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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 Mao, BC-DMT, LPC-IT, GL-CMA
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