Links

Organization Name URL Description
Canadian Art Therapy Association canadianarttherapy.org A non-profit organization to promote the profession of Art Therapy in Canada.
Definition of Art Therapy en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_therapy  
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder faslink.org This is a great site for information on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder with help and strategies for parents of children with FASD.
Ontario Art Therapy Association oata.ca The Ontario Art Therapy Association, is a government chartered non-profit organization. Its mission is to serve its members and the public by establishing standards of Art Therapy education, professional competence and ethical practice. The Association is mandated to provide for the development, the promotion and the maintenance of the profession of Art Therapy in Ontario. In addition, the OATA grants Registered status to Professional members upon successful conclusion of a rigorous process, which includes the documentation of education, and post-graduate supervised experience.
American Art Therapy Association arttherapy.org The American Art Therapy Association is an organization of diverse, engaged and creative professionals dedicated to the belief that the creative process involved in making art is healing and life enhancing. The Association serves its members and the general public by promoting standards of professional competence and developing and increasing knowledge in the field of art therapy.
Art Therapy of Children arttherapyforchildren.com A comprehensive site about art therapy and autism.
Deaf Art deafart.org A comprehensive site about individuals who define their deafness through art.
Art Therapy by Eve C. Jarboe newhorizons.org/strategies /arts/jarboe.htm
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tinyurl.com/3na6vpb
Art Therapy in Schools
Group Art Therapy Interventions & Strategies: Working with Children Exposed to Domestic Violence tinyurl.com/4xberj2 Slide show of Art Therapy Interventions by Gretchen Miller.
Art therapy and Autism.com tinyurl.com/3gw989w This website addresses 6 major treatment goals for the ASD using art therapy techniques. Includes valuable resources for understanding the ways art therapy helps children with autism.
mindyourmind mindyourmind.ca mindyourmind.ca is a website for youth and young adults who are experiencing mental health issues. This website was the recipient for the National media award in 2008. It was recognized by the Canadian Mental Health Society. This site is very comprehensive and cool. Youth and young adults may find the site very helpful in that it has links to finding Help, Personal Stories, Music, a Toolbox, the MYM Community and historical information about MYM. The site became a program of the Family Services of Thames Valley in 2006. It has many sponsors and continues to grow.
The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children starrtraining.org/tlc This is a great site for information regarding trauma and trauma training workshops.
Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists, and Psychotherapists oaccpp.ca The Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists is an incorporated professional association formed in 1978 to represent providers of mental health services in the general areas of consulting, counselling, psychoeducational assessment and psychotherapy. OACCPP members work in a variety of settings which include clinics, hospitals, colleges, school boards, counselling and psychotherapy centres, municipal EAP's, business and industry. About 60% are in private practice.