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 Associate, Provisional Professional and Professional Membership status to applicants who meet the training criteria, and Student or General 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.


 

PACFA

DTAA recognises, acknowledges and respects the ancestors, elders and families of all Indigenous peoples of the lands on which we stand and practice.

 

Current Moves (our e-newsletter)

Upcoming Events: More information for all of these here

Research Forum November 2020
“Making Sense of Touch in Dance Movement Therapy: A Trainee’s Perspective”

Wednesday 25th November 2020/6.00pm-7.00pm AEDT
Following on from the discussions at the AGM, this month the Research Forum discussion paper will be on “Making Sense of Touch in Dance Movement Therapy: A Trainee’s Perspective”.
Please join the Research Committee for discussion on this very interesting article and then a lively chat where we will identify topics and maybe papers to be discussed in 2021, as well as the dates and times to meet.
This event is free to financial members of the DTAA and offers participants one Category A CPD point. We welcome you to join us on Wednesday 25 November 2020 for a friendly lively discussion.
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Did you miss the DTAA Special Awards Ceremony at our 2020 Annual General Meeting?

Congratulations to all of this year’s recipients!