Requirements for Becoming an Art Therapist – Education, Degrees, and Advice

art therapy requirements list

The following article should serve as a rough guideline/checklist for those people wanting to secure a professional art therapy job with proper certification, you are typically required to complete preparatory bachelor’s degree courses before being admitted to a Master’s Degree program, as determined by the AATA. In order to become a professional art therapist, you […]

Art Therapy Certification for Careers in the United States and Abroad

art therapy certification

Art therapy is an expanding field that is gaining more acceptance as a form of psychotherapy. With roots in both psychology and art, it is now governed by its own national and international associations. Professional art therapists are master’s level practitioners who don’t necessarily need certification to practice in the field. However, new art therapists […]

New Scholarship for Art Therapy Students

A new scholarship for students has been posted. For all our student readers and anyone that knows a student, the scholarship was sent to us by the Society for the Arts in Healthcare. A brief overview is below. Purpose To offer an annual scholarship to one Society for the Arts in Healthcare undergraduate, graduate, or […]

2010 Art Therapy Scholarship

We’ve recently added an art therapy grants and scholarships page to the site. If you know of any other scholoarships or grants, please emails us at arttherapyblog(at)gmail(dot)com. Meanwhile, check out the latest scholarship from the American Art Therapy Association – The Pearlie Roberson Award. There are two awards available for students and professionals (one each). […]

Introducing the Art Therapy Education Section

This is a quick update to let you know that we’re adding an Art Therapy Education section to help out those interested in becoming professional art therapists, or interested in expanding their knowledge and skills with an art therapy education. The schools section has been updated with schools from a variety of states and one […]