New! ADTA Continuing Education Webinar Program 

Coming October 24, 2014
11:00 am Eastern:

Trends in Autism Research & Intervention: Where does DMT
fit in this picture?

with Christina Devereaux,




The benefits of dance/movement therapy (DMT) as a psychotherapeutic intervention are well-established. The American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA), founded in 1966, is a professional organization dedicated to the profession of dance/movement therapy. Dance/movement therapy uses movement to "further the emotional, cognitive, physical and social integration of the individual."  Through movement, DMT can help individuals with a wide range of psychological disorders achieve greater self-expression.


What is dance / movement therapy?


The American Dance Therapy Association

49th Annual Conference November 6 - 9, 2014 Chicago, IL Collaborations: A Mosaic of Possibilities

In collaboration with the National Dance Education Organization

Registration Now Open


October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month. Rooted in the mind-body connection, dance/movement therapy serves as a beneficial therapeutic approach when working with women who have experienced violence and oppression.  For more information click here.

Dance/Movement Therapy and Mental Illness

In observance of Mental Illness Awareness week, please take a moment and view Ted Ehrhardt's ADTA Talk about dance/movement therapy and mental illness.

Dance/Movement Therapy with Veterans and Military Personnel
In observance of PTSD, please take a moment to view the following ADTA Talk featuring Allison Winters. For more information about how dance/movement therapy can benefit veterans and military personnel, Click here.  

The Fall Newsletter is now posted! Log in to read.
-President's Message 
-PR Feature - Stacey Greene
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 In the United States of America, the following are registered under the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as service marks, registered marks or certification marks of the American Dance Therapy Association: ADTA®, R-DMT® (Registered-Dance/Movement Therapist), and BC-DMT® (Board Certified-Dance/Movement Therapist).


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