Art Therapy Test Prep

A Creative Way to Study

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Feeling lost and overwhelmed when it comes to studying for the Art Therapy Exam (for ATCB Board Certification or New York State Licensing)? Wondering why most study materials don't have any practice test questions? Frustrated with everyone telling you what to study, but with no idea how? Wish there was another way, besides beating yourself over the head with flashcards? Look no further.

Broken up into six sessions, this course provides:

  • 300 Practice test questions!
  • Recommendations for study materials
  • Supplemental reading recommendations
  • Experiential exercises to make studying fun
  • Cheat sheets and handouts on specific topic areas
  • Tips on study habits and test taking practices

Topic areas include:

  • Ethical Principles for Art Therapists
  • Suicide prevention
  • Crisis and trauma
  • Evaluation and Assessment
  • Theory and application
  • Human Development
  • Pioneers in Art Therapy
  • Special Populations
  • Diversity and Multiculturalism
  • Creativity Theories
  • SOAP Notes, Motivational Interviewing, Treatment Planning

Access all of the above, whenever you want, for as long as you want, at your own pace! Purchase the course with one payment, or spread your payment out over three months. Fear the dreaded Art Therapy Exam no more!

(Disclaimer: This course is in no way sponsored by or affiliated with the Art Therapy Credentials Board, OR with the American Art Therapy Association. The study materials and test questions are inspired by the readings recommended, the course creator's clinical experience, and feedback from students.)

Your Instructor

Briana MacWilliam MPS, ATR-BC, LCAT
Briana MacWilliam MPS, ATR-BC, LCAT

After graduating with a BFA in Illustration and a minor in psychology, Briana MacWilliam moved to New York City where she earned her Master’s in Professional Studies and Creative Arts Therapy (MPS) from Pratt Institute.

For over a decade, Ms. MacWilliam has practiced as a Licensed and Board Certified Creative Arts Therapist (ATR-BC, LCAT) in various healthcare settings throughout New York City, working predominantly with traumatized women and addiction. For the past four years, she worked as a research coordinator at the Amen Clinics Inc., an agency focused on using brain scans and SPECT technology to provide accurate diagnosis and integrative treatment for mental health problems, poor nutrition, and other obscure conditions.

Dr. Amen has been a guest on CNN, PBS, Dr. Oz, Entertainment Television, Dr. Phil, The View, TedX, Rachel Ray, Larry King, and more. To learn more about The Amen Method, which focuses on the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of life and treatment, click here. To take an online brain health assessment, click here.

Currently, in addition to private practice, Ms. MacWilliam is a professor for Pratt Institute’s Graduate Creative Arts Therapies Department, where she teaches personality development, thesis research and clinical supervision.

Writing, drawing, and painting have always been her passion, and she strongly believes in the curative powers of the creative process.

To learn more, please visit her website at brianamacwilliam.com. Or her community blog for artists and writers at Yellow Bricks. You can also follow her weekly posts on mindfulness and artmaking on Instagram or her Facebook Page.

Class Curriculum

  EXTRAS: Audio Recordings_Silly Songs for Art Assessments
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  Session 6 _ Mock Exam and Test Taking Tips
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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