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Association Luxembourgeoise

des Art-thérapeutes Diplômés


Wer Sind Wir?

Who we are?

The "Association Luxembourgeoise des Art-thérapeutes Diplômés asbl", "ALAtD" for short, founded on 13 October 2008, brings together arts therapists from the various disciplines of visual arts, music, dance/movement and drama/theatre to form a professional association. They come from domestic and foreign training programmes.

Our missions

  • Information and public relations work


  • Protection of the professional title of certified arts therapist to prevent misuse and to protect the client


  • Defending the code of ethics 


  • Promotion of exchange among artistic therapists on a national and international level 


  • Cooperation with national and international associations and institutions 


  • Promotion of science and research 


  • Provision of a specialised library 

Mitglied Werden

Why become a member?

  • to receive all kinds of up-to-date information about: 

- further education

- congresses and conferences

- current publications

- professional-political topics

- job offers

  • to exchange ideas with colleagues 

- to enrich your own practice

- to plan and implement joint projects

  • to borrow literature from the specialised library


  • to establish international contacts, as the ALAtD, due to the geographical nature of Luxembourg, attaches great importance to international networking. In this respect, the ALAtD is a member of the European Federation of Art Therapy (EFAT).


  • to promote the quality assurance of our work

    - arranging inter - and co-vision groups

    - organisation of supervisions


  • to obtain support for research projects 


  • to be included in the public list of therapists that can be consulted by potential clients seeking a qualified art therapist


  • to actively participate in the establishment and recognition of our profession.

Become a member 

Active member

In accordance with the current guidelines, all persons who can prove that they have completed a certain amount of training in an artistic form of therapy are accepted as active members upon written application. The membership fee is currently 100 €. Jobseekers pay half the fee. 


Student member

You can be accepted as a student member if you are in training to become an artistic therapist. In addition to the completed application form, we require a valid certificate of study. The membership fee is currently 50 €.

Supporting member

If you are neither a trained artistic therapist nor an artistic therapist at university, but would like to support our cause, you can become a sustaining member of the ALAtD with 50 € or a voluntarily higher amount. This will allow you to attend all our events at a reduced rate.


The committee

Christiane BALTES

Art therapist



Maria D'ELIA

Art therapist

Vice President

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Santhi DENIS
Art therapist


For any questions or other concerns, please email us at or fill out the following contact form:

Thanks for submitting!


art therapist

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Art therapist
Deputy secretary

Bank details
Seat of ALAtD

ALAtD asbl

HRS - Hôpital Kirchberg

c / o Maria D'Elia - Service 0C

9, rue Edward Steichen

L-2540 Luxembourg


IBAN: LU03 0027 1913 6245 3400



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RCS Luxembourg

F 7,756


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