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Colorado Art Therapy Association’s Annual Art Therapy Conference

October 21, 2023 @ 9:00 am

$35 – $75


Colorado Art Therapy Association Annual Art Therapy Conference

Join us to learn about art therapy, advances in the field, research, and community-based efforts in art therapy.

We are excited to announce that our 2023 conference will be held in person at the Dairy Arts Center.

Enjoy live artist performances, art therapy lectures, make art in community, network, gather resources on mental health and art therapy, and much more!

Scholarships available. Please email coarttherapyassociation@gmail.com to inquire about the application process.  Regular Registration (August 1-October 21st): Students $45 (with discount code), Members $65 (with discount code), Non-Members $75.



Conference Program

coffee/snacks, settling in

Colorado Art Therapy Association Opening
(Carsen Theatre)

Dr. Elizabeth Warson presents: Discovering Healing Pathways: Community Outreach and Resiliency Building through Nature-Based Expressive Arts Therapy
(Carsen Theatre)

Dr. Patricia Isis presents:
What’s on your mind? A Mindfulness-based Art Therapy Intervention
(Vandeveer Workshop)

Art Therapy Advocacy Meeting #1
(Carsen Theatre)

lunch break, networking, quiet gallery spaces to reflect

Dr. Cindy Gordon presents: A Brief Intro to Phototherapy for Healing, Growth, and Personal Expression followed by a Mindful Photography Experiential
(Vandeveer Workshop)

Art Therapy Advocacy Meeting #2
(Carsen Theatre)

Artist Heather Schulte guides community-based project: Stitching the Situation, Community-Based Art Project
(Vandeveer Workshop)

Anita Yeh, Founder and Director of Casa de la Creatividad presents: Casa de la Creatividad
(Carsen Theatre)

Artist Heather Schulte guides community-based project (cont): Stitching the Situation, Community-Based Art Project with artist, Heather Schulte
(Vandeveer Workshop)

Kristeen Bentley, MS, ATR-P will present: Creating Connection within Healthcare: A New Perspective on Community (Carsen Theatre)
(Carsen Theatre)

Diversity and Inclusivity Panel with Elaine Waterman of Firehouse Art Center, Dr. Elizabeth Warson & Moe Gram
(Carsen Theatre)

Colorado Art Therapy Association Closing
(Carsen Theatre)


*up to 5 CEs available.


October 21, 2023
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$35 – $75
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Carsen Theater
Walnut Street
Boulder, Colorado 80302 United States
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Age Guideline:
18+ over.
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