Buckeye Art Therapy Association


Self Portrait: Art Therapy and the Professional Identity

September 24-26, 2015

Embassy Suites Hotel Columbus
2700 Corporate Exchange Drive
Columbus, OH 43231

                                                                            Artwork by Myra Levick, PhD, ATR-BC
Dear Creative Friends and Colleagues,

Welcome to our 34th Annual Buckeye Art Therapy Symposium, Self Portrait: Art Therapy and the Professional Identity, at the Embassy Suites Columbus, September 24-26, 2015.  We are honored to have the renowned Myra Levick, Ph.D., ATR-BC, as our Pre-Conference Course presenter and our Keynote presenter. Dr. Levick is a pioneer in the field of art therapy, serving as founder and first president of the American Art Therapy Association and creator of the Levick Emotional and Cognitive Art Therapy Assessment.  She is an exhibiting artist and art psychotherapist, consultant, lecturer, and  author of more than 50 articles and book chapters.

The Pre-Conference Course, Introduction to the LECATA will be held on Thursday, September 24, from 9:00 am until 4:30 pm. The Keynote Address,  Indentity of  the Creative Arts Therapist Guided by Ethics will be held on Friday, September 25, from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm . The Keynote Workshop, An image of Self as an Art Therapist will be held on Saturday, September 26, from 9:00 until 11:00 am.

The BATA Symposium provides connections with our creative colleagues who share our interests, attitudes, and aspirations. It is a time of renewal, connections, and networking. We explore the latest advances in the identification of pivotal skills that our variety of presenters offer to share. It is our chance to deepen our grasp of the complex craft and profession of art therapy and learn how we can continue to enhance our sense of expertise and fulfillment.

Thank you for joining us at the 34th Annual BATA Symposium to enrich our profession, each other, and ourselves.


Molly Kohut, ATR-BC, PCC

President, Buckeye Art Therapy Association

Registration now open!

Preconference Rates:

(This event is in addition to the symposium, and requires a separate registration/fee payment)

BATA Professional Member: $130

BATA Student Member: $110

Non-BATA Professional: $150

Non-BATA Student: $130

Symposium Rates:                Full Symposium        Friday Only       Saturday Only

BATA Professional Member            $180                        $100                   $130

BATA Student Member                 $130                         $80                     $105

Non-BATA Professional                 $230                         $130                   $150

Non-BATA Student                       $160                         $95                     $120

Workshop Fee:   $5 per workshop

Presenter Rate:  $90 for entire conference plus free workshop registration.


There will be a $50 surcharge for registration after September 6, and for same day registration.

Ohio Counseling and Social Work CEUs/NBCC Pending

Preconference          7.5 credits

Entire Symposium     11 credits

Friday Only                      5.5  credits

Saturday Only                 5.5  credits


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