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Information on career and training in art therapy

This section includes information on career and training in art therapy.

A career in art therapy offers an opportunity to be professionally connected with art. It also makes work meaningful: art therapy helps to make a positive difference in the life of many people who find verbal communication difficult. Please click on the pdf for more information about Art Therapy training. 


In order to practise legally as an art therapist/art psychotherapist (both titles are inter-changeable) in the UK, it is mandatory to complete a training validated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Read more in the "Career Information" and "Training" sections. Please click on the pdf to access a list of the art therapy trainings currently validated by the HCPC. 

2021 HCPC Validated Art Therapy MA Training.pdf