Dance Therapy Association of Australia

University theses on dance movement therapy research studies


Dance for children with dual sensory impairments

Phd thesis, La Trobe University
Date submitted: 1992
Author / Researcher:  Karen Bond

Abstract:
This thesis reports on an observational study which evaluates the influence of group dance on social and task engagement. Dance is examined as a therapeutic mode of learning for six
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I just went to buy a felafel sandwich: the Middle Eastern dance experience of six Australians

M.Ed. thesis, University of Melbourne
Date submitted: 2001
Author / Researcher:  Sally Denning

Abstract:
This research uses qualitative research methods to illuminate the Middle Eastern dance experience of six Australians. Each dancer is interviewed about their experience of the dance
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Evaluation of a movement and dance therapy program in head injury rehabilitation

M.Ed. thesis, University of Melbourne
Date submitted:  1996
Author / Researcher: Jane Guthrie

Abstract:
This thesis reports on the application of Movement and Dance therapy (MDT) in head injury rehabilitation. The research adopted a mixed method approach to examine whether a cause
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One man’s experience of accessing feeling and emotion through movement, image and dialogue

M.A. Thesis, La Trobe University
Date submitted: 2000
Author / Researcher: Jennifer Helmich

Abstract:
This research will describe one man’s experience of accessing feeling and emotion through movement, image and dialogue. Feeling and emotion arise out of our day to day experiencing
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An attempt to describe and understand moments of experiential meaning within the dance therapy process for a person with dementia

M.Ed. thesis, La Trobe University
Date submitted: 1995
Author / Researcher: H. Hill

Abstract:
This thesis reports an attempt to describe and understand moments of experiential meaning within the dance therapy process for a patient with dementia. It also documents an attempt to
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The experience in dance movement of three individual women with Turner Syndrome: a phenomenological inquiry

M.A. thesis, La Trobe University
Date submitted: 1998
Author / Researcher: Elizabeth Loughlin

Abstract:
The thesis aims to establish more understanding of living with Turner syndrome to use in my clinical counselling with girls and women with this endocrinology condition. An examination of
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An inquiry into the lived experience of women in a group dance therapy program

M.Ed. thesis, University of Melbourne
Date submitted: 2000
Author / Researcher: Sue Mullane

Abstract:
This research illuminates the lived experience of five women survivors of sexual assault within a group dance therapy program. The setting of the study is an adult therapy program offered
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