American Art Therapy Association (arttherapy.org) – Its mission is to serve its members and the general public by promoting standards of professional competence and developing and increasing knowledge in the field of art therapy.
American Dance Therapy Association (adta.org) – This organization is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the profession of dance/movement therapy and to promote and provide resources for dance/movement therapists.
Americans for the Arts (americansforthearts.org) – This organization is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.
American Music Therapy Association (musictherapy.org) - Music Therapy is an established healthcare profession that uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals of all ages.
The Art Connection (theartconnection.org) - An organization with a mission to increase access to art in under-served communities through a unique art donation and placement program.
Arts and Healing Network (artheals.org) – An online international resource for anyone interested in the healing potential of art, especially environmentalists, social activists, artists, art professionals, health care practitioners, and those challenged by illness.
Art for Healing (artforhealing.org) – This organization provides works of art, which enhance the quality of life for the ill, their caregivers, and loved ones.
Berklee College of Music, Music Therapy Department (berkless.edu/musictherapy) - An institution offering music therapy training programs for undergraduate and graduate students as well as hosting various symposia and events for the broader community.
The Boston Conservatory (bostonconservatory.edu) - An institution offering a variety of music programs related to Autism including private lessons, early childhood, chorus, and graduate programs.
Creative Dance Center (creativedance.org) - An organization practicing BrainDance: a sequential and holistic exercise based on the developmental movement patterns infants move through during their first year and we continue refining throughout our lives.
Creativity Matters: The Arts and Aging Toolkit (artsandaging.org) – This resource explains why and how older adults benefit from participating in professionally conducted community arts programs.
Foundation Center (fdncenter.org) – Recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust.
Longwood Symphony Orchestra (longwoodsymphony.org) - A unique Boston ensemble whose mission is to perform concerts of musical excellence and innovation while supporting medically-related nonprofit organizations.
Midwest Arts in Healthcare Network (maihn.org) - A coalition of healthcare providers, artists, and community members working together to integrate the arts into the world of health and healing.
National Association for Drama Therapy (nadt.org) – A membership organization that provides resources on drama used for therapy.
National Association for Poetry Therapy (poetrytherapy.org) - NAPT members have forged a community of healers and lovers of words and language. They work in many settings where people deal with personal and communal pain and the search for growth.
National Center for Creative Aging (creativeaging.org) - The National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) is dedicated to fostering an understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and the quality of life of older people.
National Coalition of Creative Arts Therapies Associations (nccata.org) – This organization provides an alliance of professional associations dedicated to the advancement of the arts as therapeutic modalities.
National Endowment for the Arts (arts.endow.gov) - The National Endowment for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education.
National Network for Arts in Health Canada (artsinhealth.ca) - Arts In Health works within hospitals and healthcare environments with hospital administrators and clinical staff to utilize and understand the value of the arts in enhancing well-being.
Performing Arts Medicine Association (artsmed.org) - PAMA is an organization comprised of dedicated medical professionals, artists educators, and administrators with the common goal of improving the health care of the performing artist.
Planetree (planetree.org) - Planetree is an internationally recognized leader in patient-centered, holistic approaches to health care, promoting mental, emotional, spiritual, social, and physical healing. It empowers patients and families and encourages healing partnerships with caregivers. It seeks to maximize positive health care outcomes by integrating optimal medical therapies and incorporating art and nature into the healing environment.
VSA Arts (vsarts.org) - VSA Arts is an international, nonprofit organization founded in 1974 by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith to create a society where all people with disabilities learn through, participate in and enjoy the arts.
World Federation of Music Therapy - (musictherapyworld.net) - WFMT is dedicated to developing and promoting music therapy throughout the world as an art and science.