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Dance movement therapy


Dance/movement therapy is defined as the psychotherapeutic use of movement to promote emotional, social, cognitive and physical integration of the individual.

Dance/movement therapy sessions enhance the mind-body connection to promote healing. Sessions can be tailored to individual movement abilities.

Reasons to consult the dance/movement therapist

  • Changes in mood
  • Non-pharmacological pain management
  • Improve movement tolerance
  • Changes to body
  • End of life

Ages: Infant to adult
Days Offered: Monday through Friday
Units covered: Expressive therapists offer unit-based support. Please connect with your treatment team to learn about resources available to your family while your child is hospitalized. 

Jenna Maltby


Contact info:

Resources for becoming a dance/movement therapist can be found here:

American Dance Therapy Association

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