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Dance/Movement Therapy Calendar

Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling
All classes are held at Kinections at Imagine Square, 718 University Avenue, Rochester, New York, 14607, USA unless otherwise indicated. Student and practicing health professionals, educators, and others are welcome. Some courses require pre-requisites.

ALTERNATE ROUTE STUDENTS PURSUING THE R-DMT LEVEL OF CERTIFICATION MUST TAKE COURSES THAT ARE A MINIMUM OF 15 HOURS. All courses prepared and taught in accordance with the guidelines of the American Dance Therapy Association.

CONTINUING EDUCATION: All courses meet the criteria for NCC and BC-DMT continuing education. For questions or registration, please send e-mail to kinectionsinfo@kinections.com.

For details about the courses, please see the Course descriptions page.

Kinections provides clinical, educational, and creative services in dance/movement therapy and counseling to people struggling with eating disorders, depression and other mood disorders, creative blocks, relationship problems and negative responses to stress.

LivingDance~LivingMusic™, Dr. Fraenkel's unique approach to dance/movement therapy frees people to address the spectrum of concerns - from problems that interfere with daily living to the wish to grow and self-actualize.

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Dance/Movement Therapy Courses

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Dance/Movement Therapy Theory & Practice I
Foundations and Principles (Hybrid)

Eight 1.5 hour Classes via Video Conferencing
Podcasts of classes will be available
Residential Component
Danielle Fraenkel, Ph.D., BC-DMT, NCC, LCAT, LMHC, CGP

Dance/Movement Therapy Theory & Practice II
Bridging and Operationalizing Theory (Hybrid)

Eight 1.5 hour Classes via Video Conferencing
Podcasts of classes will be available
Residential Component

Dance/Movement Therapy Theory & Practice I
Foundations and Principles (Hybrid)

Residential Component [3 credits; 45 hours]

*Psychomotor Therapy
Liljan Espenak's Dance Therapy Approach

[2 credits; 30 hours]
Nana Koch, Ed.D, LCAT, BC-DMT, NCC, LPC, CMA

*Moving Towards Cultural Competence
Dance/Movement Therapy and Intercultural Consciousness

[2 credits; 30 hours]
Meg Chang, Ed.D., BC-DMT

*Life is Movement: The Dance Legacy of Blanche Evan
Functional Technique, Creative Dance, and Depth Dance Therapy

[2 credits; 30 hours]
Iris Rifkin-Gainer, MA, BC-DMT

*Group Processes in LivingDance™
[2 credits; 30 hours]
Danielle Fraenkel, Ph.D., BC-DMT, NCC, LCAT, LMHC, CGP

*Laban Movement Analysis/Bartenieff Fundamentals
[2 credits; 30 hours]
Cadence Whittier, CLMA, MFA, RSMT/ME

*Body as Voice: Restorative Movement Psychotherapy
Trauma and Resiliency Training Series: Part I

[2 credits; 30 hours]
Amber Elizabeth Gray, MPH, MA, LPC, LPCC, BC-DMT

Dance/Movement Therapy Theory & Practice II
Bridging and Operationalizing Theory (Hybrid)

[3 credits; 45 hours]
Danielle Fraenkel, Ph.D., BC-DMT, NCC, LCAT, LMHC, CGP

Dance/Movement Therapy Practice
Applications for Children and Adults in Psychiatric Settings

[1 credit; 15 hours]
Jody Wager, MS, BC-DMT

Dance/Movement Therapy Practice
Applications for People with Developmental Disabilities

[1 credit; 15 hours]
Shannon Seddon MA, BC-DMT, LCAT

*An Experiential and Theoretical Introduction to The Kestenberg Movement Profile
[2 credits; 30 hours]
Melanie Johnson, MA, NCC, R-DMT, RYT-200, KMP Trainer

*Group Processes in Dance/Movement Therapy
The Marian Chace Approach

[1 credit; 24 hours]
Elissa Queyquep White BC-DMT, LCAT, CMA

*Dance/Movement Therapy for Children & Adolescents (Hybrid)
Video conferencing classes [3 credits; 45 hours]
Danielle Fraenkel, Ph.D., BC-DMT, NCC, LCAT, LMHC, CGP
Danielle Brown, LCSW, R-DMT

*Recommended for all student, novice, and seasoned dance/movement therapists. Others may take courses with permission from Director, Dr. Danielle Fraenkel and the course instructor. Alternate route students must apply to Kinections for acceptance into the program.