The Louisiana Art Therapy Association (LATA)
is a non-profit organization with the mission to promote the awareness of the use of art as a healing and life enhancing process, and to exchange information for the advancement of research and training in the field, while
upholding the standards of professional competence. Louisiana art therapists are employed in a variety of health care settings which may include: private practice, schools, psychiatric hospitals, mental health agencies, medical hospitals, correctional facilities, wellness centers, nursing homes, corporate structures, and open art studios.
You're welcome to visit the LATA Facebook page for additional information regarding ongoing art therapy research, literature and professional/ community events.