The integrative power of dance/movement therapy: Implications for the treatment of dissociation and developmental trauma

@inproceedings{Pierce2014TheIP,
  title={The integrative power of dance/movement therapy: Implications for the treatment of dissociation and developmental trauma},
  author={Lawrence W. Pierce},
  year={2014}
}
Chronic and compounding exposure to traumatic events, especially within the context of early attachment relationships, can result in symptoms of dissociation commonly seen in dissociative disorders, personality disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorders. This theoretical article proposes an application of dance/movement therapy as facilitative of right brain integration in adult clients who present with trauma-related dissociative symptoms. Findings from trauma psychology, neuroscience, and… CONTINUE READING
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