce Moon will be coming to Wayne State!

As art therapy students across the US are graduating and entering the field as new art therapists, words of advice to remember from AATA Honorary Life Member (HLM) Dr. Bruce Moon: #AATA50th

May 11, 2019
Best Children's Books About Mental Health | Child Mind Institute

Happy early Mother's Day to everyone!

From a hedgehog too anxious to go ice skating to a puppy who can’t make his letters come out right, children’s books address many emotional, behavioral and learning challenges kids face. These books help kids name and understand feelings and experiences they may be struggling with. At the Child ...

May 11, 2019
American Art Therapy Association

Dementia and art therapy...

Suzanne DuFour, Art Therapist and New Jersey Art Therapy Association President Elect is featured in this news piece:

April 27, 2019
What Do Migrant Kids See When They Visualize 'Home'?

The need to create can make sense in despair....

A new exhibit in El Paso showcases the art created by children detained in a massive border encampment of migrants near the Mexican border.

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