This second edition of The Art and Science of Dance/Movement Therapy offers a broad understanding of dance/movement therapy as well as an in-depth exploration of how and where it can be used to produce change. The chapters that make up this innovative volume go beyond the basics to offer a unique collection of theoretical perspectives paired with case studies designed to emphasize techniques that can be applied in a variety of settings. In addition to boasting thoroughly expanded versions of all previously published content, this timely reference includes an all new chapter on DMT interventions in palliative care and added references throughout to reflect to the most current knowledge.
Sharon Chaiklin, BC-DMT, is a founding member and past president of the American Dance Therapy Association. A student of Marian Chace, one of the first dance therapists in the United States, she worked for over 34 years in psychiatric hospitals and private practice. She taught in the Graduate Dance/Movement Therapy Program at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland and has authored several articles. She was co-editor of the book Foundations of dance/movement therapy: The life and work of Marian Chace. Invitations to teach brought her to Israel, Argentina, Japan, Korea, and the Philippines. Currently she serves as trustee on the board of the Marian Chace Foundation. She received ADTA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.
Hilda Wengrower. Ph.D, DMT, teaches and lectures in Israel and internationally. Former academic director of the DMT master’s program at IL3-University of Barcelona, She maintains a private practice which includes supervision. Hilda has published papers and chapters on subjects related to arts therapies in educational settings, DMT with children with behavioral disorders, migration, qualitative research, arts based research and DMT. She is an active member of the Israeli Association of Creative Arts Therapies promoting and organizing conferences and activities. She is book reviews editor of the International Journal Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy.