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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Findings from the research provide additional support for the use of Somatic Therapy as Dance Movement Therapy and yoga appear to help decrease anxiety, reduce stress, improve personal understanding of self and others, create healthier relationships (particularly as it relates to trust and personal space), promote feelings of support and connectedness, improve physical mobility, balance, and strength, and enhance cognitive functioning.
Tsuchiya stresses that professionals who use more a talking-problem solving style of therapy may not view dance or Dance Movement Therapy in the same way as she attempts to explain it, but this does not mean they can't find a way to appreciate and integrate dance and DMT into their professional practice.
The author, a Rosen Method Bodywork practitioner, also discusses dance movement therapy, meditation, and other techniques.
Individual dance movement therapy in an inpatient psychiatric setting.
The love bugs: Dance movement therapy in a family service unit.
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.
Somatic Practices Movement Arts Dance Movement Therapy Certification And Training In Somatic And Movement-Based Arts.