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, Provisional Professional and Associate 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.




DTAA’s most recent book, Dance Therapy Collections Four.

Order here 

Upcoming Events

Research Forum Webinars – Forum 11 Wednesday March 27

6 pm AEDT (NSW/VIC/TAS/ACT), 5pm AEST (QLD),  8pm NZT.

Forum 11 Article: Cantrick, M. Anderson, T. Leighton, L. & Warning, M. (2018) Embodying Activism Reconciling Injustice Through Dance/Movement Therapy. American Journal of Dance Therapy, 40, 191-201.
Each hour long forum enables participants to claim one hour DTAA CPD Category A.
DTAA members can access the forum link and article download via the members only section on the DTAA website here.

Enquiries: Sue Mullane  mullane.susan.m@edumail.vic.gov.au or Ella Dumaresq ella.dumaresq@gmail.com

DTAA 2019 AGM – Sunday October 27

9:30am – 4pm, Darlinghurst Sydney.