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Home » Event » Amber is a panelist with keynote speaker Dr Stephen Porges and will present “Restoring Core Rhythmicity: Polyvagal-informed DMT for Trauma” at the 51st ADTA conference

Amber is a panelist with keynote speaker Dr Stephen Porges and will present “Restoring Core Rhythmicity: Polyvagal-informed DMT for Trauma” at the 51st ADTA conference

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Date(s) - 10/22/2016
All Day

Hyatt Regency Bethesda


The American Dance Therapy Association is pleased to announce our 2016 Conference Keynote Speakers & Mental Health Professionals Day:
Polyvagal-Informed Therapy for Trauma, Attachment and Autism
Saturday, October 22, 2016 Hyatt Regency Bethesda (Washington DC Area)
Join us for a special day of keynote presentations and workshops with Stephen Porges, PhD and Sue Carter, PhD, and leaders in the field of Dance/Movement Therapy to learn new skills for the treatment of your clients. These workshops present cutting edge information for all professionals in the mental health and behavioral sciences fields and CEs will be provided*.
Keynote Addresses: 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
Dr. Stephen Porges: Connectedness as a Biological Imperative: Understanding the consequences of trauma, abuse, and chronic stress through the lens of the Polyvagal Theory
 Stephen W. Porges, PhD is a “Distinguished University Scientist” at the Kinsey Institute, Indiana University Bloomington and professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
Dr. Sue Carter: The Biochemistry of Love C Sue Carter, PhD is a biologist and behavioral neurobiologist. She is an internationally recognized expert in behavioral neuroendocrinology. In 2014 she was appointed Director of The Kinsey Institute and Rudy Professor of Biology at Indiana University. Dr. Carter was the first person to identify the physiological mechanisms responsible for social monogamy.
Intensive Workshops: 1:15 pm – 3:15 pm Go beyond theory to practice by choosing one of three workshops led by top DMTs to learn how basic dance/movement therapy skills can be used to apply Dr. Porges and Dr. Carter’s seminal work. These workshops are appropriate for mental health workers who have little or no training in dance/movement therapy:
  •  Dynamic Equilibrium: Engaging Neurophysiological Intelligences through Dance/Movement Therapy with Kalila Homann, MA, LPC-S, BC-DMT
  • Social Engagement and Dance/Movement Therapy in Autism: A Polyvagal Perspective with Christina Devereaux, PhD, LCAT, LMHC, BC-DMT, NCC
  • Restoring Core Rhythmicity: Polyvagal Informed DMT for Trauma with Amber Gray, MA, BC-DMT, MPH, LPCC
This special day is part of the 4-day ADTA annual conference from October 20-24, 2016.  All are invited to attend the entire conference. To register or for more details, visit, email  or call (410) 997-4040.
5 hours of CE with internationally-renowned speakers for only $97(mental health professionals only) Special rate through September 8th;  After September 8th – $117 (mental health professionals only)
*Counselors: ADTA is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and offers NBCC approved clock hours for this event. Social Workers: ADTA is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to provide social work continuing education and maintains full responsibility for this program. This training qualifies for Category I CEUs.

Conference Attendees: If you need a roommate, please send an email to:

If you need transportation to and from the airports:

There is Airport Shuttle Service from Dulles Airport (IAD) Washington Reagan National and BWI to Hyatt Bethesda. Use discount code APP16 to use when you book it using the app on your phone