Creative Arts Therapy Counseling
Art Therapy Licensure and Certification
New York state requires all creative arts therapists practicing in the state to hold a license (LCAT) or limited permit to practice. Graduates from Hofstra’s program are eligible to follow the guidelines of the New York State Office of the Professions to apply for a limited permit in creative arts therapy, the first step toward gaining a license as a creative arts therapist in New York state. Additionally, students from this program will be able to follow the guidelines of the Art Therapy Credentials Board and apply to become registered art therapists after required supervisory hours are completed. Please see the links below for additional information and applications.
- New York State Office of the Professions - Licensing information
- Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB) Registration and Credentialing
Creative Arts Therapy Counseling Resources
Professional Art Therapy and Related Organizations:
Counseling and Mental Health Professions Clinic
The Counseling and Mental Health Professions Clinic assists individuals, couples, and families as they explore and solve problems in a confidential, safe environment.