dance therapy

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dance therapy

n.
A method of psychological treatment in which movement and dance are used to express and deal with feelings and experiences, both positive and negative. Also called movement therapy.
A therapeutic modality in which dance movements become surrogates of verbal communication

dance therapy

, dance movement therapy
The use of creative dance and movement for healing.
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The author, a Rosen Method Bodywork practitioner, also discusses dance movement therapy, meditation, and other techniques.
The primary technique used in Maplewood's DMT program is the Marian Chace style of dance movement therapy, using mirroring or reflection and amplification.
Intended for postgraduate students in dance movement therapy (DMT), as well as for other mental health professionals interested in innovative therapeutic approaches, this book is an introduction to the use of DMT in psychiatry.