Dance Therapy Association of Australia

Welcome to the Dance Movement Therapy Association of Australia!

The Dance Movement Therapy Association (DTAA) is the recognised professional body for dance movement therapy in Australia. It sets the standards for Professional and Associate 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 Australia by:

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.


You can subscribe to receive our email bulletin Current Moves, with details of our activities and events. View past copies here.

Coming events

The Therapeutic Use of Movement and Dance in Dementia Care:
November 1, 2014
Balmain Town Hall
Dr Heather Hill presents two workshops
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The DTAA's Annual General Meeting:
November 23, 2014
Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, Victoria
Refreshments, Future discussions & Movement
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DTAA National Conference: Broadening the Spectrum:
Dance and other expressive arts therapies for health and healing
July 10-12, 2015
Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, Victoria
Keynote speaker: Dr. Sherry Goodill
Call for proposals now open
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HEMF Dance Movement Therapy Research Grants

New grant round now open, closing 5 June 2015..
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Psychotherapy &Counselling Federation of Australia