Art Therapy Resources


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Art Therapy Association (AATA)

Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB)

Australian and New Zealand Arts Therapy Association (ANZATA)

British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT)

Expressive Arts Therapy Association Hong Kong (EATA HK)

Hong Kong Association of Art Therapists (HKAAT)

International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA)

National Coalition of Creative Arts Therapies Associations (NCCATA)

PROFESSIONAL NETWORKS

Art Therapy Alliance

International Art Therapy Exchange

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association

ATOL: Art Therapy OnLine

International Journal of Art Therapy (formerly Inscape: Journal of the British Association of Art Therapists)

Journal of Art for Life

The Arts in Psychotherapy

Book Publishers

Charles C. Thomas: Creative Therapies Catalog

Jessica Kingsley: Arts Therapies Catalog

Routledge: Creative and Expressive Arts Therapy Catalog

Shambhala: Art Therapy Catalog

* This list only represents the main publishers of creative and expressive arts therapy titles.

ADDITIONAL SITES OF INTEREST

Art of Empathy: This website contains art created by third year medical students during an art therapy workshop that I co-facilitated in order to foster self-awareness and promote empathy.

Art Therapy by Donna Betts, PhD, ATR-BC: information on assessments, autism, adoption, brain injury and eating disorders

Art Therapy Initiative (ATI): information on art therapy and political violence and international projects conducted by Debra Kalmanowitz and Bobby Lloyd

Expressive Therapies Summit: annual training opportunity on art, music, dance, drama, poetry and sandplay therapy

Focusing and Expressive Arts Institute: information and training opportunities on Eugene Gendlin’s Focusing approach integrated with expressive arts therapy as developed by Laury Rappaport

Open Studio Project: information on the community art therapy approach

The George Washington University Masters of Art in Art Therapy

The Hong Kong University Masters of Expressive Arts Therapy

Interviews with Art Therapists: This link will take you to the You Tube “Interviews AATA” channel. At the annual conference of the American Art Therapy Association in November 2008, art therapists were interviewed about their work, professional settings and clients.