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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July 15, 2019

Monday words of wisdom! 🙂

July 11, 2019
Art therapy program helps cancer patients stay positive

Art Therapy program for cancer patients in Flint Michigan, led by Erin Keith, M.Ed, ATR

FLINT, Mich. - Art and cancer. The two are coming together in a pretty incredible way at McLaren Flint. “Sometimes it’s about getting the pain out and sometimes it’s about getting the joy out too,” said Lisa Hayward. With each scribble in her notebook, Hayward finds comfort.....

July 10, 2019
Healing with Art

It's difficult to care of others if you're unable to care for your own needs...

July 9, 2019
Pontiac Arts Commission

Art Show Submissions in Pontiac!

July 9, 2019

Peer reviewed study of art therapy and adults with trauma.

July 7, 2019
Children’s Drawings and Detention at the Border

The story of trauma for migrant children...

Every child's drawing tells a unique story of trauma.

July 6, 2019
Florida Art Therapy Association

From Art Therapy Credentials Board

July 3, 2019

When utilizing an art therapist or any creative arts therapist for that matter, make sure they're working within their scope of practice. A credentialed art therapist must have at least a Master's Degree, hundreds of hours of supervision and after completing their hours, applying for their ATR (Registered Art Therapist). From there, they can further their credentials by taking a national exam through the credentials board (ATCB) to become board certified (ATR-BC).

Art Therapy is a specialized profession:
Creative Arts Therapy Certifications require at least a Masters degree, supervision, practicum/internships and graduate level courses.

July 1, 2019
Victory in Connecticut: Art Therapy License Enacted - American Art Therapy Association

Hooray Connecticut!!

We are proud to announce that a distinct art therapy license has been enacted in Connecticut! This license will go a long way in protecting the people of Connecticut, providing assurance that practitioners presenting as art therapists are qualified, and expanding access to art therapy services throu...

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