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Coming Events

The DTAA runs regular continuing professional development events to enable our members to keep up to date with the latest developments in DMT and related areas of professional knowledge. We offer activities that will enable all members to reach the necessary hours for professional development per year. Most of our events are also open to other interested professionals. Members who have suggestions for PD topics they would like the DTAA to address, or who would like to offer a PD on a topic of their expertise, should contact PD Committee Convenor Jane Guthrie on with Subject: DTAA PD Feedback/Suggestions.

Sunday 14 July 2024
Bringing Creativity, Dance and the Arts into Therapy
An embodied, imaginative approach to working with children

Presenter: Takeshi Matsumoto, Founder of Seven Circles

Time: 9.30am-4.30pm AEST
Location: Heffernan Hall, 308 Darling Street, Rozelle NSW 2039

If you are, or are interested in working with both neurotypical and neurodivergent children, in integrating creative, therapeutic and educational practices into your work, come join us in Sydney for a practical, play-filled Professional Development workshop.

Inspired by Club Origami, a dance performance for children aged under 6 years old, Takeshi introduces Origami and paper play as the starting point for exploring creativity, early years practice and the self-other relationship. This multi-modal approach incorporates dance, drawing and discussion.

Suitable for professionals and students of Dance Movement Therapy, Creative Arts Therapy Psychotherapy, Somatic Psychotherapy and related fields.


BRISBANE: Sunday, 28 July 2024 / In-Person PD Workshop
9.30am AEST to 4.30pm AEST

Understanding Sensory and Movement Differences and Diversity in children and adults with autism/neurodiversity.
Presented by Alice Owen, DMT and Speech Pathologist
Co-presented by people with lived experience

Booking details coming soon.