“I had fireworks coming out of my chest!” –  A Tribute on World Down Syndrome Day

“I had fireworks coming out of my chest!” – A Tribute on World Down Syndrome Day

A Dance/Movement Therapy Moment I currently work as a full-time dance/movement therapist at a day training program that serves adults...

Dance/Movement Therapy and Brain Injury

Dance/Movement Therapy and Brain Injury

March is Brain Injury Awareness month and as a dance/movement therapist I have spent much of my professional career providing...

Dance/Movement Therapy and Eating Disorders: An ADTA Talk

Dance/Movement Therapy and Eating Disorders: An ADTA Talk

Engaging Persons with Eating Disorders through Our Native Language–Dance Dance/movement therapy is a wonderful way to help people with eating...

Afro-Caribbean Dance Healing System – Connection. Meaning. Power: An ADTA Talk

Afro-Caribbean Dance Healing System – Connection. Meaning. Power: An ADTA Talk

As a board certified dance/movement therapist and educator, Maria E. Rivera highlights the use of Afro-Caribbean dance as a cultural...

Highlight of the Dance/Movement Therapy Year

As 2015 winds down, I am reflecting on the meaningful moments of the year. As a dance/movement therapist the highlight...

Letting Go: Dance/Movement Therapy for Caregivers

Editor’s Note: November is National Family Caregiver’s Month. In her previous post, Natasha wrote about some of the challenges caregivers face and...

Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Dance/Movement Therapy

Alzheimer’s Disease, a complex and progressive brain disorder, is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. alone....

Moving Dance/Movement Therapy Forward: ADTA Talks 2015

Lights, camera, action! Dance/movement therapists from all-over the world are gearing-up to present on camera to educate the world about...