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...

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 . . ....

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...

Dance/Movement Therapy and Domestic Violence Awareness

Disturbingly, 1 in 3 women are victims of some type of domestic violence by a significant other in the their...

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.”...

Growing up Refugee

For the first time since World War II, the number of displaced people in the world has surged to more...

Drum! Dance! Rise! – One Billion Rising Revolution!

Drum! Dance! Rise! – One Billion Rising Revolution!

“Our dance shows our suffering and our strength, our wounds and our womanhood. We dance to RISE above!”    ~ Kristine...