Associate Membership


New South Wales

Virginia Woods Psychologist- BA, PGDip Psych Dance-movement Therapist- Grad Cert DMT, Grad Dip DMT (IDTIA), Grad Dip MD. Creative Arts Therapist- MA (MIECAT) Somatic Psychotherapy- SPI- Module 1

Geographic areas of work preference: Northern NSW, Gold Coast, Brisbane.

Telephone (BH): 0409576285 Mobile: 0409576285

Theresa Jackson

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Terrie-Ann Bolger MCounselling, Grad.Dip.DMT, Cert.IV in TAA

Geographic areas of work preference: Sydney - Inner West, South and Western Sydney

Telephone (BH): 0434998823 Mobile: 0416075988

Sharon Searle B. Couns, Grad. Dip.. Dance Movement Therqpy

Geographic areas of work preference: The Shire, Sydney

Mobile: 0421766709

Meredith Elton BSc; Grad. Dip. Visual & Performing Arts (Dance Therapy), RMIT; Grad Cert in Art and Community Engagement; training in Process Oriented Psychology. Meredith brings over 15 years of experience as a dance artist and community performance facilitator to her therapeutic work and is passionate about the vital role of dancing/moving/performing in embodying vibrant, resilient and place sensitive individuals and communities. Meredith facilitates a range of creative and therapeutic movement/dance groups for adults and works with individuals in private practice. She is currently developing Inherit the Wind - a community performance project about the weather.

Geographic areas of work preference: Gold Coast and Northern Rivers

Mobile: 0420367199
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Mary-Claude Vienet Certificate in DMT (IDTIA). Experience: aged care/dementia, well-being. Joined creator of Smile from Within providing monthly sessions to adults who want to reconnect with their body, explore movements and have fun.

Geographic areas of work preference: Sydney

Mobile: 0420637840

Cath Rummery Cert. DMT (IDTIA) BSc (Hons) (Biology) Currently completing Advanced Clinical Training Dance Therapy (IDTIA) and Graduate Diploma (Counselling)

Geographic areas of work preference: Sydney, Blue Mountains, NSW

Telephone (BH): 0418641472 Mobile: 0418641472


Jeff Withers ~ Bachelor of Science (Applied Psychology), Bachelor of Education ~ Graduate Certificate Neuro Linguistic Programming ~ Diploma of Management, Diploma of Human Resource Management, Diploma of Project Management, Diploma of Marketing, Diploma of Teaching ~ Certificate IV in Business, Certificate IV in Small Business Management, Certificate IV in Training & Assessment ~ Member of Queensland College of Teachers, Member of International Institute of Integrative Therapies, Member of International Association of Professional Life Coaches, Associate Member of Association of Integrative Coach Therapist Professionals, Associate Member of Dance Movement Therapy Association

Geographic areas of work preference: Brisbane based but available across all states of Australia

Telephone (BH): 0409 063 239 Mobile: 0409 063 239
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South Australia

Cinzia Schincariol Advance Diploma Dance Movement Therapy IDTIA 2012

Geographic areas of work preference: Adelaide region

Telephone (BH): 0417803399 Mobile: 0417803399



Selena Cox-Walsh Cert. DMT, has studied advanced diploma of DMT Experienced with frail aged and dementia, and with children and parent groups.

Geographic areas of work preference: Castlemaine, Central Victoria and Bendigo

Mobile: 0417 699 436

Richard Tronson Diploma of Dance Movement. Certified Dancing Freedom Facilitator. Co-founder of Dancing Seeds. Bachelor of Arts(Professional Writing)

Geographic areas of work preference: Northen Suburbs

Mobile: 0422808230
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Natalie Poole Certified 5Rhythms Teacher, Bachelor Communications (Media), Bachelor Teaching (Hons), Graduate Diploma Visual and Performing Arts (Dance Therapy), Solo Residency

Geographic areas of work preference: CBD, north

Telephone (BH): 0416177679 Mobile: 0416177679

Mary Rose Nicol Child and Family Health Nurse. Counsellor Dance Movement Therapist Jungian Analyst In Training (Diploma Candidate ISAP Zurich)

Geographic areas of work preference: Ballarat Melbourne

Mobile: 0408509964

Mandy Agnew IDTIA Advanced Dip of DMT. Experience with fragile elders with dementia, mothers and babies experiencing postnatal depression, young children and teenagers challenged by Autism/Aspergers, children/teens experiencing social and emotional hardship. Currently working weekly with young people with special needs. Also Mandy facilitates a weekly woman’s personal growth and self-exploration session called Authentic Balance-Authentic Movement.

Geographic areas of work preference: Eastern suburbs, Melbourne city

Telephone (BH): 0437 348 808 Mobile: 28/10/2013
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Lisa Yau I am already on the website listing

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Lee Frances Lee Frances - Occupational Therapist and Dance teacher - including dance for children who have additional needs and "Dance for Health" for adults. Dance studio is also available to Dance Teachers and Dance Therapists for rent.

