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Diversional Therapy Australia is committed to promoting, fostering and advancing the development of the profession of Diversional Therapy in Australia and internationally. Its mission is to ensure that the practice of Diversional Therapy continues to be viable and relevant, contributing to the wellbeing of clients and the community, while encouraging education, professional and personal development in its members. Learn More.


Diversional Therapy Australia News

  • President's Piece
    President's Piece
    Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Hello Members,   I am writing this after the fantastic 2014 DTA Conference held in Adelaide. What an amazing three days! The pre-conference workshops and conference time has been a wonderful and enlightening journey. I know that many of you developed new acquaintances or renewed old ones. This is part of the immense benefit of an annual conference. In the big scheme of health services, we ...

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  • 2014 DTA Pre-Conference Workshop 1
    2014 DTA Pre-Conference Workshop 1
    Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Introduction To Art Therapy By Paula Gillespie-Fotheringham Submitted by Katrina Vuori, QLD I have had some experience with Art Therapy and have always found it a bit of a mystery as to how it really works or the benefits for the client. Paula was able to unlock much of that mystery. I found during her session that I learnt much more during the practical exercises than by the verbal explanatio...

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