Specialized Approaches in Dance/Movement Therapy: Therapist as Artist

An exploration of the creative healing arts and the therapist's role as artist. Theories of imagination and creativity are examined through the lens of inclusivity and clinical skill building. In addition, this course focuses on the relationship of Dance/Movement Therapy to other creative arts modalities. Readings, discussion, in- class experientials, out of class practice, and guest lecturers provide an overview of theory, techniques, and considerations for special populations. Emphasis is on the integration and application of creative modalities, and their application to specific populations. Prerequisite: CNSD616.
Course Number: CNSD716
Units: 2.0