training for professional membership

ANZACATA-Approved Masters Level Training

ANZACATA recognises training for art and arts therapists from the approved courses offered by Universities and Colleges in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong. This training comprises a minimum two year masters degree with a component of 750 supervised clinical hours placement. Graduates of these programmes are eligible for Professional Registration with ANZACATA. 

ANZACATA also provides some alternative pathways to Professional membership. Please visit the Categories and Requirements page.

Western Sydney University

Degree: Master of Art Therapy
School: School of Social Sciences and Psychology
Contact: A/Prof Sheridan Linnell, PhD, AThR
Director of Academic Program, Clinical Psychology and Therapy Studies
Tel: +612 9685 9441 Ext: 9441
School of Social Sciences and Psychology
EH.G.11 Parramatta (South) Campus
Western Sydney University
Locked Bag 1797, Penrith NSW 2751, Australia

La Trobe University

Degree: Master of Art Therapy
School: Department of Public Health and in the School of Psychology and Public Health, in the College of Science, Health and Engineering
Contact: Dr Patricia Fenner, Senior Lecturer
Tel: +613 9479 1759
Department of Public Health School of Psychology and Public Health College of Science, Health and Engineering La Trobe University Bundoora VIC 3086, Australia

University of Melbourne

Degree:Master of Creative Arts Therapy (Dance or Dance Movement specialisation)
School:Creative Arts and Music Therapy Research Unit, Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, University of Melbourne
Contact:Dr. Kim Dunphy, Lecturer
Tel: +61 3 9035 9323
Building 862, 234 St Kilda Rd Southbank VIC 3006 The University of Melbourne, Australia

The MIECAT Institute

Master in Therapeutic Arts Practice
Professional Doctorate in Therapeutic Arts Practice
Contact: Beatrice Heppell, Student Administration
Tel: +613 9486 9081
15-17 Victoria Street, Fitzroy, VIC 3065, Australia

University of Queensland

Degree: Master of Mental Health (MMH) (Art Therapy)
School: School of Medicine Masters of Mental Health – Art Therapy Program
Contact: Jane O'Sullivan
Tel: +617 3346 4922
Click the links below for more info about the course:
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Murdoch University

Degree: Master of Creative Arts Therapies
School: College of Science, Health, Engineering and Education (SHEE)
Discipline: Psychology, Exercise Science, Counselling, Chiropractic (PESCC)
Contact: Fiona Gardner
Tel: +618 9360 6000

Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design

Degree: Master of Arts Therapy (Clinical)
Contact: Amanda Levey, Head of Department
Tel: +649 302 7372
24 Balfour Street, Parnell, Auckland
PO Box 8192 Symonds St, Auckland, New Zealand

The University of Auckland

Degree: Master of Dance Movement Therapy
Contact: Anaia Treefoot, Course coordinator/Professional Teaching Fellow
Tel: +649 373 7599 x 82487
Room 512, Level 5, Building 421, 26 Symonds Street, Auckland
Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand

LASALLE College of the Arts

Degree: Master of Arts, Art Therapy
Contact: Ronald Lay
Address: 1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940

University of Hong Kong

Degree: Master of Expressive Arts Therapy
School: Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Faculty of Social Sciences
Contact: Prof Rainbow Ho, Programme Director
Tel: +852 2831 5158
Department of Social Work and Social Administration
Room 534, Jockey Club Tower, The Centennial Campus
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)

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