How to become an art therapist

A career in art therapy offers an opportunity both to be professionally connected with making art and at the same time to make a positive difference to people’s lives.

To practice as an art therapist in the UK, it is a legal requirement to complete a Masters level training course approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). There are 11 approved trainings in the UK. 

The HCPC also maintains the public register of qualified art therapists/art psychotherapists.

Please click on the link below for more information about how to train as an art therapist.  

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