January 10, 2019  | The British Association of Art Therapists


The British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT) and the American Art Therapy Association (AATA) are delighted to announce that registration is now open for this inaugural international conference!  Art Therapists from 35 countries present the newest of practice innovations and research. This conference is of interest to arts therapists and colleagues wishing to extend their skills and knowledge, make new contacts, and build networks.

Over the three days, the program offers a wealth of learning from practice innovation, research, workshops, masterclasses, round table, and networking events.


Keynote speakers include:

  • Thursday morning:Lynn Kapitan & Ephrat Huss on socially-engaged research.
  • Thursday afternoon: Lord Howarth of Newport, Donna Betts and Susan Hoganon arts in health, arts therapies, and Public Health.
  • Friday morning:Dr Rodney Adeniyi-Jones on Imagery and relational physiology, with respondents Val Huet & Neil Springham on implications for art therapy practice and research.
  • Saturday morning: Dr Iain McGilchrist and panel presentation from Girija Kaimal, Juliet King, Christianne Strang on art therapy and neuroscience.

Attending the conference qualifies for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certification from BAAT. The Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB) will also accept continuing education earned. CPD certificates will be issued by BAAT after the conference.

To book online, please visit: https://www.baat.org/Courses-Conferences/Conferences