Press & Publications

American Journal of Dance Therapy Special Issue

Social Justice in Dance/Movement Therapy Practice, Research, and Education (December 2019)

Natasha is honored to have her work published in the American Journal of Dance Therapy’s Special Issue: Social Justice in Dance/Movement Therapy Practice, Research, and Education (December 2019). Her article offers creative, non-pharmacologic, and cost-efficient methods, including Dance/movement therapy, that may help increase overall comfort, dignity, and quality of life for older adults with dementia-associated aggression in long-term care settings.

Goldstein-Levitas, N. (2019). Moving towards wellness in long-term care: Considerations for dementia-associated aggression. American Journal of Dance Therapy. 41(2), 286–301. doi.org/10.1007/s10465-019-09303-9

Caring.com

Natasha was interviewed for Caring.com‘s September 2018 article “Dance Therapy: A Counterstep for the Isolation of Dementia.”

American Journal of Dance Therapy 50th Anniversary Issue

December 2016

Natasha is honored to have had her work published in the 50th Anniversary Issue of the American Journal of Dance Therapy (December 2016). Her article offers a holistic, cost-effective, and fruitful approach to promoting quality of life in dementia care.

Goldstein-Levitas, N. (2016). Dance/movement therapy and sensory stimulation: a holistic approach to dementia care. American Journal of Dance Therapy, 38(2), 429-436.DOI 10.1007/s10465-016-9221-5

Delaware News Journal

Natasha is featured in a November 2016 Delaware News Journal article on the benefits of dance/movement therapy for dementia.

Using the creative therapies to cope with grief and loss.

Natasha has contributed a chapter on dance/movement therapy with older adults living in care facilities to Stephanie Brooke’s and Dorothy Miraglia’s 2015 book Using the creative therapies to cope with grief and loss.

Goldstein-Levitas, N. J. (2015). Dance/movement therapy with institutionalized older adults: an effective, holistic intervention for loss adaptation. In Brooke, S.L. & Miraglia, D.A. (Eds.), Using the creative therapies to cope with grief and loss. (pp. 263-282). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publishers.

Connecting in the Land of Dementia

Natasha’s interview with Deborah Shouse on the Dementia Journey website and in Shouse’s 2016 book, Connecting in the Land of Dementia: Creative Activities to Explore Together.

American Dance Therapy Association Blog

Get a sense of Natasha’s Dance/Movement Therapy work with older adults in her May, 2015 posting on the American Dance Therapy Association’s blog.

Alzheimer’s Association

Delaware Valley Chapter

Read about Natasha’s Dance/Movement Therapy Facilitation with Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter REC Center Participants.