North Texas Art Therapy Association (NTATA) is an affiliate chapter of the American Art Therapy Association 



NTATA Events & CEUs

2018 Meetings

January 6th, 2018 2PM-4PM

Board Meeting

For Board Members Only


February 25th, 2018 


NTATA Vision

Location: 9535 Forest Lane Suite 233 Dallas, TX 75243

Open to All.   Come and share your thoughts and ideas for NTATA!



April 13th, 2018


Art Based Approaches to Trauma

Location: 901 N. Porter, Norman, OK.

Speaker: Andrea Davis, LPC-AT/S, ATR-BC

Andrea Davis is a Board Certified Art Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor and the founder of Dallas Art Therapy, nonprofit.

She specializes in art therapy with clients who have experienced trauma, loss, foster/adopt and medical issues. She earned a BA in Psychology at the University of Dallas and has an MA in Humanistic Psychology from the University of West Georgia. Andrea finished her post graduate work at the Art Therapy Institute and University of Dallas.

During her 14 years of practice, Andrea has dedicated herself to advancing the profession of art therapy. She has worked with Children's Health inpatient psychiatric, SPARC - Suicide Prevention, and outpatient behavioral care. Andrea serves on the committee for the exam with the ATCB (Art Therapy Credentialing Board).  She ardently supports community projects to educate the public about the role of the art therapist. She has published and appeared on a national cable television and radio to showcase the benefits of art therapy in mental healthcare.  

Hosted by Oklahoma Art Therapy Association.  Click below link for more information on registration! 




June 3rd, 2018   


CEU: Art-Play Psychotherapy for Adopted Children and Their Families

Location: TBA

Speaker: Linda McCarley, LCSW, ATR-BC, RPT/S

Linda L. McCarley, LCSW, ATR-BC, RPT-S graduated with a MSSW from UTA in 1992, and she has since worked in a wide range of clinics, hospitals and educational settings throughout the DFW Metroplex. She has taught art and play therapy at universities in Texas and other states. Her areas of interest include the treatment of childhood disorders, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, eating disorder, traumatic stress disorder, and family issues. She  provides consultation and supervision for art therapy, play therapy, marriage and family therapy and social work.