MA, BC-DMT, NCC, LPC
Assistant Clinical Professor
Creative Arts Therapies Department
Three Parkway Building, 1601 Cherry Street, Room 7107
Dawn Morningstar, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, LPC, is passionate about the power of movement and dance to heal. As a dance/movement therapist and educator, she focuses on the integration of clinical practice with theoretical knowledge. Morningstar encourages the growth of creative, empathetic and clinically sound dance/movement therapists and counselors. Clinically, her focus has been working with children and adolescents in residential treatment programs, schools and hospitals. Morningstar received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance from Temple University and her Master of Arts in dance/movement therapy from Drexel University. She is a licensed professional counselor in PA and a board certified dance/movement therapist. Morningstar was instrumental in the development of the Creative Arts Therapy Program at Philadelphia Family Court. While in England on a cultural exchange, she taught an anti-bullying program in a local primary school. Morningstar serves on the board of the American Dance Therapy Association and has choreographed for both professional and school organizations in the Philadelphia area.