Dance Therapy Association of Australia

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 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 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.




DTAA EventsĀ and News

The Art of Embodied Resilience: Dance and Movement Approaches to Promote Well-being for Our Clients and Ourselves
With international presenter: Amber Gray. June 25, 26
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DTAA Supervision Day
June 5 at The Stables, Richmond
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Past President Jane Guthrie acknowledged
DTAA acknowledges the devoted service of Past President Jane Guthrie to the DTAA, awarding her an Honorary Life Membership.
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