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dance therapy

n.
A method of psychological treatment in which movement and dance are used to express and deal with feelings and experiences, both positive and negative. Also called movement therapy.
A therapeutic modality in which dance movements become surrogates of verbal communication

dance therapy

, dance movement therapy
The use of creative dance and movement for healing.
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As an aside, I think that my dance therapist who worked with the four-year-old blind boy was more a creative arts therapist.
In 1973, the family act disbanded and Gregory moved to California, but he returned to New York in 1978, partly to be near his daughter, who was living with his first wife, dance therapist Patricia Panella.
Therapeutic goals are rarely or poorly defined, and change is often measured based on the dance therapist's intuition and judgment rather than on the client's self-report or on concrete behavioral indices.
Professional training takes place at the master's graduate level and includes studies on topics such as DMT theory and practice, psychopathology, psychotherapeutic theory and a supervised internship that leads to recognition or registration as a Dance Therapist, Registered (DTR).
Noteworthy events taking place early in the week, include a "Moving to Music" session with Dance Therapist Gail Ann Bradshaw, a discussion group titled "What's Your Adventure" that allows residents to contemplate and discuss what the term "adventure" means to them and a trip to Willow Pond in Willowbrook for a fishing adventure.
Zakon worked as a school teacher most of his life, but he was also a dance therapist, a real dance therapist who held classes and seminars.
What makes for a good dance therapist? "They've seen the power of movement in their own life.
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In the past two decades, Kampni has commissioned designers, composers, writers, dance therapists and filmmakers to create collaborative ventures.
This joint collaboration between BDC and dance therapists of Kolkata Sanved was part of BDC's renowned outreach programme, "Dancing to Connect", which has been conducted in over 40 countries over the world.
Author Mikel, a licensed creative arts therapist in private practice, provides practical guidelines and inspiration for art, music, drama, and dance therapists making the transition to self employment.
Dancing for Health is designed for health and healing professionals, as well as ethnographers and dance therapists who seek practical lessons on improving their clients' and patients' quality of life.