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DTAA publications

The DTAA publishes resources to support the growth and development of the dance movement therapy profession in Australasia. These include a bi-annual journal, Moving On, and occasional edited volumes on, Dance Therapy Collections. It also supports the distribution of other resources by local professionals, as listed below.


Moving On

DTAA’s New Publication – a Moving On Book

The Art of Embodiment (2021)
Editors: Jane Guthrie, Kim Sargent-Wishart, Heather Hill, Angela Clarke
Published in print and eBook form.

Print Copy: $30 + Postage.  In Australia $6.50.

To buy copies for overseas, email your order to admin@dtaa.org.au and include number of copies, delivery address, and your contact details (postal, email, phone).  Invoice will be sent to you for payment.

ISBN: 97806450689-1-7
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Stemming from the spirit of Thinking Bodies: Moving Minds, a symposium on the art of embodiment in Melbourne, this book contains the writing of those who came to share and deepen their work at that time. This took place through experiential movement workshops, thoughtful presentations, discussions, and reflections on a wide range of approaches to embodied practice. Professionals who attended came from the fields of dance movement therapy, Body-Mind Centering® (BMCsm), creative arts therapy, somatic psychotherapy, yoga, improvisational dance, performance, visual arts and more to deepen the richness of their work. Now, more than two years later, and with additional learning, the benefit of this diversity of approaches to embodiment are captured in this new and exciting publication.

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Moving On journal and articles:

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Moving On journal: Special Issue: Focus on Dr. Marcia B. Leventhal, Vol. 11 (1-2), 2013

Editors: Jane Guthrie with Naomi Aitchison and others.

Hard copy price: B&W $20 + $6.50 p&h*

Hard Copy Price: Colour $25 + $6.50 p&h*

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Moving On journal: Special Issue: Hanny Exiner Commemorative Edition, Vol. 7 (1-2), 2008

Editors: Jane Guthrie and Naomi Aitchison. Hard copy price: $17.50 + $6.50 p&h*

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Dance Therapy Collections

The DTAA publishes edited collections of writing, most often following a conference. These books trace the history and development of the dance movement therapy profession in Australasia. Contributors are predominantly dance movement therapists from the Australasian region, but sometimes other professionals who have been involved in DTAA’s activities. Editors are senior members of the dance movement therapy profession in Australia, and all volumes have been peer-reviewed by competent professional colleagues.

Collections are available for sale as hard-copy books below or electronically by individual chapters from this link. Click on listings below to order hard copies.


Dance Therapy Collections 4 (2017)

Editors: Jane Guthrie and Sue Mullane, with Elizabeth Loughlin, Melbourne: DTAA. Price: $40 + $6.50 p&h*

Our newest volume features 13 chapters by contributors to the DTAA’s 2015 conference.

ISBN 9780646968599.

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Individual chapters can be purchased from this link.


Dance Therapy Collections 3Dance Therapy Collections 3 (2009)

Editors: Kim Dunphy, Jane Guthrie & Elizabeth Loughlin, Melbourne: DTAA. 206 pages.

ISBN 9780646514956.

Hard Copy Price: $30 + $12 p&h*

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Individual chapters can be purchased from this link.


Dance Therapy Collections 2 (1999)

Editors: Jane Guthrie, Elizabeth Loughlin & Diane Albiston, Melbourne: DTAA. 73 pages.

ISSN:1038 8311

Hard Copy Price: $10 + $6.50 p&h*

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Individual chapters can be purchased from this link.


Dance Therapy Collections 1Dance Therapy Collections 1 (1992)

Editors: Robyn Rawson & Elizabeth Loughlin, Melbourne: Ausdance, 40 pages.

ISSN 1038 8311.

Hard Copy Price: $10 + $6.50 p&h*

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Individual chapters can be purchased from this link.


