While research and clinical evidence on this new form of therapy may be currently lacking, word has it that it's a growing trend and may be beneficial for a wide variety of patients with mental health conditions including those who have eating disorders, body dysmorphia, dementia, and histories of trauma just to name a few.
To find out more about Dance Movement Therapy check out these articles and websites:
- "Dance/Movement Therapy Enjoying Growth Spurt in Canada" by Adrian Lee (Toronto Star)
- "DMT In the News" (American Dance Therapy Association)
- "Dance/Movement Therapy in a Psychiatric Rehabilitative Day Treatment Setting" by Patrizia Pallaro and Angela Fischlein-Rupp (USA Body Psychotherapy Journal, as found online at MontgomeryCollege.edu)