American Art Therapy Association

American Art Therapy Association


The American Art Therapy Association’s Mission

The American Art Therapy Association, Inc. (Association) is an organization of professionals dedicated to the belief that making art is healing and life enhancing. Its mission is to serve its members and the general public by providing standards of professional competence, and developing and promoting knowledge in, and of, the field of art therapy. Adopted April 2008

Flexible Media Releases


Art Therapy Advocacy
This campaign features content that focuses on advocacy efforts, through events,legislation, or otherwise, that further the profession of art therapy.

Supporting Military and Veterans
Art therapy is widely accepted and used as an effective and needed treatment for returning military personnel suffering from PTSD and TBI.

Art Therapy in the News
A collection of the latest stories and information about Art Therapy

Art Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Stories and items that are about art therapy and individuals on the autism spectrum.

Art Therapy with Children
Content regarding the practice of Art Therapy with Children

Art Therapy: Bridging Cultural Terrains
The American Art Therapy hosts the premier annual conference in the field. The event, scheduled for July 8-12, Minneapolis has an expected attendance...
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