who is ANZACATA
ANZACATA is the peak professional body representing creative arts therapists in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia/Pacific region.
what is Creative Arts Therapy?
Creative arts therapy is an experiential psychotherapeutic approach utilising arts modalities within a relationship with a trained therapist, attending to emotional, cognitive, physical and spiritual well-being.
COVID Updates – Melbourne and Sydney (June 16th)
For Sydney, the advice is: The key message for this update is for NSW is that there are new close and casual contact locations in the Sydney region and there are still regional NSW sites current. The screening advice for residential aged and disability care facilities, and home care service providers in NSW has been updated for 16 June 2021 on the following web pages:
For Melbourne the advice is: The updated statement from the Acting Premier and revised restrictions can be found here. The other positive news is that indoor group classes are now able to recommence with a maximum of 10 people (including practitioner) and 1:4sqm density quotients. The most up-to-date advice regarding QR codes is available via the Service Victoria website.
‘all workplaces must ensure all workers and visitors check in using the free Victorian Government QR Code Service’
Looking for an art therapist?
Search our member directory to find a therapist in your local area (Australia, New Zealand, Asia).
Want to know where to study?
Search training programmes accredited by the Qualifications Authority in their respective country.
Categories and requirements
Learn about pathways to professional registration as a creative arts therapist with ANZACATA.
Want to become a member?
Find information you need to know about benefits, requirements and becoming a member of ANZACATA.
Members can easily search for ANZACATA approved supervisors to facilitate supervision requirements.
Members can stay up to date with current jobs sourced from various platforms and updated regularly.
Members can book into various events throughout the year. Events are available to members only.
Members can access a wide variety of resources including webinars, special logos, news and more.
Deadline for the Next Edition of JoCAT
Submission deadline Volume 16, Number 2, 2021 is SUNDAY 6 JUNE
Click here for more information.
ANZACATA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and waters of Australia and we pay our respect to Elders - past, present and emerging. We acknowledge that sovereignty has never been ceded.
ANZACATA acknowledges Māori as tangata whenua and Treaty of Waitangi partners in Aotearoa New Zealand and embraces the three guiding principles of the Treaty – Partnership, Participation and Protection. We extend our respect to other indigenous peoples on all the lands in which we work.
ANZACATA supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart.