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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 >


Celebrating 50 years of the American Dance Therapy Association (1966-2016)!

Come be part of the ADTA’s 50th anniversary celebration at this year’s annual conference in Bethesda, MD from October 20 – 23, 2016.  Join us as we bring 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 >

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Catch up on the latest news from our committees and chapters — and reflections from the board president.

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NEXT WEBINAR In Creative Collaborations Series

jessica-young2Motivational Interviewing and Dance/Movement Therapy: A Complementary Relationship

with Jessica Young MA, LCPC, BC-DMT, GL-CMA

Date/Time: Friday, September 30th 12:00-1:00ET
Registration is $15 for student; $35 for ADTA member; $45 for non-member

Description: This webinar will explore the basic tenets and techniques of Rollnick and Miller’s Motivational Interviewing approach to change. The synergistic relationship between Motivational Interviewing, Dance/Movement Therapy theory and practice, and Prochaska and DiClemente’s Stages of Change Model will be illuminated.

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