Retired Status

ATCB does offer Retired Status for individuals who are no longer working in the field of art therapy and who would like to retain their connection to their credentials and the organization. In order to apply for Retired Status, your credential(s) must be current and in good standing and you must agree to the terms and conditions as outlined in the Retired Status Application Handbook.

You must apply for Retired Status online via the MyATCB site. The annual maintenance fee of $25 must be paid at the time you apply, and you will be billed thereafter at an annual rate of $25. (please see fee chart).

Retired Status Application Handbook

Life circumstances might force you to temporarily discontinue working as an art therapist. If this is the case, you may apply for Temporary Inactive Status.


All Users: In order to apply for a credential or register for the ATCB Examination, one must register and apply online.

ATCB credential holders who registered or logged into MyATCB prior to September 15, 2016, will need to re-register on the site. Due to an upgrade of MyATCB, your original account login information is no longer valid.

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