Dance Therapy Association of Australia

Welcome to the Dance Movement Therapy Association of Australia!

The Dance Movement Therapy Association (DTAA) is the recognised professional body for dance movement therapy in Australia. It sets the standards for 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 Australia 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 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.

 

PACFA

Coming events

The Dance of Connection in Dementia Care: Getting to the Heart of the Matter
Donna Newman Bluestein from the USA
Saturday February 21, 2015
Collingwood Senior Citizen’s Centre, Abbotsford
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DTAA National Conference: Broadening the Spectrum:
Dance and other expressive arts therapies for health and healing
July 10-12, 2015
Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, Victoria
Keynote speaker: Dr. Sherry Goodill
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HEMF Dance Movement Therapy Research Grants

New grant round now open, closing 5 June 2015..
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