A Comprehensive Listing of Dance Therapy Research

Bibliography of Dance/Movement Therapy with Children

Adolescence

Compiled by Lenore Hervey and Andrew Rush

(See also: Infancy & Childhood; Abuse, Sexual Abuse & Trauma in Children; Autism and Developmental Disabilities; Education; Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit and Hyperactive Disorders; Medical Illness and Physical Disabilities in Children; Psychiatric, Behavioral and Emotional Disorders in Children)


Theses & Dissertations

Abrahamson, G. (1993). The implications from dance/movement therapy with adolescent populations. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of California, Los Angeles.

Abramovich, L.
(2002). An examination of the role of the open art therapy studio with hospitalized adolescents in a psychiatric hospital. Unpublished master’s thesis, Drexel University, Philadelphia.

Allain-Murphy, L. (1988). Dance/movement therapy: An aid to socialization for physically handicapped adolescents. Unpublished master’s thesis, Goucher College, Towson, MD.

Baker, A. (1987). Occurrences of curative factors in a dance/movement therapy African culture group with inpatient adolescents. Unpublished master’s thesis, Antioch/New England Graduate School, Keene, NH.

Bannon, V.
(1994). Dance/movement therapy with emotionally disturbed adolescents. Unpublished master’s thesis, Goucher College, Towson, MD.

Becker, C.J. (1988). Dance/movement therapy: A treatment approach to male adolescent aggression. Unpublished master’s thesis, Columbia College, Chicago.

Beeri, N. (2002). The effect of art therapy on youths suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder. Unpublished master’s thesis, Drexel University, Philadelphia.

Belevetz, K.A. (1997). Dance of the hero: A dance/movement therapy model using masks, movement, and role play with adolescents. Unpublished master’s thesis, Drexel University, Philadelphia.

Binette, L. (1994). Kestenberg Movement Profile analysis of moshing: The study of a communal ritual dance among adolescent males of the 1990s. Unpublished master’s thesis, Antioch/New England Graduate School, Keene, NH.

Booth, H. (1995). Adolescent bereavement and the creative process with an emphasis on dance movement therapy. Unpublished master’s thesis, Antioch/New England Graduate School, Keene, NH.

Briski, M.K. (1995). The use of dance/movement therapy with depressed adolescents. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of California, Los Angeles.

Cayenne, B. (1987). Movement therapy and its interface with therapeutic games: An integrated approach to working with special-needs adolescent males. Unpublished master’s thesis, Drexel University, Philadelphia.

Connell, J. (1991). Movement therapy for the angry adolescent. Unpublished master’s thesis, Hunter College, New York.

Cooper, A.C. (1995). An exploratory look at the dance/movement therapist’s role and practice with a group of deaf adolescents. Unpublished master’s thesis, Hunter College, New York.

Dillman, D.S. (1995). Somatic-expressive group process as a tool toward healing the wounding of childhood in adolescents. Unpublished master’s thesis, Naropa Institute, Boulder, CO.

Dowdy, A. (2000). The effects of dance/movement therapy on mentally retarded adolescents' awareness of personal space: A thesis. Unpublished master’s thesis, Columbia College, Chicago.

Farr, M. (1995). The role of dance/movement therapy in treating at-risk African American adolescents: A multicultural perspective. Unpublished master’s thesis, Antioch/New England Graduate School, Keene, NH.

Giannone, G.M. (1993). Moving up with Downs: A dance movement therapist’s perspective on enhancing socialization with Down Syndrome adolescents. Unpublished master’s thesis, Hunter College, New York.

Gollan, A. (1989). A case description of a mentally and physically handicapped adolescent focusing on interventions minimizing barriers of aggression to facilitate the process of separation from the parents. Unpublished master’s thesis, Langen Institut, Monheim, Germany.

Graves, L. (1988). Object relations theory and developmental dance/movement therapy in the treatment of undersocialized/aggressive adolescents. Unpublished master’s thesis, Antioch/New England Graduate School, Keene, NH.

Green, N.M. (1993). Dance/movement therapy with emotionally handicapped adolescents in more and less restrictive environments. Unpublished master’s thesis, Goucher College, Towson, MD.