Dance Therapy Collections sets

Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 4. Hard Copy Price: $70 + $16 p&h*

Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 4 plus: Hanny Exiner Special Edition of Moving On. Hard copy Price: $80 + $16 p&h*

Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 4 plus Marcia Leventhal Special Edition of Moving On. Hard copy Price: $85 + $16 p&h*

Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4 plus both: Hanny Exiner and Marcia Leventhal Special Editions of Moving On. Hard copy Price: $95 + $16 p&h*

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Publications by dance movement therapists from the region

The DTAA also stocks most books written by Australasian dance movement therapists.


Growing Older Dancing OnGrowing Older Dancing On

Jenny Czulak-Riley (2003). Melbourne: Council of the Ageing. Hard Copy Price: $32 + $12 p&h*

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Freedom to Move: Movement and dance for people with intellectual disabilities

Freedom to Move: Movement and dance for people with intellectual disabilitiesKim Dunphy and Jenny Scott (2003). Sydney: Elsevier. Download Flyer.
Hard Copy Price: $35 + $12 p&h*

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Come and Join the Dance: a creative approach to movement for children with special needsCome and Join the Dance: a creative approach to movement for children with special needs

Jane Guthrie and Jan Roydhouse (1989). Melbourne: Hyland House. Hard Copy Price: $11 + $6.50 p&h*

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Dance Therapy Redefined

Dance Therapy Redefined Hanny Exiner & Denis Kelynack (1994). Springfield: Charles C Thomas. 99 pages. Hard copy Price: $60 + $12 p&h*

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Invitation to the Dance: Dance for people with dementia & their carers

Heather Hill (2009, 2nd ed.). Book and CD set. Stirling: University of Stirling.

Invitation to the Dance: Dance for people with dementia & their carers This second edition was written as a user-friendly guide for staff interested in using dance and movement with people with dementia. It contains much the same text as the original, but with new photographs and a companion CD with 6 tracks from two Australian musician/ composers. Hard Copy Price: $40 + $5 p&h*

Book review by Donna Neumann-Bluestein, USA

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How the Arts Make a Difference in Therapy

How the Arts Make a Difference in Therapy

Editor: Warren Lett (1992), Melbourne: Ausdance Victoria. Hard Copy Price: $10 + $6.50 p&h*

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Other useful resources by Australasian authors available from their publishers


Psycotherapy-counsellingPsychotherapy and Counselling: Reflections on Practice

Caroline Noble and Elizabeth Day (editors)(2015), Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

This edited collection provides a balance of engaging and in-depth stories and case studies from the inside of therapy. Representing the key practice modality sections of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia, the book explores examples from a range of therapeutic practices, grounded in the theoretical and evidence frameworks of the modality or approach and supported by clear and authoritative commentary. It includes two chapters by dance movement therapists: an overview of DMT as a form of psychotherapy and counselling in Australia (Kim Dunphy, Jane Guthrie and Sue Mullane) and a chapter on animation-based psychotherapy and counselling by Sandra Lauffenburger. Find out more


Now for a DanceNow for a Dance: integrating dance and movement in primary and early childhood learning

by Barbara Thraves & Diana Williamson

A practical and accessible guide for primary and early childhood teachers, showing how dance and movement can be incorporated into a range of activities and subjects. Features background information and practical advice plus a variety of graded dance experiences.

Hard Copy Price: $34.95 – out of print

Phoenix Education Pty Ltd. www.phoenixeduc.com


Talking the Talk but Not Walking the Walk: Barriers to person centred care in dementiaTalking the Talk but Not Walking the Walk: Barriers to person centred care in dementia

Dr Heather Hill

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The Therapeutic Use of Games in Group Work: When, Why, and How to Use ThemThe Therapeutic Use of Games in Group Work: When, Why, and How to Use Them

Authors: dance-movement therapist Naomi Audette and Wendy Bunston, Melbourne: The Royal Children’s Hospital Mental Health Service. Includes a section on training games for mental health, welfare and education professionals.

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Hard Copy Price: $33 Download flyer order form here