What is CATA HQ?

CATA HQ is an innovative space welcoming local and broader communities to experience, learn and grow from Creative Arts Therapy processes designed for anyone needing support with their mental health and well-being. With education and therapeutic pathways to mental health management, support and respite, CATA HQ provides Victorians greater access to much needed affordable mental health services.


Where is CATA HQ?

135 Station Street, Fairfield 3078                                



CATA HQ is here for you.

Our mission is to support diverse groups and people in all communities with COVID-19 recovery programs and therapeutic Creative Arts Therapy services. With affordable and accessible sessions on offer Monday to Friday, we provide mental health support and recovery. The space serves the Creative Arts Therapy industry by providing support, resources, professional development and supervision for all qualified Creative Arts Therapists residing in Australia.


Who can benefit from Creative Arts Therapy programs at CATA HQ?

  • Autistic Individuals;
  • Bereaved Siblings & Families;
  • Caregivers of Bubs;
  • Creative Arts Therapists – Professional Supervision (groups and individuals);
  • Collaborations with other Not-for-Profits;
  • Corporate Team Building Groups;
  • Disability Groups;
  • Gamblers Groups;
  • LGBTQIA+ Groups;
  • Marginalised Children & Youth at Risk;
  • Open Studio for local businesses;
  • Primary & Secondary Students;
  • Primary & Secondary School Teachers – Professional Development;
  • Self-Care for Carers Group;
  • Seniors 65+;
  • Women’s & Men’s Specialised Groups;
  • and more........


REGISTER and get in touch

  • E: info@cata.org.au
  • T: (03) 8470 9525
  • For those interested in joining a family group or one on one session, please complete the 'Client Expression Of Interest' form by following this LINK
  • For Organisations with groups, please complete the 'Organisation Expression Of Interest' form by following this LINK 
  • For those who are NDIS participants, please complete the 'NDIS Referral' form by following this LINK


CATA HQ is NOT a Crisis Centre

For immediate emergency assistance call 000 or contact one of the following crisis services:

Domestic Violence Line  Free call 1800 656 463
  • Lifeline
13 11 14
  • SANE (Mental Health)
1800 187 263
  • Kids Helpline
1800 551 800
  • Beyondblue
1300 224 636
  • Suicide call back service
1300 659 467