Reintroduction to Body and Community: Dance/Movement Therapy with Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Over one million individuals survive traumatic brain injuries (TBI) each year. TBI often results in physical, cognitive, and psychosocial changes,...

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...

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...

“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...

Five Things Dance/Movement Therapists Do Daily

Dance/movement therapists are unique individuals within the workforce who use dance and movement to help promote therapeutic growth in individuals.  Dance/movement...

Dance/Movement Therapy and Eating Disorders: An ADTA Talk

In observance of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, the American Dance Therapy Association has released a new ADTA Talk. Susan...

Show Me the Way to My Soul: Dance/Movement Therapy for Individuals with Eating Disorders

Show Me the Way to My Soul: Dance/Movement Therapy for Individuals with Eating Disorders

We are all dancers. We use movement to express ourselves-our hungers, pains, angers, joys, confusions, fears-long before we use words and...