You are invited to join the Maryland Art Therapy Association!

Membership in MATA is your chance to be an active participant in the field of art therapy. Members have continuous access to a wide array of benefits:

  • Access to Maryland Art Therapy Association listserv
  • First access to job announcements sent directly to the association
  • Free listing in our public Find-an-Art-Therapist Directory
  • Free listing in our Find-a Supervisor directory (available in Member’s only)
  • Supervision and peer consultation group at our quarterly meetings
  • Most up to date information on mental health legislation and licensure
  • Access to professional growth through continuing education
  • Networking with the state’s most active art therapy professionals!
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Affiliation Categories

Professional Member ($25/year)

Available to those who have completed a Master’s degree in Art Therapy, and who hold an active membership with the American Art Therapy Association in a corresponding category.
This Member level provides you with voting rights and the ability to volunteer for Board positions, as well as free admission to special events.

Retired Member ($15/year)

Available to individuals over the age of 65, who no longer actively practice art therapy.
This Member level provides you with voting rights and the ability to volunteer for Board positions, as well as free admission to special events.

Student Member ($15/year)

Available to individuals currently enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs of higher learning interested in art therapy are eligible for a student membership.
This Member level provides you with voting rights and the ability to volunteer for a Board position as a student representative, as well as free admission to special events.

Friend of MATA ($10/year)

For those who wish to support the mission of MATA who may be of a different mental health background, or reside outside the state of Maryland. Friend of MATA does not require a concurrent AATA membership. Please contact us to join as a Friend. 
Please note that this level does not provide voting rights or the opportunity to hold office.


Membership is active for one year, on an anniversary calendar.
To join, please visit the American Art Therapy Association Membership Page, or contact us.

We look forward to hearing from you!

 MATA members representing at the 48th Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association in Albuquerque New Mexico! (November 2017)

MATA members representing at the 48th Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association in Albuquerque New Mexico! (November 2017)