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What Is Dance/Movement Therapy?

Based on the empirically supported premise that the body, mind and spirit are interconnected, the American Dance Therapy Association defines dance/movement therapy as the psychotherapeutic use of movement to further the emotional, cognitive, physical and social integration of the individual. Learn more >

  American Dance Therapy Association (1966-2016) celebrated its 50 years!

ADTA’s 50th anniversary celebration at this year’s 51st annual conference was such a success.  We brought the power of dance/movement therapy to the Washington DC area.

goodday-circle-imageHow To Become A Dance / Movement Therapist  

Are you interested in the intersection between movement, mind and body, health and well-being? Curious about pursuing a career that invokes the healing power of dance to promote wellness in others? If so, dance/movement therapy might be the career for you! Whether you choose to go to one of the ADTA approved graduate programs and OR you choose to an alternate route program, we have the answers to your questions! Learn more >

Moving Dance/Movement Therapy Forward: The Official Blog of the American Dance Therapy Association

webinar-photo-groupFEATURED WEBINARS: 2016 Creative Collaborations Series

This webinar series offers insight and inspiration for ways in which integrating dance/movement therapy (DMT) and other modalities can enhance treatment. Bringing other approaches into DMT expands options for intervention and provides additional frameworks to focus the work. Throughout the series, dance/movement therapists will learn more about options that may strengthen their practice and other mental health professionals will be introduced to the benefits of using an embodied and creative approach with a variety of interventions.

For more Info >    To register at our webinar hosting site >

2016 Conference Recording

Oral History: Roots to Branches: How Vision, Passion, and Commitment Built a Profession

Second generation dance/movement therapists share their experience in the parallel processes of creating a profession and supporting association. This “oral history” seminar is structured in a conversational, storytelling style that allows for spontaneous exchanges and connections to surface that might otherwise be lost. More >

ADTA CE Hour: 2 NBCC CE Hour: 2 ADTA Member Price: $40.00 Non-Member Price: $50.00 ADTA Student Price: $20.00

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