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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.


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ADTA Newsletter

First issue of 2016 now posted. Log in now to view.

-Board & Chapter Reports (Calling All Ohio DMTs!)


-ADTA 50/50 Campaign

-ADTA Practice Analysis Coming Your Way


Happy National Creative Arts Therapies Week 2016! March 13th through 19th is designated to celebrate the creative arts therapies, including art therapy, music therapy, drama therapy and psychodrama, poetry therapy, and, our favorite,  dance/movement therapy.

American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA) and National Coalition of Creative Arts Therapies Associations (NCCATA) invite you to participate in CATs Week.

What can you do to contribute?



The ADTA 50/50 Campaign

From Now through the 2016 Conference in Washington DC, ADTA celebrates 50 years of supporting the profession of dance/movement therapy. We invite you to be a part of the movement! Learn more >







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