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March 27, 2023

In time for the deadline for the ATCB’s re-certification in June, AATA is proud to present a new Continuing Education Series on Art Therapy Supervision. This series will feature AATA Past President Margaret Carlock Russo, EdD, LCAT, ATR-BC, ATCS, and Nicole Randick, EdD, ATR-BC, REAT, LPC, NCC.

Each 2-hour session can be purchased individually or as a 6-hour bundle at a discounted price ($125 for members). All sessions will be available for 30-day On-Demand viewing after the live event. Register today!

Session 1: April 4 (6 – 8 PM ET)
Art Therapy Supervision: Framework for Best Practices

In the first session, the presenters will review how art therapy supervision is essential to professional identity and skill development. Participants will explore the supervision relationship and how to guide this relationship through a developmental model of supervision.

Session 2: April 18 (6 – 8 PM ET)
Art Therapy Supervision: Organizing the Supervisory Experience

In this second session, the presenters will review the concept of parallel process and how it affects supervisory and therapeutic dynamics. Presenters will also discuss the different types of supervisor roles. Participants will learn how to apply specific skills through the developmental model of supervision and how to integrate art-making into the supervision process.

Session 3: April 25 (6 – 8 PM ET) 
Art Therapy Supervision: Ethics, Liability, and Recording Keeping

In this third session, the presenters will discuss identifying ethical dilemmas and evaluating the difference between ethics, legal issues, and professional liability. Participants will learn about clinical documentation, art material presentation, and problematic dynamics within supervision.

Everyone is welcome to join. AATA members receive a discount for individual sessions, or the bundle. Register today! If you have questions about the event, please contact

Meet the Panelists


Dr. Margaret Carlock-Russo, ATR-BC, ATCS is a registered and board-certified art therapist. Margaret has over 25 years of experience working with individuals and groups, program development, graduate education, and supervision. She is also a clinical faculty member at Prescott College, coordinating and teaching in their Expressive Arts Therapy Post Master’s Certificate Program. Margaret actively engages in art therapy advocacy at the state and national levels and provides consultation, workshops, and presentations globally. Margaret is the immediate past president of the American Art Therapy Association (AATA).

Dr. Nicole Randick is a Registered and Board-Certified Art Therapist Supervisor (ATR-BC-S), Licensed School Counselor (PSC), Registered Expressive Arts Therapist (REAT) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She has over 20 years of experience in the field as an art therapist and as a supervisor. She is well-published and has presented at state and national conferences on wellness, expressive arts, and school mental health. Nicole provides supervision for internship students and post gradates.