This course is an introduction to the basic principles, techniques and methods of dance/movement therapy.

Topics include symbolic aspects of the body, the physiological basis of emotion, movement from a developmental perspective, systematic movement observation, cultural differences in movement behavior and the relation of these to dance. Movement experiences are derived from the abstraction of basic DMT processes.

Thu, Sep 15-Jan 5, $550 until Sep 8 / $575 after.

*Course is fully approved by the ADTA for Alternate Route credit for R-DMT training. All Dance Therapy courses are eligible for CE hours. For further information about the ADTA, visit

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  • Methods in Dance Movement Therapy I

    First Session: Thu, Sep 15, 2016, 6 pm - 8 pm

    Instructor: Tina Erfer  show bio

    Tina Erfer, MS, BC-DMT, NCC, LCAT, is a Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, National Certified Counselor and Licensed Creative Arts Therapist. For over thirty-four years, she has worked as a dance/movement therapist in educational and psychiatric settings, with children and adolescents with special needs. She has served as Coordinator of the Hospital School Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She has given numerous lectures and workshops at various agencies and universities, and has also provided many staff development and training sessions. Tina supervises and trains graduate students and entry-level dance/movement therapists. She has published on her dance/movement therapy work with children who have emotional challenges, and children with autism. Tina served for eight years on the Board of Directors of the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA); and is also...for full instructor biography and other classes taught by this instructor, click here

    Instructor: Miriam Berger

    Day(s): Thursday

    Sessions: 15

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S297, 2nd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $550.00

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