Gurian, N. (1986). Adolescent individuation and the creative arts. Unpublished master’s thesis, California State University, Hayward.

Haney, T. (1993). The use of dance/movement therapy with adolescents in a short-term inpatient psychiatric facility. Unpublished master’s thesis, Hunter College, New York.

Higgins, S. (1993). Integration of movement/expressive arts: Case study of a suicidal adolescent. Unpublished master’s thesis, Antioch/New England Graduate School, Keene, NH.

Katzenbach, E. (2000). Dance/movement therapy and the interplay technique with adolescent students: Assisting the developmental process. Unpublished master’s thesis, Columbia College, Chicago.

Kaufmann, L. (1987). Building a relationship using dance therapy interventions during the first five sessions of an individual therapy with a fifteen-year-old female adolescent in psychiatric intensive care. Unpublished master’s thesis, Langen Institut, Monheim, Germany.

Kristoff, B. (1987). Effects of movement/modeling course on the body image and self concept of female adolescents. Unpublished master’s thesis, California State University, Hayward.

Lewis, G.E. (1995). Listen to what they are playing: A learning experience about adolescents, music, and dance/movement therapy. Unpublished master’s thesis, Antioch/New England Graduate School, Keene, NH.

Marcus, Y. (1988). From depression to expression: An interpretation, based on Alexander Lowen’s theory of depression, of the effectiveness of dance therapy in the treatment of a case of teenage depression. Unpublished master’s thesis, New York University.

Millstein, B.M.
(1999). Effects of a prejudice reduction program utilizing creative movement on the racial/ethnic attitudes and identity of adolescents. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities & Social Sciences. Vol 59(7-A) 2346.

Moore, K. (1986). The use of masks and movement therapy as an evaluative process with adolescents in psychiatric treatment. Unpublished master’s thesis, Naropa Institute, Boulder, CO.

Ojala, E. (1995). Dance/movement therapy with a developmentally disabled adolescent utilizing the Kestenberg Movement Profile. Unpublished master’s thesis, Antioch/New England Graduate School, Keene, NH.

Parasuram, K. (1992). Techniques used in dance/movement therapy with cerebral palsied adolescents. Unpublished master’s thesis, Goucher College, Towson, MD.

Payne, H. (1987). The perceptions of male adolescents labeled delinquent towards a programme of dance movement therapy. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Manchester, England.

Perry, K.K. (1988). Movement therapy as a means to facilitate change and growth in adolescents. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of California, Los Angeles.

Peterson, K.M.
(1991). Short-term dance/movement therapy with emotionally disturbed adolescents. Unpublished master’s thesis, Goucher College, Towson, MD.

Petrofsky, J. (1986). Once upon a time. Unpublished master’s thesis, Hunter College, New York.

Rupp, A. (1992). A case study of an adolescent female utilizing dance/movement therapy as the primary approach. Unpublished master’s thesis, California State University, Hayward.

Thelen, U. (1989). Describing dance therapy for fostering self-reliance and autonomy in adolescents suffering psychically in semi-open therapy center. Unpublished master’s thesis, Langen Institut, Monheim, Germany.

Thomas, L. (1987). A focus on body movement of Black and White adolescents ranging in age from thirteen to sixteen years-old. Unpublished master’s thesis, Drexel University, Philadelphia.

Scholefield, J.R. (1991). Moving toward role identification with depressed/suicidal adolescents in short-term dance/movement therapy. Unpublished master’s thesis, California State University, Hayward.

Selzman, L.J.
(1990). Female adolescent body image: A dance therapy perspective with movement exercises for the young girl. Unpublished master’s thesis, Antioch/New England Graduate School, Keene, NH.

Stark, Y. (1990). The question of structure: Leading adolescent dance therapy groups. Unpublished master’s thesis, New York University.

Trott, M. (1995). Dance therapy as a way to increase self-esteem in adolescent girls. Unpublished master’s thesis, Hunter College, New York.

Vella, G.E. (1992). Case study of a depressed adolescent with borderline syndrome in dance/movement therapy. Unpublished master’s thesis, Hunter College, New York.

