The New York Chapter is one of the largest chapters in the nation. Its membership includes more than 150 dance/movement therapy and related mental health professionals. In order to be a chapter member, you must also hold a national membership with the American Dance Therapy Association. To become a chapter member please visit the ADTA’s website at
The benefits of being a chapter member include:
  • Discounts for NYSADTA dance concerts.
  • Discounts at NYSADTA educational workshops.
  • Discounts at our annual ADTA national conference.
  • Networking opportunities at chapter activities.
  • Notifications of job postings through Linkedin.
  • Promotion of your practice, sharing of ideas and increasing your knowledge of the field through the list serve and events.
  • Feeling connected to others in your community.
  • By being part of your professional organization, you help the profession grow stronger.



The Chapter provides an email “list serve” option for those interested in job postings, workshops, networking, asking questions about the field, and receiving updates about different events in the New York area and neighboring states. If you want to join our email group, please contact our IT Chairperson at Or you can subscribe at:,
and unsubscribe at:

Note: If you join the list serve, please be aware that this server is used solely for dance/movement therapy related topics. Although a great networking tool, please refrain from using the server for personal communication exchanges.  When one presses “reply” to a list serve email, it will go to the mass group and not directly to the person with whom you may wish to correspond. To contact people directly, please cut and paste their address from their email, or if it is not visible please visit the Chapter’s directory to find their email address.

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