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...

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...

Dance/Movement Therapist Interviewed on The Trauma Therapist Podcast

“Every human being has the right to inhabit his or her body in the way that he or she chooses.”...

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