The Work of Allison F. Winters Fisher, PhD, BC-DMT, E-RYT

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The Role of Mirroring

I found an interesting article on the importance of mirrioring in forming relationships in dance movement therapy.  Forming therapeutic relationships in Dance Movement Psychotherapy:
The Role of Mirroring

My research on mirror neurons is cited as a reference.  Enjoy.


Recognition and article in ADTA newsletter (Summer 2011)

On page 7 there is recognition of the exhibit that I presented at the COSC conference in April.  Also, please see page 15 for an article I wrote about dance therapy at the VA and DOD.  Thanks for reading!

ADTA Newsletter Volume 45 Issue 2mw

War Dance: Dance Therapy with US Military Across the Generations.

I will be presenting about my experiences using dance therapy with veterans and active duty military at the upcoming annual American Dance Therapy Association conference.

Collaborations: Different Identities, Mutual Paths

October 20-23, 2011

Radisson Plaza Hotel – Minneapolis, MN

The 46th Annual Conference of the American Dance Therapy Association promises to be a very special collaborative venture, as we join forces with the National Dance Education Organization and the International Guild for Musicians in Dance.

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Hello and welcome!

Welcome to Please feel free to explore this webpage about my work as a dance/movement therapist.  I look forward to connecting with you!