VATI offers 2 program streams, a 15-month diploma stream and an advanced diploma stream.

The 2 streams follow the guidelines for training art therapists as established by the British Columbia and Canadian Art Therapy Associations.

OUR 2 PROGRAM STREAMS

VATI offers two program streams, a 15-Month Diploma Stream and an Advanced Diploma Stream. The two streams follow the guidelines for training art therapists as established by the British Columbia Art Therapy Association and the Canadian Art Therapy Association.

ACCREDITATION

The Vancouver Art Therapy Institute (VATI) follows the educational guidelines of the Canadian Art Therapy Association (CATA) and is accredited through the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB). From the PTIB website: “The Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training administers the Private Training Act and associated regulations.”

Their contact information is as follows:

Local: 604-569-0033
Toll-free: 1-800-661-7441
Fax: 778-945-0606
Email: PTI@gov.bc.ca
Student support inquiries: PTI.StudentSupport@gov.bc.ca

15-MONTH DIPLOMA STREAM

Our diploma is a blended program designed for people with a Bachelor’s degree.

ADVANCED DIPLOMA STREAM

Our distance art therapy stream is designed for 1) people with a Master’s degree or 2) people who are enrolled in the Master’s of Counselling: Art Therapy Specialization (MC:AT) through Athabasca University.

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CONTACT

1575 Johnston Street (Granville Island)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6H 3R9
Phone: 604-681-8284
Fax: 604-331-8262
Email: info@vati.bc.ca