Events and News

Send us your announcements of upcoming DDS events, and updates and photos from completed events!

November, 2008, American Art Therapy Association conference, Cleveland, OH, USA

Focus Group on the DDS – Anne Mills will introduce this art interview and its research, and will facilitate networking.

Use of the Diagnostic Drawing Series in the Supervisory Environment – Anne Mills will illustrate how to help a trainee become competent in clinical areas such as the sensitive and accurate administration of assessments, treatment planning, writing chart notes, and learning from looking at the art.

March, 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

A two day DDS training is being planned which will be led by Barry M. Cohen, ATR-BC, and Anne Mills, ATR-BC, LPC. The event will be sponsored by the Association des art-thérapeutes du Québec in honor of Creative Arts Therapies Week. For information, contact the sponsors at (514) 990-5415 or

Late Spring/Early Summer, 2009, Virginia, USA

Pending sufficient registration, a two day DDS training will be led by Barry M. Cohen, ATR-BC, and Anne Mills, ATR-BC, LPC. CEUs are planned. Post a message at “Links for Researchers” to indicate your interest in attending.

Some of the clinicians and researchers who use the DDS in the Netherlands and
Belgium met in June 2007 at HAN University, Nijmegen, Holland.