Dance/movement therapy

The American Dance Therapy Association, founded in 1966, defines dance/movement therapy (DMT) as the “psychotherapeutic use of movement to further the emotional, cognitive, physical and social integration of the individual” ( Research shows that movement can open nerve pathways between the brain and body and impact growth and development during all life stages. Dance/movement therapy is a unique form of psychotherapy that is founded on strengthening this body-mind connection.

What to expect in a session

  • Individualized therapy provided by a board certified dance/movement therapist who also has a license in professional counseling.
  • Dance/movement therapist is adapted for all ages, sexes and mental and physical abilities.
  • No dance experience necessary.
  • Healing of the whole person by incorporating movement, creative process, and verbal communication.
  • Gain access to emotions and issues that might be hard to talk about in verbal therapy.
  • Learn to use movement as a means for self-expression, insight, and behavioral change.

Benefits of DMT

  • Improve your self-expression and growth
  • Strengthen your mind- body connection
  • Learn body-based techniques to improve your focus, reduce anxiety, increase relaxation

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