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Dance/Movement Therapy

Dance/movement therapy is the psychotherapeutic use of movement to further the emotional, cognitive, physical and social integration of the individual. It is an embodied approach predicated on the empirically-supported concept of bi-directional mind/body integration. It is

biopsychosocial

, informed by systems theory, and various theories of therapy

.

www.adta.org/

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Lora Wilson Mau, MA, BC-DMT

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www.92Y.org

www.antioch.edu

www.octaband.com

www.disarmingtheplayground.com

www.drexel.edu

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With special thanks to:Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC Founder, UpBeat Drum Circles 

www.ubdrumcircles.com

Author, The Art and Heart of Drum Circles

Song: Power Groove

Album: Drumming Up Diva

Dance/Movement Therapy

Experiential

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Dance/Movement

Therapy Populations

A

ll Ages: Infants, Children, Teens, Adults, Elderly

All Mobility Levels

Infant/Parent Bonding; Healthy Attachments

Developmental & Behavioral Impairments

Disease Prevention; Mind/Body Medicine

Stress Management

Psychiatric Disorders

Eating Disorders & Body Image

Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia

Survivors of Abuse, Trauma, & Torture

Insight Oriented Personal Growth

I

ndividual

,

Group

and

Family

F

ormats

(per training

)

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Dance/Movement

Therapy

Settings

Early Intervention Programs

Schools

Skilled Nursing Facilities

Assisted Living Communities

D

rug

T

reatment

C

enters

P

sychiatric

Hospitals & Day Programs

R

ehabilitation and

M

edical

F

acilities

Counseling and Crisis CentersForensic SettingsPrivate practice

Photo: DMT pioneer

Sharon

Chaiklin

, BC-

DMT

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Dance/Movement Therapy

Education and Credentials

Masters Level coursework and supervised clinical internship

R-DMT, Registered Dance/Movement Therapist

Masters in Dance/Movement Therapy or a Masters in a related mental health degree plus additional DMT coursework (referred to as “Alternate Route”

BC-DMT, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist

2 years supervised employment followed by examination

Licensing

Creative Arts Therapy License (LCAT) in New York

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