OATA 2023 Conference Retreat and AGM Art Gallery of Burlington, October 20/21st 2023
A Call for Proposals
OATA was founded in 1978, which means we’ve represented art therapists for 45 years! We are excited about gathering in person, to honour our roots, as well as plant seeds of growth and change that advance our profession, too. Our theme Peer to Peer: The Nature of Well- Being invites you to submit session presentations of relevance and relational interest to the art therapy community.
Send your proposal form (linked below) to Susan Beniston Chair of Education at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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What is Art Therapy
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Review the licensed art therapists in Ontario for diverse populations and needs. Organized by geographical regions and areas of specialization.
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.
Please, take a few minutes to answer this important survey. Results (to date) will be presented at the AGM on November 6 2022.
Become a member
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.