Dance/Movement Therapy In the News



5 Methods for Managing Mental Health That Aren't Meditation or Deep Breathing Read More

October 4, 2020


Offering Dance Therapy, Online: An Interview with Andrea de Almeida Read More

August 18, 2020

Moving Through The Ups And Downs In Life

July 19, 2020


CNN is quoting a dance/movement therapist! Jody Wager, BC-DMT, speaks to the expressive power of dance in this article, “The Power of Family Dance Parties When the World is Falling Apart.” READ

April 8, 2020

Watch this viral Business Insider video, featuring commentary on the power of dance from Joan Wittig, BC-DMT.

Dancing Has Become a Coping Method During the Coronavirus Crisis

March 2020

We are so excited to share that the American Dance Therapy Association was featured as #1 on the list of “7 Organizations That Use The Power of Dance”. READ MORE 

October 4, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Suzi Tortora on the recent publication of her co-authored article titled “Thinking (And Moving) Outside the Bos: Psychoanalytic Treatment and Dance/Movement Therapy” in the journal The Psychoanalytic Quarterly. READ MORE

October 16, 2019

“Art has a proven, powerful effect on the healing process.” Meredith Begley interviews Jenn Whitley, Dance/Movement Therapist, along with an Art Therapist and Music Therapist, to highlight how they help people with cancer. READ MORE

April 5, 2018

How I Learned To Use Dance/Movement Therapy To Help Military Veterans, Highlights Allison Winters leading President Obama in a Yoga session. READ MORE

February 21, 2017

We made it to the top of the National Arts Action Summit wrap-up page. Nice work ADTA! READ MORE

March 2019

*Spotlight on Research* Children Are Born to Dance! Pediatric Medical Dance/Movement Therapy: The View from Integrative Pediatric Oncology READ MORE

Submitted by Suzi Tortora

January 2019

Donna Newman-Bluestein is featured in Dance Therapy: A Countertop for the Isolation of Dementia, an article written by Katherine O’Brien for READ MORE


*Spotlight on Research* Psychophysiological effects of Dance Movement Therapy and physical exercise on older adults with mild dementia: A randomized controlled trial 


November 2018

You don’t need to be a performer to make a positive impact through dance. Lauren Wingenroth writes for Dance Magazine about Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Dance Therapist. READ MORE

December 26, 2018

“Dance therapy gives us a voice without actually making noise”, Erica Hornthal, BC-DMT explains how therapy with a twist improves mental health. READ MORE

October 23, 2018

“Creative arts therapists tap into the ‘antidote to anxiety’’, Amy Hunter, BC-DMT works with her art therapy students at Mastery Charter School-Shoemaker campus. READ MORE

Jana Marie Project and others use art to promote mental wellness”, Sue Lembeck-Edens, BC-DMT uses dance/movement therapy to work with seniors whose ability to communicate verbally has been impaired by dementia. READ MORE

April 19, 2018

Just Dance – at work“, Things you have to do today: answer emails, attend meetings, write reports,dance, according to Carol Kaminsky, BC-DMT. READ MORE

April 4, 2018

Language of movement through therapy can reach children on the autism spectrum”, Now through dance and movement therapy with Dr. Lori Baudino, BC-DMT, Lily has learned to manage her emotions. READ MORE

April 25, 2018

“Greenwich facility uses art therapies to help patients communicate”, Beth Liebowitz, R-DMT interacts with patients to improve their communication and quality of life. READ MORE

May 14, 2018

“ADAKC members get their groove on at Memory Moves,”Elena Rezai, R-DMT uses dance as a form of therapy to encourage mental recall for those who are coping with dementia. READ MORE

May 16, 2018

Language of movement through therapy can reach children on the autism spectrum”, Now through dance and movement therapy with Dr. Lori Baudino, BC-DMT, Lily has learned to manage her emotions.READ MORE
April 25, 2018