Welcome to the Dance Movement Therapy Association of Australasia
The Dance Movement Therapy Association of Australasia (DTAA) is the recognised professional body for dance movement therapy in Australasia. It sets the standards for Professional and Provisional Professional 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 Provisional Professional and 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.
A Virtual Celebration of Dr Kim Dunphy’s Life and Legacy
Please join Kim Dunphy’s colleagues and students in a celebration of her joyous life and her dedication to the profession of Dance Movement Therapy. This tribute is being organised by the University of Melbourne, where Kim established Australia’s first Masters Degree Program in Dance Movement Therapy. Ella Dumaresq has compiled a video of tributes from Kim’s international colleagues as well as of the DTAA closing movement ritual from last Sunday’s AGM which will be shown. Please join us to celebrate Kim’s amazing life. Date: 23 October 2020, Time: 05:00pm, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney. Zoom details and passcode are available to members upon login.
DTAA recognises, acknowledges and respects the ancestors, elders and families of all Indigenous peoples of the lands on which we stand and practice.
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