New Applicants

Art therapy careers are rewarding, creative and challenging. Whether you are new to the field or looking to solidify your practice, the Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB) is the resource you need to take the next step.

The ATCB ensures the educational and professional standards needed to be a qualified art therapist are met and maintained - essential in any mental health field.

We confer and administer four professional credentials to art therapy practitioners:

ATCB credential holders must abide by the ATCB Code of Ethics, Conduct, and Disciplinary Procedures. Those who hold ATCB credentials are required to adhere to these parameters of ethical practice.

The mission of the Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB) is to protect the public by promoting the competent and ethical practice of art therapy through the credentialing of art therapy professionals.


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 Due to an upgrade of MyATCB, your original account login information is no longer valid.

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