Reyhane Namdari is professor in the Art Therapy program at Concordia University (LTA). She is also a registered art therapist (ATR) and registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (RP). Reyhane provides supervision to art therapy professionals, who are in the process of obtaining their ATR designation. Reyhane has an extensive background of working with BIPOC, specifically Middle Eastern culture and First Nations, trauma related mental health issues, school-aged problems such as ADHD and learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum, as well as divorced families, substance abuse disorders, and geriatric issues.
Reasons to become a Registered Art Therapist (ATR):
- Most teaching positions at college and university level require this designation.
- Credibility as it ensures that you meet the standards of practice.
- Establishing a stronger professional character by discussing clinical cases post-graduation.
- Building self-confidence for new graduates.
Montreal Art Therapy Centre accepts one art therapy intern per year from any of the Canadian schools that offer a training program in Art Therapy. If you are looking for a placement, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Internship” and attach a copy of your program’s requirements for your practicum. We have been a practicum site for students from VATI and WHEAT in the past years.