Art therapy is currently a self-regulated field in Canada. However, to be able to be a Professional or Registered member of CATA, you must have graduated from an approved art therapy program.

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Become an Art Therapist

In Canada, an undergraduate degree in fine arts, psychology, social work or counselling is required before entering one of the art therapy programs.

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Art Therapy Schools

It is recommended to have art and psychology courses.  These programs include post-graduate diplomas, graduate diplomas and Master’s degree programs.

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We bring together art therapists to raise standards and advance art therapy.