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...

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...

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...

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...