Dance Therapy Association of Australia

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Dance Therapy Collections sets SPECIAL OFFER
Volumes 1, 2 and 3 $60
Volumes 1, 2 and 3, and Hanny Exiner Special Edition of Moving On $70

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

Editors: Jane Guthrie with Naomi Aitchison and others.

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Dance Therapy Collections 3Dance Therapy Collections 3

Editors: Kim Dunphy, Jane Guthrie & Elizabeth Loughlin for the DTAA (2009), 206 pages

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Hanny Exiner Commemorative EditionMoving On journal: special Hanny Exiner Commemorative Edition, Vol. 7 (1-2), 2008

Editors: Jane Guthrie and Naomi Aitchison

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Dance Therapy Collection 2Dance Therapy Collections 2

Editors: Jane Guthrie, Elizabeth Loughlin and Diane Albiston (1999). 73 pages.

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Dance Therapy Collections 1Dance Therapy Collections 1

Editors: Robyn Rawson & Elizabeth Loughlin for Ausdance (1992), 40 pages.

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Moving On journal

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Publications by Australian dance movement therapists for sale

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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

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Cost: AU$13 plus postage and packaging


Dance Therapy Redefined Dance Therapy Redefined

Hanny Exiner & Denis Kelynack (1994). Springfield, USA: Charles C Thomas. 99 pages.

Cost: AU$60 plus postage and packaging


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

Kim Dunphy and Jenny Scott (2003). Sydney:Elsevier – Download Flyer

Cost: AU$35 plus postage and packaging


Growing Older Dancing OnGrowing Older Dancing On

Jenny Czulak-Riley (2003). Melbourne: Council of the Ageing.

Book review by Kim Dunphy

Cost: AU$32 plus postage and packaging


How the Arts Make a Difference in Therapy How the Arts Make a Difference in Therapy

Editor: Warren Lett (1992), Melbourne: Ausdance Victoria

Cost: AU$11 plus postage and packaging 


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

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

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.

$AUD40 plus postage and packaging.

Book review by Donna Neumann-Bluestein, USA

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Other useful resources by Australian authors available from their publishers


Psycotherapy-counsellingPsychotherapy and Counselling: Reflections on Practice

Editors: 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.
Provides detailed step-by-step guidance.
Shows how dance and movement experiences can extend across all areas of learning. Explains the thought processes used to plan a lesson to stimulate and guide teachers to develop their own dance experiences from a simple idea.

Cost: $34.95 

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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Cost: $33  Download flyer order form here