Selection of Recommended Books

Adler, J. (2002)
Offering from the Conscious Body: The Discipline of Authentic Movement, Inner Traditions: Rochester
Allegranti. B. (2011)
Embodied Performances: Sexuality, Gender, Bodies, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
Aposhyan, Susan (1999)
Natural Intelligence: Body-Mind Integration & Human Development. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins

Aposhyan, Susan (2004)

Body-Mind Psychotherapy. W.W.Norton.
Bartenieff, I. and Lewis, D. (1980)
Body Movement: Coping with the Environment, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers: New York
Bernstein, P. (1975)
Tension Flow Rhythms Levels of Organisation, Theory and Methods in Dance- Movement Therapy, Kendall/ Hunt Publishing Company: Dubuque/Iowa
Bernstein, P. L. (1972)
Theory and Methods in Dance-Movement Therapy. Kendall/Hunt: Dubuque/Iowa
Bernstein, P.L. (1974)
Eight Theoretical Approaches in Dance Movement Therapy, Kendal/Hunt: Dubuque/Iowa
Bloom, K. (2006)
The Embodied Self: Movement and Psychoanalysis, Karnac: London
Bloom, K. and Shreeves, R. (1998)
Moves: a Sourcebook of Ideas for Body Awareness and Creative Movement, Harwood Academic Publishers: Amsterdam
Chaiklin, H. (Ed) (1976)
Marian Chace: Her papers, American Dance Therapy  Association: Columbia, MD
Chaiklin, S. & Wengrower, H. (Eds.), (2008)
Life is Dance: The art and science of dance movement therapy. New York: Routledge Press.
Chodorow, J. (1991)
Dance Therapy and Depth Psychology: The Moving Imagination, Routledge:  London and New York
Cruz, R. F. and Berrol, C. F. (2004)
Dance/Movement Therapists in Action: A Working Guide to Research Options. Springfield: Charles C Thomas
Corrigall, J., Payne, H & Wilkinson, H (Eds.) (2006)
About a Body: Working with the Embodied Mind in Psychotherapy, Routledge: London
Dell, C. (1977)
A Primer for Movement Description – Using Effort-Shape and Supplementary Concepts, Dance Notation Bureau: New York
Dokter, D. (1994) (ed.)
Art Therapies and Clients with Eating Disorders:  Fragile Board.  Jessica Kingsley: London and Philadelphia
Dokter, D. (1998)
Art Therapists, Refugees and Migrants: Reaching Across Borders, Jessica Kingsley: London
Espanak, L. (1981)
Dance therapy: Theory and Application. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C Thomas
Etherington, K. (2003)
Trauma, The Body and Transformation, Jessica Kingsley: London
Feder, E. & Feder, B. (1981)
The  Expressive Arts Therapies, New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
Goodill, S.W. (2005)
An Introduction to Medical Dance/Movement Therapy: Health Care in Motion. Jessica Kingsley.
Hackney, P. (2004)
Making Connections: Total Body Integration Through Bartenieff Fundamentals, Routledge: London
Hartley, L. (2004)
Somatic Psychology: Body, Mind and Meaning, Whurr: London
Karkou, V. and Sanderson, P. (2006)
Art Therapies: A Research-Based Map of the Field. Edinburgh:  Elsevier
Karkou V. (2009) (Ed)
Arts Therapies in Education: Research and Practice, London: Jessica Kingsley.
Kestenberg-Amighi, J, Loman, S., Lewis, P. and Sossin, M. (1999)
The Meaning of Movement: Developmental and Clinical Perspectives of the Kestenberg Movement Profile, Brunner-Routledge: New York
Lamb, W. (1965)
Posture and Gesture: An Introduction to the Study of Physical Behaviour, Gerald Duckworth: London
Lamb, W. (1979)
Body Code: The Meaning of Movement, Princeton Book Company: New Jersey
Levy, F. J. (1988)
Dance Movement Therapy: A Healing Art, The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance: Reston Virginia
Levy, F.J. (Ed), (1995)
Dance and Other Expressive art Therapies- When Words Are Not Enough, Routledge: London
Leventhal, M. B. (1980a)
Movement and Growth: Dance Therapy for the Special Child. New York: New York University Press, pp. 3-9.
Leventhal, M. B. (1980b)
Dance Therapy as Treatment of Choice for the Emotionally Disturbed and Learning Disabled Child. in Riordan, A. & Fitt, S. (Eds.) Dance for the Handicapped, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance: Reston VA
Lewis, P. (1986) (Ed)
Theoretical Approaches in Dance/Movement Therapy, Vl 1 Kendall/Hunt: Iowa
Meekums, B. (2002)
Dance Movement Therapy: .A Psychotherapeutic Approach, Sage: London
Meekums, B. (2000)
Creative Group Therapy for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse,  Jessica Kingsley: London
Moore, C-L. (2005)
Movement and Making Decisions, Dance and Movement Press: New York
Newham, P. (1999)
Using Voice and Movement in Therapy, Jessica Kingsley: London
North, M. (1972)
Personality Assessment Through Movement, Northcote House: Plymouth
Pallaro, P. (1999)
Authentic Movement: Essay by Mary Starks Whitehouse, Janet Adler and Joan Chodorow, Jessica Kingsley: London
Pally, R. (2000)
The Mind-Body Relationship, Karnak: London
Payne, H. (2008)
Supervision of Dance Movement Psychotherapy: A Practitioner's Handbook, Routledge: London
Payne, H.L. (2006)
Dance Movement Therapy Theory, Research and Practice 2nd edition, Routledge: London
Payne, H. (1993) (Ed)
Handbook of Inquiry in the Arts Therapies: One River, Many Currents, Jessica Kingsley: London
Payne, H. (Ed). (1992)
Dance Movement Therapy: Theory and Practice, Tavistock/Routledge: London
Payne, H. L. (1990)
Creative Movement and Dance in Groupwork, Speechmark: Oxon
Rothenberg, A. (1988)
The Creative Process of Psychotherapy, Norton & Co: London
Sandel, Chaiklin & Lohn eds (1993)
Foundations of Dance Movement Therapy: The Life and Work of Marian Chace. Columbia, Maryland: The Marian Chace Memorial Fund of ADTA
Shaw, R (2003)
The Embodied Psychotherapist: The Therapist’s Body Story, Brunner: London
Sherborne, V. (1990)
Developmental Movement for Children, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge
Sidoli, M. (2000)
When The Body Speaks: Archetypes in The Body, Routledge: London and New York
Siegel, E. (1984)
Dance Movement Therapy: Mirror of Our Selves: The Psychoanalytical Approach, Human Sciences Press Inc: New York
Stanton-Jones, K. (1992)
An Introduction to Dance Movement Therapy in Psychiatry, Tavistock/ Routledge: London, New York
Tortora, S. (2006)
The Dancing Dialogue: Using the Communicative Power of Movement with Young Children. Brookes Publishing: US
Wadsworth-Hervey, L. (2000)
Artistic Inquiry in Dance/Movement Therapy: Creative Alternatives for Research. Charles C Thomas
Wiener, D. J. (Ed.) (1999)
Beyond Talk Therapy: Using Movement & Expressive Techniques in Clinical Practice, American Psychological Association: Washington DC US
Waller, D. and Mahony, J. (1999) (eds.)
Treatment of Addiction: Current Issues for Arts Therapies, Routledge:  London and New York
Warren, B. (1993) (ed.)
Using the Creative Arts in Therapy: A Practical Introduction. Routledge: London and New York


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