Explore the organizations below for more information on the Creative & Expressive Arts and Healing


  • The International Expressive Arts Therapy Association® (IEATA®), is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1994 to encourage the creative spirit. The inclusive, culturally diverse organization supports expressive arts therapists, artists, educators, consultants and others using integrative, multimodal arts processes for personal and community growth and transformation.
  • UCLArts and Healing is an organizational member of the UCLA Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine (CCIM), which promotes education and research in complementary, alternative, and integrative approaches to health and well-being, and is supported by the Arts & Healing Initiative. They offer programs, services and resources for those interested in the arts in the service of healing.
  • Expressive Media sponsors Expressive Therapies Summits in NYC and LA throughout the year with a wide variety of programming.
  • The Healing Power of Art & Artists (HPAA) is an initiative of Manhattan Arts International,  an organization launched in 1983 to promote emerging artists. HPAA is a growing global community of artists, advocates, and writers dedicated to raising awareness about how ART  serves as a positive catalyst for enhancing the well-being of individuals, society and the environment. We believe that art has the power to heal, inspire, provoke, challenge and offer hope.