Supervision for Art Therapists and Counselors

LifeBalance is proud to offer supervision services for art therapists working to obtain their ATR, (an ATR-BC is essential to the new art therapy license recently signed into law by the New Jersey Governor) or supervision towards the NJ LPC license.   There is also supervision offered of the NY LCAT license, as Rita also holds that license.  Rita offers a didactic process where client artwork (with proper releases signed, of course), and verbal interactions, as well as non-verbal stances and behaviors are reviewed, discussed and new strategies to fit clients are explored to be implemented.

There are requirements for those with an LAC to be supervised.  Please review the web site of the Professional Counselors Committee here: Professional Counselor Examiners Committee.  LifeBalance clinician Rita Klachkin holds the ACS credential which is necessary to be a supervisor for LAC’s in NJ.

For the new art therapy license just signed by the Governor of New Jersey on 1/11/16, regulations and applications will be available during 2016, towards the latter part of the year.  Please follow the New Jersey Art Therapy Association’s website,  found here: NJ Art Therapy Licensing Information, which will have updates as to the application process as it becomes formulated.  Rita Klachkin holds the ATCS Art Therapy Supervision credential, the highest credentialed offered for art therapy supervision.

For information on the requirements for the NY LCAT license, please see the office of professions website here: New York Department of Education, LCAT Requirements

Supervision is a road we take together in order for you to reach your professional goals.  Please call Rita for more details at 862-210-9459, or email at

Call LifeBalance for more information.   For LAC’s a plan of supervision will need to be filed with the LPC Board in Newark, and approved by them, before we can begin.  Call 862-210-9459 for details.