Buckeye Art Therapy Association



Dr. Noah Hass-Cohen


Art Therapy and Clinical Neuroscience:

Advancing Practice and Theory   


September 21-23, 2017

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

Dear Creative Friends and Colleagues,

Welcome to our 35th Annual Buckeye Art Therapy Symposium,Art Therapy and Neuroscience: Creative Connections of Mind and Body, at the Embassy Suites Columbus, September 21-23, 2017.  We are honored to have the renowned Noah Hass-Cohen, PhD, ATR-BC, LPC, NCC as our Pre-Conference Course and  Keynote presenter. 


Dr. Hass-Cohen will offer the Pre-Conference Course, "Check and Create What You Need": An Art therapy Relational Neurobiological (ATR-N)  Resiliency and Compassion Protocol on Thursday, September 21, from 9:00 am until 4:30 pm. The Keynote Address, Art Therapy Practices Instigate Change: memory Reconsolidation, Creativity and Positivity will be held on Friday, September 22nd. The Keynote Workshop, Interpersonal Touch and Space: An Attachment and Diversity Sensitive Intervention will be held on Saturday, September 23rd.


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 36th Annual BATA Symposium to enrich our profession, each other, and ourselves.


Molly Kometiani, ATR-BC, PCC

President, Buckeye Art Therapy Association


Call for Papers Coming Soon!


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

Early Bird Rates:                Full Symposium        Friday Only       Saturday Only
(Register before August 31, 2017)

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 August 31, and for same day registration.

BATA reserves the unilateral right to change speakers, programming and schedules for the Symposium without notice.


After August 8, the registration fee is non-refundable.

Information on Ohio Counseling and Social Work CEUs/NBCC will be available soon!




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