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Explore The Benefits Of Dance/Movement Therapy In Healthcare

It is becoming more apparent that the application of the principles and methods of Dance/Movement Therapy can provide valuable tools for healthcare professionals in maintaining the health and well-being of patients. With this in mind, CMER is proud to present Dance/Movement Therapy In Healthcare: Prevention, Treatment & Aftercare a special course covering the role of DMT concepts and applications specific to prevention, to treatment and to aftercare.

This 25-hour DMT Theory and Practice Course is an ADTA approved Advanced Course taking place over 3 days from April 8th thru 10th. It is taught by CMER DMT Faculty Member Shira Musicant, MA, LMFT, SEP, BC-DMT and takes place at the Wildcat Studio in Berkeley, CA.

The specific attention throughout to body awareness, creativity, and attunement, will amplify aspects of dance/movement therapy theory and practice, as well as provide a foundation for a somatically oriented psychotherapy practice. DMT in a medical context and as an adjunctive treatment for illness will be addressed as will the role of DMT in coming to terms with treatment outcomes, creating new choices, and finding new meaning. Self regulation, self expression, and self in relationship are all considered as fundamental to health and well being.

To learn more about this course and to take advantage of early enrollment discounts, click here.



Advanced Clinical Skills: The Methods Of Blanche Evan -- Coming June 4th and 5th to Berkeley, CA!

This course will provide an exploration of the Methods of Blanche Evan: Dance/Movement/Word Therapy for the higher functioning client. Through experiential exercises, readings and discussion, participants will delve into clinical applications of Evan’s pioneering approaches for facilitating group and individual therapy sessions.

This course is designed for advanced students who have taken at least 45 hours of DMT Theory and Methods courses at CMER or elsewhere and have had previous exposure to the Blanche Evan method. It is also designed for practicing dance/movement therapists and interns who want to increase their knowledge of the Evan Method for clinical practice. Participation in this class must be approved by the instructor.

This 15-hour DMT Theory and Practice Course is an ADTA approved Advanced Course taking place over 2 days on
June 4th and 5th in Berkeley, CA. It is taught by CMER DMT Director of Education Bonnie Bernstein, MFT, BC-DMT, REAT.

These CMER courses are approved by the American Dance Therapy Association to meet requirements for the Alternate Route R-DMT credential and also meet the qualifications for continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider #3888).

For details on these and other upcoming courses and to take advantage of early enrollment discounts, click here.