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.

Latest news

Australian Dance Movement Therapy Research Grants 2014
The Hanny Exiner Memorial Foundation invites applications for grants for projects that could advance the field of dance movement therapy through evaluation, research and quality assurance activities. Closing date Monday 14 July.
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Coming events

DTAA National Conference: Broadening the Spectrum:
Dance and other expressive arts therapies for health and healing
July 12-14, 2015
Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, Victoria
Keynote speaker: Dr. Sherry Goodill
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New PublicationDance Therapy Collection 3

Special Issue: Focus on Dr. Marcia B. Leventhal
Moving On
Journal of the Dance Movement Therapy Association of Australia

Volume 11, No's 1 and 2.
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Psychotherapy &Counselling Federation of Australia