Category Archives: creative arts therapy
Great video about what Dance Movement Therapy is and how its done in a Medical setting with children.
In therapy at some point the counselor will engage in an assessment/evaluation process that generally involves examining how the therapy sessions are going and hopefully includes feed back from the client/patient. If the counselor is trained as a dance movement … Continue reading
Interesting post from Psych Central: A study using a procedure called the “rubber hand illusion” has found new evidence that people experiencing schizophrenia have a weakened sense of body ownership. It has also produced the first documented case of a … Continue reading
According to the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA): Based on the understanding that the body and mind are interrelated, dance/movement therapy (D/MT) is defined as the psychotherapeutic use of movement to further the emotional, cognitive, physical, and social integration of … Continue reading
In groups I sometimes work with the idea of resiliency. Resiliency ….. What does it mean to be resilient? Bounce back, bounce off of, withstand, remain standing. Is it a part of our hereditary, our inborn temperament? Perhaps it’s a … Continue reading