Claiming Identity in the Body: Supporting Sexual Identity Development for Queer Folk in Dance/Movement Therapy

Claiming Identity in the Body: Supporting Sexual Identity Development for Queer Folk in Dance/Movement Therapy

Supporting Individuals of All Identities through a Body-Centered Approach The development of a person’s sexual identity within an oppressive system...

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21 was established in 1966, by the United Nations, as the International Day to Eliminate Racial Discrimination. This day...

Honoring the Women of the American Dance Therapy Association

Honoring the Women of the American Dance Therapy Association

As dance/movement therapists, we have quite the lineage of women who advocated for the profession of dance/movement therapy. Today, let...

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...

Dance/Movement Therapy and Survivors of Torture: An ADTA Talk

Dance/Movement Therapy and Survivors of Torture: An ADTA Talk

Survivors of Torture Create Dances of Freedom Belonging. To self, body, home, country, past, present, and future . . ....

Celebrate 52-Years of Dance/Movement Therapy beyond #GivingTuesday

Celebrate 52-Years of Dance/Movement Therapy beyond #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is about Giving Back with Dance/Movement Therapy Now in its third year, the American Dance Therapy Association’s (ADTA) #GivingTuesday...

Thoughts on How Dance/Movement Therapy Can Prevent Violence

Thoughts on How Dance/Movement Therapy Can Prevent Violence

Rebuilding Trust and Interpersonal Connection through Dance/Movement Therapy Dance/movement therapy (DMT) is currently practiced in mental health settings, rehabilitation, medical,...

One Billion Rising 2016–Call to Action

 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign began on November 25th. The 16 Days Campaign was initiated in 1991...

Inclusion Matters: International Day for Persons with Disabilities

  Worldwide there are approximately one billion individuals living with a disability; 80 percent reside in developing countries. This International...

Preventing Suicide: Reaching Out and Saving Lives

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the...

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