Dance Therapy: A Counterstep for the Isolation of Dementia

Is your loved one finding it so difficult to communicate that they’re withdrawing from the world? It can be heartbreaking to witness the loneliness that comes with dementia, especially if you believe nothing can be done.

The truth is that there are a variety of effective ways to cut through the isolation. One newer method you may not have heard about is dance therapy. A growing number of people are discovering how moving to music offers those at all stages of dementia a fun way to interact with others and build relationships.

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Healing trauma. Expressive Therapies Continuum: Three-Part Healing Harmony

In psychotherapy and particularly trauma-focused work, we often talk about working from the “bottom-up.” That generally means a progression that begins with the body’s sensory and somatic experiences as the foundation for eventual exploration of emotions (affect) and personal narratives (cognition)… Continue reading “Healing trauma. Expressive Therapies Continuum: Three-Part Healing Harmony”