Annual Licensure Event from the NY State Office of Professions

NYATA’s Annual Licensure Event with David Hamilton

Date(s) – 10/23/2016
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Pratt Institute Brooklyn
“Insuring A Future: An Informational Event on the Changes and Updates to the New York State License in Creative Arts Therapy.”

The New York Art Therapy Association is pleased to welcome David Hamilton, Ph.D., LMSW, Executive Secretary, Office of the Professions New York State Education Department (4.0 CEUs offered) for the 6th Annual Presentation on NY State Licensure as a Creative Arts Therapist.

Please feel free to post questions on our Facebook page regarding the LCAT credentials as we will be collecting them and passing them to David Hamilton so that he can better address our concerns on the event day.

Open to ALL Creative Art Therapy Modalities.
Light breakfast and Lunch Included

Event Schedule
10:00 AM Registration, Breakfast
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Presentation by David Hamilton, Ph.D., LMSW Office of The Professions
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM – 2:30PM Scholarship Recipient Presentation
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Panel Discussion Topic: Insurance

David Hamilton will be lecturing on the new LCAT continuing education credits and answering all LCAT related questions.

Please see this link for more information about the annual licensure event.



Celebrating 54 years of the American Dance Therapy Association!

Regular Registration Conference Rates end September 1st! Register now!

Register Here!

Come be part of the ADTA’s 54th anniversary celebration at this year’s annual conference in Miami, FL from October 17–20, 2019.  Join us as we bring the power of dance/movement therapy to the Miami Riverwalk area.  Highlights of this year’s conference include:

  • Keynote speakers in conversation with top dance/movement therapists
  • A site-specific dance choreographed by Marylee Hardenbergh
  • Marian Chace Foundation of ADTA Lecture with Nana Koch
  • International panel
  • Research and thesis project poster session
  • Historical panels recounting our unique history
  • A special day of programming for other allied mental health professionals
  • The best Saturday-night dance party in the universe

Dance/movement therapy and other mental health continuing education available.

Be ready, dance/movement therapists; we are heading to Miami!


The Conference Theme

This years’ conference theme, Building Connections: Dance/Movement Therapy in our Diverse World, is meant to be contemplated on multiple levels.  To begin, consider the following definitions from the Merriam-Webster online dictionary:


  1. A means of communication or transport
  2. Coherence, continuity
  3. Causal or logical relation or sequence


  1. Composed of distinct or unlike elements or qualities
  2. Differing from one another

May 18, 2019 DANCE PARADE

The NYSADTA board invites you to participate in the 13th Annual Dance Parade!

Dance Parade is: A 501(c)(3) charity whose mission is to inspire dance through the celebration of diversity. Our volunteer supported organization produces the annual Dance Parade on Broadway followed by DanceFest in Tompkins Square Park. In the months leading up to the Parade and Festival we offer Community Engagement Programs in Schools, Recreation Facilities and Senior Centers throughout New York City. – See more at:

Date: May 18, 2019

Time: Meet at meet-up location around 1:00pm

What to Wear: Blue

Who can come: EVERYONE! Bring your friends, family, and coworkers! All participates are welcome.

How to participate:

In order to participate you must go to the dance parade website here and register with our group: NYS ADTA Inc.

Once you have registered you are all set to participate! Please stay tuned via this website and our Facebook page.  If you have questions or concerns you can email the following NYSADTA board members:


We look forward to dancing with you!!

Additional information:

Detailed dance parade info

Dance Parade FAQ’s


If you haven’t already, please check out the ADTA blog! It is a great resource and is a great way to stay connected to DMT news and education opportunities!  If you are interested in writing for the blog please email or