Venable, E.I. (1994). Dance/movement therapy with an adolescent mother: A case study. Unpublished master’s thesis, Drexel University, Philadelphia.

Williams, A. (1994). Dance/movement therapy and drama therapy as co-modalities with an adolescent population. Unpublished master’s thesis, Antioch/New England Graduate School, Keene, NH.

Wolpert, J.B. (1992). Self esteem: Dance/movement therapy and movement observation with emotionally disturbed adolescent boys. Unpublished master’s thesis, Goucher College, Towson, MD.

Yeager, L. (1996). A movement therapy based treatment program for negative body image in adolescent females. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of California, Los Angeles.

Journal Articles & Papers

Block, B.A. (2001). The psychological cultural relational model applied to a therapeutic, educational adolescent dance program. Arts in Psychotherapy, 28(2), 117-123.

Brown, P. (1999). Teenage warriors: Dance movement therapy with adolescents in a residential setting. Dance Therapy Association of Australia: Dance Therapy Collections, 2, 19-23.

Burn, H. (1987). The movement behavior of anorectics: The control issue. American Journal of Dance Therapy, 10, 54-76.

Burns, F. (2002). Creating a dance/movement therapy program for adolescents who have physical and sensory disabilities. 37th Annual Conference Proceedings of the American Dance Therapy Association.

Davis, D. & Boster, L. (1993). Cognitive-behavioral-expressive interventions with aggressive and resistant youth. Residential Treatment of Children & Youth, 10(4), 55-68.

Farr, M. (1997). The role of dance/movement therapy in treating at-risk African American adolescents. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 24(2), 183-191.

Gorham, L. (1995). Dance therapy and self psychology. Clinical Social Work Journal, 23(3), 361-373.

Johnson, D.R. & Eicher, V. (1990). The use of dramatic activities to facilitate dance therapy with adolescents. Special Issue: The Creative Arts Therapies with Adolescents. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 17(2), 157-164.

Lausberg, H. (1998). Does movement behavior have differential diagnostic potential? Discussion of a controlled study on patients with anorexia nervosa and bulimia. American Journal of Dance Therapy, 20(2), 85-99.

Lerman, P.F. (2002). Masks and movement: A creative arts therapy experience with inner city youth. 37th Annual Conference Proceedings of the American Dance Therapy Association.

Loughlin, E. (1993). “Why was I born among mirrors?”: Therapeutic dance for teenage girls and women with Turner Syndrome. American Journal of Dance Therapy, 15(2), 107-124.

Payne, H. (1986). Dance movement therapy with male adolescents labelled delinquent (Therapie par la danse avec des adolescents delinquants). Dance: the study of dance and the place of dance in society: VIII Commonwealth and international conference on sport. . 1986, Glasgow Spon, London ROYAUME-UNI, pp 309-315, 7 p 7 ref

Payne, H. (1988a). The practice of dance movement therapy with adolescents. Conference Proceedings: Dance and the Child International. London, Roehampton Institute.

Taylor, S.A., Kymissis, P. & Pressman, M. (1998). Prospective Kinetic Family Drawing and adolescent mentally ill chemical abusers. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 25(2), 115-124.

Books and chapters from books

Farber, K. (2001). When bodies matter: Teaching adolescents about community, critical consciousness, and identity through movement. In: P. O'Reilly; E.M. Penn; K.Demarrais (Eds.)  Educating young adolescent girls (pp.103-121). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Payne, H. (1988). The use of dance movement therapy with troubled youth. In C. Schaefer, (Ed.) Innovative interventions in child and adolescent therapy. New York/London: John Wiley Interscience.

Rice, J., Hardenbergh, M. & Hornyak, L. (1989). Disturbed body image in anorexia nervosa: Dance/movement therapy interventions. In L. Hornyak & E. Baker (Eds.), Experiential therapies for eating disorders. New York: The Guilford Press.

Stark, A., Aronow, S. & McGeehan, T. (1989). Dance/movement therapy with bulimic patients. In L. Hornyak & E. Baker (Eds.), Experiential therapies for eating disorders. New York: The Guilford Press.


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