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

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

Utilizing Dance to Empower Youth In this ADTA Talk, Dr. Charné Furcron, LPC, BC-DMT, BCC, ACS, discusses and embodies the...

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

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...

Five Things Dance/Movement Therapists Do Daily

Dance/movement therapists are unique individuals within the workforce who use dance and movement to help promote therapeutic growth in individuals.  Dance/movement...