moving creatively together


to Dance & Arts Therapy NZ.

We are here to empower and support

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Our Mission

Dance Therapy NZ (DTNZ) is a registered charitable trust that provides mental health and disability services. Our kaupapa is to support and empower vulnerable individuals and groups in Aotearoa New Zealand through the use of Dance Movement Therapy and Arts Therapy. We have a particular focus on those with disabilities and special needs but also work with at-risk tamariki from low income backgrounds and people of all ages struggling with trauma.

Our Team

We are a team of professionals who value creativity, connection, nurturing, growth, integrity and collaboration.

DTNZ consists of senior therapists trained in Dance Movement Therapy and/or Clinical Arts Therapy internationally and locally, therapists who are currently completing their training, professional dancers and dance education experts specialising in disability and dance.


We have 8 different programmes to choose from across Aotearoa.

Our Supporters

Dance Therapy NZ gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the following:

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