Status
Active
Code
225600000X
Type
Level II Classification
Dance Therapist
The dance therapist, sometimes called a movement therapist, focuses on rhythmic body movements as a medium of physical and psychological change. Dance therapy is practiced more often with mental health patients than with physically disabled patients. A masterís degree is required by the American Dance Therapy Association to award the credentials Dance Therapist Registered (DTR). Source: Joel A. DeLisa and Bruce M. Gans, Rehabilitation Medicine: Principles and Practice Second Edition, J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia: 1993, p. 11