Adventure Therapy International Committee
The Adventure Therapy International Committee (ATIC) is responsible for the oversight of the triennial International Adventure Therapy Conference (IATC) and the publication of associated proceedings. ATIC also provides advocacy and resources to assist in developing national Adventure Therapy networks.
The Adventure Therapy International Committee aims to promote and support professional practice, research and the development of Adventure Therapy worldwide.
ATIC recognizes the term ‘adventure therapy’ has regional or national interpretations and definitions for practice. Adventure therapy, within this organization, is inclusive of international programs and practitioners utilising outdoor, adventure and experiential methodologies to meet developmental and therapeutic ends. ATIC is comprised of 1- 2 representatives from IATC participating nations.
Current ATIC membership is as follows:
Anat Raphael is an Integrative Arts Psychotherapist working in a model that integrates nature, arts and conventional Psychotherapy with Individuals and Groups. She has been lecturing
on Adventure therapy at the Interdisciplinary Wilderness Therapy Program in Hakkibutzim College and the Out-door facilitator program in Oranim College. In 2009 Anat founded and
Jasper (Taiwan) – biographical information to follow
Anthony Cheng (Hong Kong) – biographical information to follow