Dance Movement Dance Movement Therapy (DMT) refers to the professional practice of psychotherapy through movement. Grounded in the premise that the body and mind are inseparable. The ultimate goal of dance movement therapy is to support the experience of wholeness through the integration of the body mind and spirit. (Levy1988) People of all ages can benefit from dance movement therapy. Dance experience is not necessary. Dance movement therapy can open doors to feeling more at home in your body. It is especially valuable to people where trauma, injury or illness has impacted the body and or the sense of self; for example, people dealing with: eating disorders, mental health issues including addiction, anxiety, depression and needs for recovery from violence. The creative and spontaneous aspects of dance movement therapy provide a natural modality appropriate to the developing body-centred child and adolescent presentation. It has been used effectively with children with autism, emotional needs, and learning disabilities.