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Board of Directors

Founding Member of the
Toronto Art Therapy Institue

James Nicol,  a Founding Member of the TATI Board of Directors, describes himself as a “Proud Scot”. Mr. Nicol had been an associate of Dr. Martin Fischer’s during Dr. Fischer’s early explorations into art therapy. When Dr. Fischer decided to develop the Toronto Art Therapy Institute he and Mr. Nicol appointed its first Board of Directors. As well, Mr. Nicol worked on the Institute becoming incorporated and establishing its constitution.

Honorary Patron

Mrs Beatrice Fischer

Board of Directors

CHAIRPERSON
Debbie Anderson,  D.T.A.T.I., Private Practice

TREASURER
Bob Engel,  MSW, Executive Director (Retired), Oolagan Community Services

SECRETARY
Mary Vachon,  PHD

DIRECTORS
Delane Cooper
William Ma, BA
Parnian Pardis, BSc

HONOURARY BOARD MEMBERS
Dr. Ydessa Hendeles, C.M., O.Ont., PhD, LL.D. (Hon.), D.F.A. (Hon.), A.O.C.A.D., D.T.A.T.I.​