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Accreditation Council for Art Therapy Education

Dana Elmendorf, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
4875 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite 240
Alexandria, VA 22304
Phone: 724-830-1140
Email: acatecouncil@gmail.com


See the Accreditation Documents to the right for material related to the accreditation process and ACATE policies.

Current ACATE Roster

Sponsors for Art Therapy

American Art Therapy Association 

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and the Accreditation Council for Art Therapy Education (ACATE) cooperate with the American Art Therapy Association (AATA) to establish, maintain and promote appropriate standards of quality for educational programs that meet or exceed the minimum standards.  

Following extensive review with our communities of interest, an Open Hearing for the 2017 Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Art Therapy was held October 2016.  To review all written and verbal comments recevied, please contact the ACATE Chair.