Pre-Art Therapy Association
Pre-ATA is an undergraduate association of students, educators, and individuals who support the therapeutic use of art and who are dedicated to provide and increase an awareness of art as a unique and universal form of self-expression and communication.
It is our mission is to provide an awareness of art therapy as a substantial and genuine health profession that uses the process of art making to better the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of all individuals.
The purpose of Pre-ATA shall be to recognize and encourage the artistic communication which is intrinsic to the principles of art therapy.
Allison Walter, President
Meredith Shalda, Vice President
Meredith Shalda, Secretary
Holly Zmijewski, Treasurer
Erin Palmer Szavuly