Dance Therapist

Dance movement therapy is the use of dance movements to help treat a variety of emotional, psychological and physical impairments. Dance therapy can help treat patients who are dealing with one or more of a variety of physical and emotional or psycho-social conditions such as Parkinson's disease, autism,Alzheimer's, eating disorders, or trauma.

Career Option

  • • Registered DMT (R_DMT) • Board-certified DMT (BC-DMT) • Teach and supervise other practitioners

Top Colleges In India

  • • Symbiosis school for liberal arts- http://www.ssla.edu.in/ Address: Gate No. 3
  • Symbiosis Viman Nagar Campus
  • Off.
  • New Airport Rd
  • Viman Nagar
  • Pune
  • and Maharashtra 411014 Phone: 020 2650 1107 • Kolkata Sanved- http://www.kolkatasanved.org/ Address: P-27
  • CIT Scheme No LXXII
  • Block-B
  • Gariahat Road (South)
  • Kolkata
  • West Bengal 700031 Phone:033 2423 6119 • Drexel University (Philadelphia)- http://drexel.edu/ Address: 3141 Chestnut St
  • Philadelphia
  • PA 19104
  • USA Phone:+1 215-895-200

Courses to be pursued

  • • Any bachelor’s degree (preferably in psychology) • Association for dance movement therapy (ADMT) UK accredited postgraduate qualification in dance movement therapy. • Master of arts in dance and movement therapy counseling

Working Condition

• Working hours will depend on your employer • This can include evening and weekend work. • Travel between appointments is common and you may need to travel between different employers during the week

Personal Skill

  • • Compassion
  • • Patience • Empathy

Educational Qualification

  • • Dance therapists must acquire a master's degree.
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