Monthly Archives: November 2014

The 11 things I learned in my first year as a professional dance/movement therapist.

This week marks my one year dance/movement therapy (DMT) anniversary.  One year ago I started my first DMT position, working full-time with adults with Developmental Disabilities (DD) at a day training program.  I admit that I was very lucky to … Continue reading

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Personal highlights from the 49th ADTA Conference.

This past weekend I attended the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA) 49th Annual Conference.  It was certainly a whirlwind- full of learning, networking, re-connecting with dance/movement therapy friends, and, most importantly, a reminder of why I love the work that … Continue reading

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The 9 people you meet at the ADTA Annual Conference.

If’ you’ve ever been to an American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA) conference before, you’ll definitely remember folks from past conferences.  Maybe you’ll remember their name, or maybe you’ll remember their face.  Maybe you’ll just remember the overall vibe of the … Continue reading

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The many definitions of self-care, part two.

Last week I posted the first installment of “The many definitions of self-care.”  Self-care is a tremendously important topic among the dance/movement therapy (DMT) community, and of all helping professions, because in order to help others we must first take … Continue reading

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Happy ADTA annual conference week!

The American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA) 49th annual conference, “Collaborations: A mosaic of possibilities,” starts this week.  The official opening ceremony is Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m.  The conference is an opportunity to learn and network with dance/movement therapists and … Continue reading

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