the use of dance or movement for therapeutic purposes; a form of therapy in which people are encouraged to express their feelings through dance or movement.
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Also called movement therapy .
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Medical definitions for dance therapy
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A method of psychological treatment in which movement and dance are used to express and deal with feelings and experiences, both positive and negative.
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