Geographic areas of work preference: Moonee Ponds

Telephone (BH): 0448028933 Mobile: 0448028933
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Joanne MA Psych, Grad Dip Movement and Dance, Dip Dance Movement Therapy

Joanne is a Dance Movement Therapist with an interest in Authentic Movement. She is passionate about how authentic movement can be a powerful insight into the unconscious and enhance our ability to understand ourselves better. She is passionate about the healing nature of dance and the various ways this can achieved. Joanne is an experienced psychologist and currently works in private practice and the community sector. Other areas of interest are depression, anxiety, trauma, infertility, eating disorders, children, well-being, nutrition and positive psychology.

Geographic areas of work preference: Melbourne city and surrounding areas including the inner south east, north and eastern suburbs.

Telephone (BH): 0439 399 984

Iris Solomon Dance Therapy Diploma - IDTIA Movement and Dance - Graduate Diploma (Melbourne University) Occupational Therapy Diploma - UK

Geographic areas of work preference: Southern and Eastern suburbs Melbourne

Telephone (BH): (03) 9598 3617

Fiona Martin Graduate Diploma in Movement and Dance (therapy) 1998-1999

Geographic areas of work preference: Inner City Melbourne

Telephone (BH): 0422514884

Chafia Brooks BFA - Dance (With Distinction) Queensland University of Technology, focusing on contemporary dance. Dip Dance Movement Therapy, Phoenix Institute. Chafia has experience as a trained dancer, choreographer and movement awareness coach working in the performing arts industry for over 10 years. She works predominantly with youth, performing artists, and individuals interested in self care through creative exploration. Chafia uses her skills in dance practice to engage others in the therapeutic aspects of experiential, educational and performative movement. She offers private or group sessions and has experience working with The Commission for Children and Young People, Headspace, YAMEC NMIT, Early Learning Centre Melbourne Uni as well as other arts organisations.

Geographic areas of work preference: Melbourne, Central and Northern Suburbs.

Mobile: 0427030151
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Ben Assan Bachelor Child and Adolescent Psych Nursing, Grad Dip Movement Dance, Post Grad Dip Family Therapy, Adv Cert Couple Therapy, originally from Ghana, is a child and family therapist at the Austin Hospital. He uses his dance movement therapy expertise in his work with hard to engage adolescents and their families. Ben has experience in community residential and forensic mental health and has been published in peer-reviewed journals including Australian Journal of Psychiatry.

Geographic areas of work preference: Melbourne metropolitan area

Telephone (BH): 94963645 Mobile: 0417 002 106

Alisha Coon Diploma of Dance Movement Therapy from Phoenix Institute. In January 2015, Alisha launched Sound of Moves ~ A Creative and Expressive Arts Centre which works closely with institutions such as the MacKillop Family and Berry Street to engage disadvantaged and troubled youth through dance and creative arts. Alisha is also a registered ARAD Ballet teacher and is currently studying Early Childhood Education.

Geographic areas of work preference: Melbourne and surrounding suburbs

Telephone (BH): 0429831315
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New Zealand

Valeria Pierobon MA in Psychology, Dance Therapist Intern (completing a Advanced Clinical Practicum in DMT Certificate). Experience as Psychologist in Argentina in different Neurological Rehabilitation Centres supporting the clients’ rehabilitation process and their families. Furthermore, as Psychotherapist, provided psychological assistance to clients who suffered from different mental health problems, especially around anxiety and depression disorders. In New Zealand, facilitated Dance Therapy Groups with adults with different kinds of disabilities, as well as children and teenagers affected by autism, down syndrome, ADHD and related disorders. Currently working freelance as Dance Therapy Intern in Schools with kids with special needs and challenging behaviors.

Geographic areas of work preference: Auckland City, New Zealand

Telephone (BH): +640211913535
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Hong Kong

Leung Siu Ling Angela

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New Zealand

Lesley Hawkins B.Social Practice (Social Work) Unitec Auckland, .Dip Prof Counselling, Cert A.I.P.C. (Australia), Dance Therapy I.D.T.I.A. Melbourne.

Geographic areas of work preference: Kaitaia and surrounding Far North district.

Telephone (BH): 021915307 Mobile: 0273752665

New Zealand

Jan McConnell NZ Registered Physiotherapist Post Graduate Dip in Expressive Therapies Completing Advanced Practicum with DTNZ

Geographic areas of work preference: Northland New Zealand

Telephone (BH): 021598114 Mobile: 021598114

New Zealand

Barbara Eberhart Certifcate Dance Movement Therapy Auckland New Zealand BA Dance Movement Therapy Munich Germany Certificate Art Therapy Hamilton New Zealand Certificate Drama Therapy Auckland New Zealand

Geographic areas of work preference: Dunedin Otago South Island New Zealand

Telephone (BH): 0278257760 Mobile: 0278257760

New Zealand

Anne Hurst

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