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International Expressive Arts Therapy Association


IEATA is an international organization with over 300 members worldwide who use the arts for healing, mediation, community work and transformation. Our members are artists, healers, teachers, counselors, business professionals who use the arts within their profession. We have members who work with the homeless, chemical dependency, troubled youth, women's groups, organizational development, ecology concerns etc. Our next international conference will be held in Banff, Canada on April 18 - 21, 2002.

Profile and Credentials        

Our members include international pioneers and leaders in expressive arts around the world, as well as artists, educators, therapists, students, pyschologists, philosophers, musicians, poets and writers, and kindred souls.

Philosophy and Comments        

Mission Statement:
The International Expressive Arts Therapy Association exists to support the professional use of integrative, multi-modal arts processes for personal and community transformation. Exressive arts are those activities in which creative expression fosters psychological, physical and spiritual wellness. We strive to establish recognition and growth of the field of expressive arts. We provide a global forum for professional dialogue and promote guiding principles for professional practice among expressive artists, educators, consultants and therapists.

Work Hours and Fee Schedule        

Our website is at www.ieata.org. Please contact us at 415/522-8959.





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