Art Therapist

Statutory authority: KRS 309.130 to 309.1399

Administrative authority:

Kentucky Board of Licensure for Professional Art Therapists

Professional Titles:

Licensed Professional Art Therapist (LPAT) means a person who has completed a master’s or doctoral degree program in art therapy from an accredited  educational  institution and has been issued a license by the board for the independent practice of art therapy. KRS 309.130(2)

Licensed Professional Art Therapist Associate (LPATA) means a person who has completed a master’s or doctoral degree program in art therapy from an accredited  educational  institution and has been issued a license by the board to practice art therapy under an approved clinical supervisor authorized by the board. KRS 309.130(3)

Prohibitions:

No person shall use the title Lcensed Professional Art Therapist or Licensed Professional Art Therapist Associate or use LPAT or LPATA or a title or letters that are substantially the same, or hold himself or herself out as having this status unless he or she is licensed by the board.

No person shall engage in the practice of art therapy unless he or she is licensed under KRS 309.130 to 309.1399

Penalties:

Any person who violates or aids in the violation of the provisions of KRS 309.130 to 309.1399 shall upon conviction be fined not less than five hundred dollars ($500) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) KRS 309.1399

 

Code of Ethics:

Art Therapist – Ethics by Southern Specialty Law Publishing