Registered Dance Movement Therapist – GADT Senior, DMT Practitioner in National Health Service System & Private Practitioner, Supervisor-Creative Supervisor, GADT Committee Member on Training Standards and Education, Certified Somatic Movement Practitioner, Dance Educator, Choreographer
DMT Training program attended
IDTIA- GADT Training Program in DMT (M.B. Leventhal DMT Training Model 1994-1997)
Academic titles and professional experience
Holds a BA in Philosophy and Dance. Has extensive training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, relational psychoanalytic psychotherapy, and psychoanalytic psychosomatics. Attended creative supervision training program. She is a Certified Pilates Practitioner with extensive training in the field of somatics.
Works for 23 years as DMT practitioner in National Health Care Centers and Institutions with various populations: youth and adults with developmental disorders, youth and adults with mental-psychiatric disorders, adults with cancer and other psychosomatic disorders, oncological nurses and mental health practitioners on burn-out issues. Also works as a private practitioner.
Research interests: cooperation with National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Psychology Department) in graduate research study about DMT with cancer patients concerning her own DMT Ca model.
What is Dance Movement Therapy (DMT)?
DMT is defined by the European Association Dance Movement Therapy (EADMT) as ‘the therapeutic use of movement to further the emotional, cognitive, physical, spiritual and social integration of the individual.