“Promoting the use of art and creativity to facilitate personal well-being.”


Why join NIGAT?

Annual Membership to NIGAT offers the chance to:

  • Network with other like minded people and professionals.

  • Create space and time to nurture your own art making, especially at the Day Meetings and Summer School.

  • Learn more about the profession of Art Therapy and possibilities of Art as Therapy.

The beauty of NIGAT is that with such a diverse membership it provides an excellent opportunity to network with a varied group who share the same interest; using the creative art process to facilitate personal well-being.

Who can join NIGAT?

The membership profile is broad; welcoming both registered professionals; students and those simply interested in learning more about the role of creativity and art to promote health and well-being. The working contexts of NIGAT members include: Art Therapists; Art Psychotherapists; Counsellors; Teachers; Artists; Art students; Music Therapists; Drama Therapists; Social workers; Nurses; Health practitioners; Care workers in voluntary and statutory agencies.



Benefits of NIGAT Membership:

  • Members can enhance their knowledge of Art Therapy and have the opportunity to develop their art making practice.
  • Members receive a Newsletter twice a year and Annual Report providing information about Art Therapy / ArtPsychotherapy and NIGAT activities.
  • Members receive emails of relevant news & developments relating to creative therapies.
  • Members receive reduced Day Meeting attendance fees, plus invitations to special Members Events.
  • Members can apply for a bursary place at the NIGAT Summer School
  • Members have access to a small reference library of Art Therapy / Art Psychotherapy books and journals.
  • Opportunity to participate in an annual art exhibition.

DISCLAIMER: Paypal settings automatically defer to a recurring payment, Please note that if you do not wish your membership to automatically renew on an annual basis you must change your payment settings within Paypal, as NIGAT are unable to adjust your payment settings. This is the member’s own responsibility. NIGAT is unable to reimburse payments. 



 Annual Membership Fees are:

Full member : £30           Student / Unemployed : £20

Online Membership to the right or download a form here