Welcome to the Dance Movement Therapy Association of Australasia!

The Dance Movement Therapy Association (DTAA) is the recognised professional body for dance movement therapy in Australasia. It sets the standards for Professional, Provisional Professional and Associate levels of membership, training and supervision. The DTAA also warmly welcomes General and Student members.

The DTAA promotes the growth, development and recognition of the dance movement therapy profession in Australasia by:

  • establishing and maintaining standards for training, research and professional practice
  • providing a means of communication, education and networking between dance movement therapists, other health professionals, employers and clients
  • liaising with other relevant peak and professional bodies
  • providing information and resources for dance movement therapy practitioners, students and the wider community
  • offering Provisional Professional and Professional Membership status to applicants who meet the training criteria, and Associate, Student or Overseas membership to others interested in dance movement therapy.

Member resources include the opportunity for recognition as a dance movement therapist, bi-annual journal, regular news of events, insurance, library and professional development opportunities.

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Just Published: DTAA’s new book, Dance Therapy Collections Four

Editors: Jane Guthrie and Sue Mullane, with Elizabeth Loughlin
Order here

Annual Report 2016-2017 available here

Amber Gray Workshop: Body as Voice, Restorative Movement Psychotherapy for Survivors of Trauma, December 2017

Amber Gray, international award winning somatic psychotherapist, dance movement therapist and trauma specialist, returning to Australia to offer her unique training series.

December 1 – 4th, Northcote Town Hall, Victoria
Limited places, please book ahead!  More information here

 

Marylee Hardenbergh, site specific dance workshop, Melbourne, January 20th & 21st 2018

An exciting opportunity to learn with Internationally recognized choreographer, Dance Movement Therapist, and founder of Global Water Dances. Join us for a workshop in learning how to direct a community-based performance or Movement Choir. Understand the therapeutic aspects of creating community-based movement choirs and performances, learn about the overlapping concepts of dance therapy and site-specific dance. Involving dance and dance therapy communities, the workshop will culminate in a site-specific event performed at a place chosen with participants.
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https://www.trybooking.com/SXNW   or   
https://www.trybooking.com/332276

 

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