Focus on non-verbal expression and communication through movement.
Cover cultural, social and gender differences in movement patterns; how to look at dance in a systematic manner; and the psychotherapeutic processes inherent in dance therapy. This course is fully approved by the ADTA for alternate route credit for R-DMT training. Alternate route credit requires readings and a final paper.
Mon-Wed, Jun 24-26, 2013, 12-5 pm, 3 sessions, $225 until Jun 18 / $250 after.
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Dance as Therapy
First Session: Mon, Jun 24, 2013, 12 pm - 5 pm
Tina Erfer, MS, BC-DMT, LCAT, is a Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, and Licensed Creative Arts Therapist. For the past thirty 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); is past President of the New York State Ch...for full instructor biography click here.
Dr. Miriam Roskin Berger
An early pioneer of dance therapy while she performed with the Jean Erdman Theatre of Dance, Dr. Berger teaches dance therapy at New York University, where she was the Director of the Program in Dance Education from 1993–2002. She is also currently the Director of the Dance Therapy Program at the Harkness Dance Center of 92nd Street Y. She has created dance therapy training programs in the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Sweden, and has taught dance therapy and the Movement Psychodiagnostic Inventory in France, Germany, Greece, Korea, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovenia and Taiwan. She initiated the International Panel of the ADTA in 1995. In 2009, Dr. Berger received the Charles Kellogg Award in Arts and Letters from Bard College, the ADTA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007, was inducted into the Dance Library of Israel Hall of Fame in 2005 and she was given the Marian Chace Award for fostering the international growth of d...for full instructor biography click here.
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Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Room: N207/Buttenwieser Lounge 2nd F
Price: from $225.00
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Mon, Jun 24, 2013, 12 pm - 5 pm
Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Dr. Miriam Roskin Berger
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