Dance/Movement Therapists Volunteer for Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

Over Memorial Day weekend local dance/movement therapists in Washington, D.C.  volunteered their time and services to co-lead dance/movement therapy grief groups for children sponsored by...

The Good Old Days: Dance/Movement Therapy With Older Adults

Trays of half-eaten mashed potatoes and boxed beverages are illuminated by the fluorescent light that fills the hallways and activity...

A New Therapeutic Norm: Dance/Movement Therapy with Individuals with Mental Illness

“There’s power in looking silly and not caring that you do.” –Amy Pohler I currently work as a dance/movement therapist...

Dance/Movement Therapy and Mental Illness–An ADTA Talk

Drawing on more than 25 years working in psychiatric hospitals, Ted Ehrhardt, MS, BC-DMT, LCAT, CMA, explains in this ADTA...

Dance: Positively Changing Lives of Urban Youth–An ADTA Talk

Dance: Positively Changing Lives of Urban Youth–An ADTA Talk

Utilizing Dance to Empower Youth In this ADTA Talk, Dr. Charné Furcron, LPC, BC-DMT, BCC, ACS, discusses and embodies the...

Making Dance/Movement Therapy the Therapy of Choice for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Phillip Martin-Nelson, principal dancer of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, who was diagnosed with severe autism, credits ballet with...

Dance/Movement Therapy and Autism: Dances of Relationship–An ADTA Talk

Dance/Movement Therapy and Autism: Dances of Relationship–An ADTA Talk

In honor of World Autism Awareness Day, Christina Devereaux, PhD, LCAT, LMHC, BC-DMT, NCC, discusses how the essential nature of...

American Dance Therapy Association Highlights National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month The Autism Society launched National Autism Awareness Month over 20 years ago to “promote autism...

Dance/Movement Therapy With Individuals With Developmental Disabilities

March is Developmental Disabilities (DD) Awareness Month. Dance/movement therapy (DMT) is an effective approach when working with this population. As...