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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.

 


Upcoming Events:

Events Coming Soon

DTAA Research Forum – 2 Seminars

Seminar One: What women want: Exploring the possibilities for DMT with women navigating the Australian justice system” presented by Ella Dumaresq / hosted by Christine de Brenni

-Findings from a PhD Study
Thursday 28 October 2021  |  6.00pm-7.15pm (Melb/Syd Time)  |  8.00pm-9.15pm (NZ Time) 75 Minute Zoom

Seminar Two: “The dance collaboration: Using Participatory Research to engage and learn from women in justice system” presented by Ella Dumaresq / hosted by Diana-Lea Baranovich

-Methods and Methodology
Thursday 25 November 2021  |  6.00pm-7.15pm (Melb/Syd Time)  |  8.00pm-9.15pm (NZ Time) 75 Minute Zoom

Member’s Only Research Forum, please login to view full details.


DTAA Event: The Phenomenal Body

Understanding and Applying Embodiment in Research

A CPD Workshop presented by the DTAA.
Friday 29 October 2021  |  9.00am-12Noon (AEDT)
CPD Points: 3 Hours Cat A
Presented by: Jennifer Frank Tantia
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DTAA Pre AGM Event Workshops: Theory, Application and Indigenous Connection:

Perspectives on the creative art of Dance Movement Therapy

Tickets available for Full Day |  AM Sessions and PM Sessions

AM SESSION: Workshop 1 |  9.00am-12Noon (AEDT)
Dance Movement Therapy in clinical practice through the understanding of neuroscience and somatic psychotherapy
Saturday 30 October 2021
CPD Points: 3 hours Cat A
Presented by Virginia Woods
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PM SESSION: Workshop 2  |  1.00pm-2.30pm
Aesthetic ‘sense’ in play objects for vulnerable infants and their mothers
Saturday 30 October 2021
CPD Points: 1.5 Hours Cat A
Presented by: Elizabeth Loughlin
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PM SESSION: Workshop 3  |  3.00pm-5.00pm
Ngarra: Indigenous connection and our human qualities
Saturday 30 October 2021
CPD Points: 2 Hours Cat A
Presented by: Sharon Carpenter
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PACFA

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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