Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Serlin, I. A. 2010. Dance/Movement Therapy. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
Celebrating its 40th year as an organized healthcare profession, dance/movement therapy is one of the original mind/body therapies. Integrating ancient healing practices of movement, meditation, and imagery, it is uniquely suited to take its place as a cost-effective, interpersonal practice in a newly reinvented healthcare system. This article explores the history of dance/movement therapy and its current modes of practice as a psychodynamic, growth-oriented, and international healthcare profession.