OATA’s professional members in good standing, and who have been practising the act of art therapy for a minimum of 5 years, and who are registered psychotherapists with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), can now be grand-parented into our association as OATA Registered Art Therapists (OATR).
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What is Art Therapy
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What is Art Therapy?
Art Therapy employs art and other creative modalities to support an individual’s goals with in a therapeutic relationship. Art Therapists endorse the idea that the process of making art is inherently therapeutic and takes into consideration thoughts, feelings, behaviours and spirituality within the counselling process. Art Therapy can be used to explore issues of relationships, family, loss, life transitions, abuse, and development.
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Membership with the OATA is of interest to Art Therapists in practice, Art Therapy trainees and professionals in related fields; all of whom have an interest in maintaining high standards in Art Therapy and in receiving current information related to the field of Art Therapy.