Dance as Therapy - 92Y, New York

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Dance Therapy Program

Dance as Therapy

Dr. Miriam Berger, Patricia Capello and Tina Erfer
Dance as Therapy

Sessions Start: Mon, Jun 17, 2019, 12 pm - 5 pm

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Instructors

Patricia Capello

Patricia P. Capello, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, LCAT is a Senior Dance/Movement Therapist and Acting Team Leader for the Therapeutic Activities Service at Maimonides Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry in Brooklyn, New York. While earning her BA in Psychology and Dance from CUNY Brooklyn College where she focused on Graham technique, Ms. Capello was co-owner of a community dance studio teaching a variety of dance forms to children and adults. Following her MA in Dance/Movement Therapy from New York University where she performed with the Judith Scott Dance Theatre, she went on to become a ...

Tina Erfer

Tina Erfer, MS, BC-DMT, NCC, LCAT, is a Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, National Certified Counselor and Licensed Creative Arts Therapist. For thirty-six years, she has worked as a dance/movement therapist in educational and psychiatric settings, with children and adolescents with special needs. She was the Coordinator of the Hospital School Program on the Child and Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry Unit at Mt. Sinai Hospital for eight years. Tina has given lectures, workshops and training sessions at numerous agencies and universities; and supervises and trains dance/move ...

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. S ...

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