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Past Events



Sunday 26th May

Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise


The annual IACAT AGM took place on 26th May in Portloaise with a well attended networking evening the night before. Along with IACAT business, members heard presentations on Wellbeing in the Junior Cycle from Norrie Louise Ross, Eco-Psychotherapy from Robert Lewis and Matthew Henson, Technology in Creative Therapies from Rowena Keavney and a skype presentation on Trauma Treatment with CAT's from Dr. David Read Johnson. 

To watch David Read Johnson’s Skype session at the IACAT 2019 AGM please click here






IACAT Spring Symposium 


Saturday 26th April



The first ever IACAT Spring Symposium took place on Saturday 26th April. Participants had the opportunity to experience three workshops and a closing session within each half day period. The event was attended by over 80 creative arts therapists, arts therapy trainees, psychotherapists and other interested parties, making it one of our largest ever events. We are very grateful for the support of IMMA in staging the day.



IACAT Process Day 


Sunday 31st March 2019

Fumbally Stables, Dublin


Following on last year's theme What Does Sexuality Mean to Us, Process Day 2019 focussed on the issue of Consent which was explored via music, movement, art and optional body painting. The day was facilitied by Margherita La Goia, Mary O'Neill, Mary O'Doherty and Liam Plant. 



Unlocking Your Writing Potential


Saturday 9th March 2019

CIT Crawford, Cork


Dr. Maggie O'Neill, Co-Editor of the IACAT Journal, presented this hugely popular workshop designed to help members develop and enhance their writing skills. Attendees were given a range of practical tools and tips to help their writing skills and fine tune their articles and journal submissions.



IACAT Legal Workshop


Saturday 16th February 2019

The Lab, Dublin


Seamus Clarke, B.L. presented our first event of 2019 which covered everything Therapists need to know when working with groups such as children, adolescents and vulnerable adults. Thank you to all members who travelled from throughout Ireland to take part in this hugely informative day. If you were unable to attend, you can download a handbook provided on the day on teh link below.

Legal Guidelines





IACAT Membership

Become an IACAT-accredited Art, Dance Movement, Drama or Music Therapist by joining the Irish Association of Creative Arts Therapists.

Professional, Associate, Student and Organisational Memberships are available.

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