Publications

Treefoot, A. (2008). Moving together: Enhancing early attachment using dance movement therapy. Masters dissertation. Auckland: Whitecliffe College.

Travaglia, R. & Treefoot, A. (2010). Exploring the dance and music dialogue: Collaboration between music therapy and dance movement therapy in Aotearoa/New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of music therapy, 8, 34 – 58.

Relevant Articles

Tims, N. (2011). Ousting angst through art: New Arts Therapy Programme for mothers of children with special needs. The Aucklander, Nov. 17th, p.25.

Blithe, R. (2010). Feel the moves: Dance Therapy is changing life for a mother and her two sons. The Aucklander, Sept. 30th, p.8.

Weekes, J. (2009). Dance Therapy gives kids a boost. The Aucklander, Sept. 24th, p.9.

Other Relevant Publications

Berrol, C. (2006). Neuroscience meets dance/movement therapy: Mirror neurons, the therapeutic process and empathy. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 33, 302-315.

Erfer, T. (1995). Treating children with autism in a public school system. In F. Levy (Ed.), Dance and other expressive arts therapies (pp. 191-211). New York: Routledge.

Gerhardt, S. (2004). Why love matters: How affection shapes a baby’s brain. London:Routledge.

Greenspan, S., & Wieder, S. (2003). Engaging autism: The floortime approach to helping children relate, communicate and think. New York: Perseus.

Hackney, P. (2000). Making connections: Total body integration through Bartenieff fundamentals. New York: Routledge.

Meekums, B. (2002). Dance Movement Therapy: A creative psychotherapeutic approach. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Siegel, D., & Hartzell, M. (2003). Parenting from the inside out: How a deeper self understanding can help you raise children who thrive. New York: Tarcher/Putnam.

Sunderland, M. (2006). The science of parenting. London: Dorling Kindersley.

Tortora, S. (2006). The dancing dialogue: Using the communicative power of movement with young children. Baltimore: Brookes.

Tortora, S. (2009). Dance/movement psychotherapy in early childhood treatment. In Chaiklin, S. & Wengrower, H. (Eds.), The art and science of dance/movement therapy: Life is dance (pp. 159-180). New York: Routledge.

Wan, J. H. (2006). An analysis of non-verbal components of relatedness and interaction of pre-school foster children with significant social/emotional problems: implications for dance/movement therapy. Master thesis. Philadelphia: Drexel University.