5 Ways Dance/Movement Therapists Share Their Work with the World

5 Ways Dance/Movement Therapists Share Their Work with the World

Dance/Movement Therapists in Action Since 1966, the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA) has been the sole U.S. organization dedicated to the...

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...

The Good Old Days: Dance/Movement Therapy With Older Adults

Trays of half-eaten mashed potatoes and boxed beverages are illuminated by the fluorescent light that fills the hallways and activity...

A New Therapeutic Norm: Dance/Movement Therapy with Individuals with Mental Illness

“There’s power in looking silly and not caring that you do.” –Amy Pohler I currently work as a dance/movement therapist...

A Dance/Movement Therapy Moment

As I was training to become a dance/movement therapist, there were two phrases I constantly heard: “trust the process” and...

A Personal History: Bringing the Body into the Treatment of Autism

I met Peter* in 1970, while earning my Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology at Emerson College in Boston,...

Dance: Positively Changing Lives of Urban Youth–An ADTA Talk

In this ADTA Talk, Dr. Charné Furcron, LPC, BC-DMT, BCC, ACS, discusses and embodies the powerful effect that dance has...

Making Dance/Movement Therapy the Therapy of Choice for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Phillip Martin-Nelson, principal dancer of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, who was diagnosed with severe autism, credits ballet with...

Reintroduction to Body and Community: Dance/Movement Therapy with Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Over one million individuals survive traumatic brain injuries (TBI) each year. TBI often results in physical, cognitive, and psychosocial changes,...

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...

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