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Benefits of joining the BAAT and how to join

The BAAT welcomes qualified art therapists, art therapy trainees as well as individuals and organisations with an interest in art therapy. It offers:

  • Creative continuing professional  development at discounted rates 
  • Free access to all International Journal of Art Therapy articles
  • Art therapy events in your area through our regional groups
  • Regular e.bulletins with news and events
  • Access to the BAAT research library
  • Access to the AHP Rewards scheme offering cashback and discounts at major retailers

Click on the links below by the relevant category for more information on benefits of the BAAT membership and how to join (applications need to be submitted in writing and posted, or scanned and sent by email to and cannot be made on-line).

Please click on the pdf to view the BAAT policy on your data and the New General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Your BAAT data & GDPR.pdf

Privacy Policy

As stated in this document,  BAAT works to ensure the privacy and safety of your data.  Please note that we do not share your data with any third party with the exception of our publishers Taylor & Francis and Unite who mail you respectively the International Journal of Art Therapy and Newsbriefing, both core benefits of your membership agreement.  This is done by sending a printable list of members’ names and addresses and this information is only used for each mailing, and not retained by Taylor & Francis and Unite.

BAAT Full membership:

for qualified art therapists who have completed an HCPC validated art therapy training

2018 Full Membership Application Form.pdf

BAAT Trainee membership:

for art therapy trainees on an HCPC validated art therapy training

 2018 Trainee Application Form.pdf

BAAT Associate and Corporate membership:

for organisations and individuals (UK & Overseas) with an interest in art therapy 

2018 Associate application form.pdf