American Dance Therapy Association 53rd Annual Conference

October 11-14, 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah

Bring the Body and Creativity into Healing: The Art and Science of Dance/Movement Therapy

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Sunday Seminars

Marian Chace Foundation Lecture

Friday, October 12, 2018

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Justice, Inclusion, and Grace: Our Body’s Role and Our Profession’s Role in Sustainable Societies

Dr. Christine Caldwell

Christine Caldwell, Ph.D., BC-DMT, LPC, NCC, ACS, is the founder of and professor emeritus in the Somatic Counseling Program at Naropa University in Boulder, CO, USA, where she taught coursework in somatic counseling theory and skills, clinical neuroscience, research, and diversity issues. Her work began thirty five years ago with studies in anthropology, dance therapy, bodywork and Gestalt therapy, and has developed into innovations in the field of body-centered psychotherapy. She calls her work the Moving Cycle. This system goes beyond the limitations of therapy and emphasizes lifelong personal and social evolution through trusting and following body states. The Moving Cycle spotlights natural play, early physical imprinting, and the transformational effect of fully sequenced movement processes. She has taught at the University of Maryland, George Washington University, Concordia, Seoul Women’s University, Southwestern College, Pacifica, and Santa Barbara Graduate Institute, and trains, teaches and lectures internationally. She has published over 30 articles and chapters, and her books include Getting Our Bodies Back, and Getting In Touch. She has two books coming out in 2018, The Body and Oppression, and Bodyfulness.

(NBCC CE hours; ADTA CE hours; NY LCAT CPE hours)