Dance/Movement Therapy program Colloquium
June 11, 2010
The Dance/Movement Therapy Program of the Department of Creative Arts Therapies hosted the Twentieth Annual Dance/Movement Therapy Graduate Research Colloquium in June.
The student presentations were conducted in the Geary Auditorium A, New College Building in Center City Philadelphia. This event was Co-Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Dance Therapy Association.
For further information contact:
Ellen Schelly Hill, Director, Dance/Movement Therapy Program firstname.lastname@example.org.
Completed and In-Progress Thesis Research
- Jacelyn Biondo: A Marian Chace Foundation grant proposal for dance/movement therapy based training in
de-escalation and violence prevention.
- Mary Kate Brosnan: An investigation of the prenuptial period of the couple relationship through qualitative interviews with engaged couples that reference the wedding dance.
- Katherine Cameron: The impact of dance/movement therapy on self and emotional regulation in preschool children enrolled in a therapeutic nursery program.
- Haley Dulman: Attachment style and movement expression in interpersonal interaction: A study of securely attached adults.
- Emily Glenn: Communication and understanding of the role of creative arts therapists in an interdisciplinary inpatient treatment setting: A qualitative case study.
- Roshelle Lennon: The wounded healer in the dance/movement therapist: Therapist perspectives.
- Christina Lindsay: The effect of dance/movement therapy with a sibling dyad that has witnessed domestic violence and has engaged in sibling violence.
- Michelle Merna: Compiling the evidence for dance/movement therapy with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A systematic literature review.
- Nalini Prakash: The impact of stroke on body image and self-esteem in young adults: Understanding implications for dance/movement therapy in the rehabilitation process of this population.
- Stephanie Ross: The nature of ongoing dance engagement and identity as a dancer in the identity and professional development of the emerging dance/movement therapist.
- Sara Rubinstein: The nature of the impact of traumatic client experience on the dance/movement therapist:
A survey study.
- Andrea Swatski: The elderly's perception of the impact on mood, socialization, and mobility as a result of late onset visual impairment: Implications for dance/movement therapy.
- Michelle Whitacre: Social dance as a dance/movement therapy intervention: Sustaining the couple relationship in the face of dementia.