What is Art Therapy?

Art Therapy combines visual art and psychotherapy in a creative process using the created image as a foundation for self-exploration and under-standing. Learn more

Become a Member

Art Therapy requires specialized academic and professional training at post-graduate level. Art therapists are encouraged to register with the BCATA. Choose a Membership Level

Find an Art Therapist

The BCATA provides professional registration for art therapists in British Columbia which entitles them to use BCATR after their name.View BCATA Art Therapist Directory

Members Area

BCATA online renewals open April 15th to June 7th, 2014. All members must update their own directory information as needed.

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BCATA Mission

The British Columbia Art Therapy Association (BCATA) was founded in 1978 to foster the professional development of Art Therapy in British Columbia. The Association acts as a provincial voice governing the standards and practice of the profession and its practitioners.


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