Dance/Movement Therapy has Positive Impact on Quality of Life, Depression, Anxiety, Well-being, Mood, Affect, and Body Image: A Journal Brief

Dance/Movement Therapy has Positive Impact on Quality of Life, Depression, Anxiety, Well-being, Mood, Affect, and Body Image: A Journal Brief

Dance/movement therapists are frequently challenged to produce “evidence” that dance/movement therapy (DMT) is useful in treatment, a request that can...

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...

Five Ways Dance/Movement Therapy Can Empower and Support Veterans

Five Ways Dance/Movement Therapy Can Empower and Support Veterans

In the spirit of learning, connecting, and sharing I offer some of the insight I have gained from my work...

Dance/Movement Therapist Supports Family Members Grieving Their Military Loved Ones

Dance/Movement Therapist Supports Family Members Grieving Their Military Loved Ones

Dance/movement therapists serve individuals connected to the US military in a variety of facets. They have worked with Veterans since...

Communication Through Movement: Dance/Movement Therapy and Autism

Communication Through Movement: Dance/Movement Therapy and Autism

Editor’s Note: Heidi Ehrenreich is a second generation dance/movement therapist who has spent her career pioneering ways to integrate the...

Dance/Movement Therapy and Mental Illness–An ADTA Talk

Dance/Movement Therapy and Mental Illness–An ADTA Talk

Engaging Individuals with Mental Illness through Dance/Movement Therapy Drawing on more than 25 years working in psychiatric hospitals, dance/movement therapist...

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...

“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...