About

About the World Alliance of Dance Movement Therapy

The WADMT is an international non-profit organization with representatives across the world, bringing together dance movement therapy associations and individuals interested in developing the profession, to support and inspire one another.

The name WADMT (World Alliance for Dance Movement Therapy) has been chosen to reflect current modest aspirations to promote dance movement therapy around the world by connecting all those interested, including practitioners, academics and associations.

WADMT goals are to promote health, wellbeing and creativity across the world, by promoting dance movement therapy globally.

Steering Group

The steering group is meeting quarterly to develop processes required for operations of an effective organisation, including membership and options for sharing information.

Dr. Vincenzo Puxeddu
European representative
Co-director, Master Program in Dance Therapy, René Descartes University, Paris, France. President, EADMT

 

Dr. Tony Yu Zhou
Asian representative
Inspirees Institute/CAET journal, China

 

Amber Elizabeth Gray
North American representative
Director, Restorative Resources, USA

 

 

Dr. Dita Federman
Middle-East representative
University of Haifa, Israel

 

 

Dr. Diana Fischman
South American representative
Dance Movement Therapy Training Program, Argentina

 

Proposed activities for the group currently being discussed include:

  • support and promotion of the profession, especially in areas where there is not yet an established association;
  • exchange of information and collaboration between DMT professionals internationally;
  • special projects including collaborative research.

Membership is expected to be open to all who are interested, from national associations, to training programs, practitioners, students, and other individuals associated with dance movement therapy. The group is currently working on a research project to document the current state of the profession of DMT internationally. Findings will be presented at the ADTA Conference in October 2018.

 

Proposed activities for the group currently being discussed include:

  • support and promotion of the profession, especially in areas where there is not yet an established association;
  • exchange of information and collaboration between DMT professionals internationally;
  • special projects including collaborative research.

Membership is expected to be open to all who are interested, from national associations, to training programs, practitioners, students, and other individuals associated with dance movement therapy. The group is currently working on a research project to document the current state of the profession of DMT internationally. Findings will be presented at the ADTA Conference in October 2018.