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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michiganarttherapy@gmail.com

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Clawson, MI

9 hours ago

Michigan Association of Art Therapy

Play Therapy Conference in February! 🙂Look who's coming to teach at the Michigan Association for Play Therapy Annual Conference February 15-16! Two full days of training with Paris Goodyear-Brown. Give Self Esteem Shop a call (800-251-8336) and we'll hand deliver your order to you at the conference. Hope to see you there! For more information about the conference visit bit.ly/2Bs0I1H ... See MoreSee Less

Play Therapy Conference in February! :)

Art Therapist self care in the U.K...This is "How Art Heals: Integrating Practice and Research | Prof Shaun McNiff | London Art Therapy Centre | 22 Sept 2018" by Arttherapy Centre on Vimeo,… ... See MoreSee Less

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Lovely !

Thank you Shaun! You will always be right there with me! I am teaching so many others to trust the process learn to feel good saying their name 20 different ways😁

Awesome!

1 week ago

Michigan Association of Art Therapy

Unfired tiles from November 2018 Pewabic workshop ... See MoreSee Less

Unfired tiles from November 2018 Pewabic workshop

These are snapshots of what an art therapy session can be like... Adding to the concluding statement by the male commentator, that yes, making art has all these wonderful benefits but having a credentialed art therapist processing with the client is paramount for benefiting from the psychotherapeutic components.

The Science Of
Does making art make you happier? This week on Science of Happiness, Julian investigates positive art therapy with a special guest.
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Agreed about a credentialed professional. But a lot of emotions came up during this "session." What follow-up was there to address those emotions and sensations? This film always has troubled me for that reason.

3 weeks ago

Michigan Association of Art Therapy

Alison Maples, MA, LLPC, Art Therapist, is a graduate of Wayne State University with a Masters of Art in Counseling and Art Therapy. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Ceramics and in Art History from the University of Toledo. She has recently opened Maples Creative Counseling in Milford Michigan and is accepting new clients for in office and video therapy sessions. Alison is both the Ethics Chairman for Michigan Association of Art Therapists and the Delegate for the Assembly of Chapters for the American Art Therapy Association. Alison currently lives in Hazel Park Michigan and Toledo Ohio and loves all puppies, playing video games, swimming, and performing. ... See MoreSee Less

Alison Maples, MA, LLPC, Art Therapist, is a graduate of Wayne State University with a Masters of Art in Counseling and Art Therapy. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Ceramics and in Art History from the University of Toledo. She has recently opened Maples Creative Counseling in Milford Michigan and is accepting new clients for in office and video therapy sessions. Alison is both the Ethics Chairman for Michigan Association of Art Therapists and the Delegate for the Assembly of Chapters for the American Art Therapy Association. Alison currently lives in Hazel Park Michigan and Toledo Ohio and loves all puppies, playing video games, swimming, and performing.

1 month ago

Michigan Association of Art Therapy

One of our original (one of a kind) postcards that will be sent to Michigan legislators. ... See MoreSee Less

One of our original (one of a kind) postcards that will be sent to Michigan legislators.

 

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The written portion on the other side does specifically address art therapy and our goals (as this side ended up having space constraint issues). These are being sent to our representatives who have been in support of our current bill for legislation and were successful in their reelection efforts. Thank you for your valuable input and concern for properly representing the field Cathy! 🙂

Just a suggestion, but please say "Art Therapy Heals." And something about why art therapists are necessary to the equation.

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