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American Art Therapy Association

Share your art. Share your experience. 

#AATA2021      @arttherapyorg

ART THERAPISTS MAKING THINGS HAPPEN!



Anna Bazis Christie

Recently interviewed by Sonja Murphy, shares her journey as an art therapy graduate student. From curiosity to community mental health, Anna's art therapy journey is preparing her for being a great clinician in the field. With Anna's stress reduction skills, cultural humility, and COVID-19 research, Anna is helping to raise awareness of art therapy one heartbeat at a time. 



- Art Therapy Statewide -



The NorCATA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee is striving to represent you.

Read these exchanges to see see us in action.


 

Free & Low Fee

Essential Therapy for Essential Workers

Therapy Aid Coalition is seeking licensed, insured therapists, authorized for clinical private practice, and willing to accept pro-bono or low-fee rates. 


Cultural Intersections in Art Therapy

NDNU CE WORKSHOPS     2020-2021






The NorCATA NewsBlog
Collecting Content Now!

NorCATA collects content for our quarterly newsblog on an ongoing basis. Please proofread and send your articles, event reviews, stories, profiles, research pieces and other content in .doc or .docx format along with any images or videos to our newsblog committee headed up by our editor, Abby Zimberg. Please send all submissions to newsblog@norcata.org

If you are interested in volunteering with the publications/blog committee, please contact abby.zimberg@gmail.com Abby directly.


ADVOCACY


Help us celebrate the FIRST ANNIVERSARY of the California Advocacy Initiative!

Will you spare 30 seconds to support Art Therapy in California?

If you are interested in becoming part of this growing advocacy, please click the link to submit an individual letter and agency letter! Help now at www.arttherapyca.org – please submit your contact information and learn more.

The CA Art Therapy Initiative is dedicated to expanding art therapy access, education, and services provided by professionally trained art therapists.  

Please share the link with friends, colleagues, and health care providers! We are collecting support for a statewide advocacy campaign and YOUR VOICE MATTERS.




SAMHSA DISASTER DISTRESS HELPLINE
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters such as COVID-19.  
800-985-5990

Crisis Hotlines
Call or Text 9-1-1. Ask for a Crisis Intervention Trained (CIT) officer or go to your nearest hospital emergency room if you can safely get there.​
NAMI Crisis Info & Suicide Prevention
Crisis Text Line     Text "HOME" to 741741 


Anxiety and Depression Association of America

​International OCD Foundation

MAKE A GIFT!

Your tax deductible contribution supports our professional community and its members locally.   We appreciate your gift in any amount as a tribute to or in memory of someone special.

  • For community outreach, engagement, and support in relief efforts following fires
  • Funds to support workshops and advanced art therapy education in Northern CA
  • Art supplies for chapter workshops, conferences, and community events
  • NorCATA membership: Give the gift of membership to a friend or colleague
  • NorCATA legislative campaign 2020
  • NorCATA general fund
GIVE TODAY

JOIN OR RENEW

NorCATA is an affiliate chapter of the American Art Therapy Association (the AATA). There are many benefits of joining NorCATA, and we welcome your interest in joining our community of involved local art therapists and students in our professional association.   



PHOTOS FROM QUARTERLY EVENTS AND BIENNIAL CONFERENCES

PHOTOS FROM BOARD RETREAT IN AUGUST 2019 AT THE HISTORIC WOMEN'S BUILDING IN SAN FRANCISCO'S MISSION DISTRICT


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NorCATA is approved by the Internal Revenue Services as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that promotes the therapeutic use of art throughout Northern California, public awareness of art therapy, professional development through educational events, workshops, conferences, and more.  All donations are tax deductible to the full extent provided by law.

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