The Institute for Therapy through the Arts
To empower and energize individuals, families and communities to grow and heal by
and wellness in individuals and families through
Creative Arts Therapy;
in community organizations by providing state of the art consultation, training and clinical programs;
in students' academic and social development through a collaborative team approach to treatment in schools;
in the Creative Arts Therapy fields by advocating for each discipline and providing integrated training experiences.
Founded in 1975 as a division of the Music Institute of Chicago, the Institute for Therapy through the Arts (ITA) is one of the few comprehensive community-based arts therapy programs in the United States to offer four creative arts treatment modalities – Music Therapy, Drama Therapy, Art Therapy, and Dance/Movement Therapy. ITA became an independent nonprofit on September 1, 2015 and serves approximately 1800 clients every year.
ITA offers individual and group therapy sessions at the following locations:
Evanston, IL 60201
Chicago, IL 60605
Lake Forest, IL 60045