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Tina Erfer, MS, BC-DMT, NCC, LCAT, is a Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, National Certified Counselor and Licensed Creative Arts Therapist. For thirty-five 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, workshops, staff development and training sessions at various agencies and universities; and supervises and trains graduate students and dance/movement therapists. She has published on her dance/movement therapy work with children who have emotional and/or behavioral 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 past President of the New York and New Jersey Chapters of the ADTA. She is the Coordinator of the Alternate Route Dance/Movement Therapy Training Program at the Harkness Dance Center of 92nd Street Y in New York; as well as a faculty member in this program in New York City and in Montreal, Canada. She has also been a faculty member of the Dance/Movement Therapy Training Program of the Inspirees Institute of Creative Arts Therapy, in China, and has taught DMT in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Tina has studied and practiced Authentic Movement with Zoe Avstreih for more than 20 years. In 2015, Tina was honored to receive the American Dance Therapy Association Exceptional Service Award. She is one of the founding members of a Task Force that is working towards attaining New Jersey State Licensure for Dance/Movement Therapists and Drama Therapists.

This instructor is currently teaching the following classes:

Methods In Dance/Movement Therapy I

Authentic Movement: The Dance of Self