Pre-Art Therapy Association (Pre-ATA)
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.
Erin Palmer Szavuly