January 24, 2019 | By Susan Boxer Kappel, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT, CGP, Conference Chair


Don’t miss the opportunity to share your work, best practice, research and other innovative art therapy clinical approaches with your colleagues at this year’s Annual Conference.  You have one week to submit your proposal for the 2019 Annual Conference. 

Join a prestigious collection of presenters at the AATA’s 50th Annual Conference to be held October 30 to November 3, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri.  Submissions are due on February 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. ET.  Visit the Proposal Submission site to learn more.

Submit Your Proposal Today! 


Calling all volunteers interested in shaping this year’s conference program.  Would you like to serve as a proposal reviewer this year?  All current AATA members who have ATR-BC credentials are invited to serve as reviewers. Reviewers must be willing to devote the time required to review at least 15 to 20 proposals.  All of the review process is done online.  If you are interested in serving please let us know.

Plan to be part of this historical year!  Follow our story on social media #AATA50th!


That’s How We Do KC!  National Geographic Traveler names Kansas City one of the world’s “best trips” for 2019, and Vogue Magazine agrees! 

“Kansas City is the Most Lovable of Cities.”  “It Feels Like Home” – Huffington Post