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You might have heard about the healing power of dancing - it's a real thing. Research shows that dancing and movement can greatly improve your mental health and quality of life, as well as help you become more self-aware and communicative.

Dance and movement therapy is a proven form of therapy that improves peoples social, emotional, and physical health through movement. In dance therapy, a trained therapist helps create a safe space for you to express yourself through movement. In this form of therapy, dance and movement can help you communicate what is otherwise difficult to say in words.

If you’re struggling to cope with stress, anxiety, low self-esteem, or other internal struggles, we encourage you to consider dance and movement therapy.

Wherever you are located in Alaska, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

How Can Dance and Movement Therapy Help?

Dance and Movement Therapy can help you in several ways, including:

  • Improve your sense of self-confidence.
  • Reduce acute and chronic stress.
  • Make you feel better about your body.
  • Support physical fitness.
  • Develop and support motor skills.
  • Improve communication and social skills.

Dance therapy is often used to treat eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and chronic pain. Whether you’re dealing with one of these conditions or are just looking to live a happier life, you could benefit from dance therapy.

Dance therapy is just one of many types of therapy. If you’d like to learn more about the types of therapy available near you, check out this article: How do I know what type of therapy is best for me?

Experience the Benefits of Dance and Movement Therapy

Finding a professional, licensed dance and movement therapist in your area can be difficult. Luckily, Mental Health Match is here to help you find a local therapist or counselor in no time! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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kacia zuill
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Fear, anxiety & trauma can leave you feeling stuck. I help you: · identify & process through those feelings, · stop your negative thought cycles, · learn emotional regulation and mindfulness & · help you lighten the heavy load you’ve been carrying.


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Together, we will:

Fear, anxiety & trauma can leave you feeling stuck. I help you: · identify & process through those feelings, · stop your negative thought cycles, · learn emotional regulation and mindfulness & · help you lighten the heavy load you’ve been carrying.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use my skills as an intuitive empath to tailor my style to meet each client’s individual needs. I utilize a combination of CBT, EMDR, Expressive Arts therapies, EFT, mindfulness techniques and other person-centered therapies.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Postpartum
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma EMDR
  • Trauma Recovery
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Reketta Peterson
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We will explore symptoms together in therapy and develop a plan to start seeing immediate relief.


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We will explore symptoms together in therapy and develop a plan to start seeing immediate relief.

Something to know about my approach is:

My job as your therapist is to help you recognize the mental stumbling blocks keeping you from experiencing consistent and desired relief. I work with you as you rediscover the power you once welded without hesitation.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Couples Counseling
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
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Reketta Peterson remote and phone therapy in Alaska
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Lauren Giuliano
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We will work together to create an individualized behavior support plan that best fits the needs of your family. We will make small, measurable changes that will have big impact on the happiness of the entire family.


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We will work together to create an individualized behavior support plan that best fits the needs of your family. We will make small, measurable changes that will have big impact on the happiness of the entire family.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work with parents to build their toolbox of skills to better help their children manage difficult behaviors. I help assess why behaviors are occurring, and create individualized plans that are easy to follow using evidence-based practices.

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  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child behavior issues
  • Communication Skills
  • Oppositional and defiant behavior
  • Parent Coaching
  • Parenting
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Samantha Getha
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Tackle problems head on, learn and practice safe and effective coping skills, even when it’s hard, and build an overall healthier life. We will plan to create a self-sufficient plan for yourself to utilize the new skills we’ll work on together.


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Tackle problems head on, learn and practice safe and effective coping skills, even when it’s hard, and build an overall healthier life. We will plan to create a self-sufficient plan for yourself to utilize the new skills we’ll work on together.

Something to know about my approach is:

Provides a safe, accepting, and non-judgmental virtual therapy space. I take on a holistic and integrative lens focusing on mind-body connections, teaching clients skills, building strengths, and making sense of past life events to help gain clarity.

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  • Active Duty Military
  • Anxiety
  • Combat Trauma
  • Complex Trauma
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Military Service
  • Moral injury
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma EMDR
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Veterans / Military Families
  • Vicarious Trauma
  • War trauma
  • Women Veterans
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Jennifer Dolphin
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Map out your story. Where you came from, where you are and where you want to go while learning the skills you need to face bumps along the way. We will forge a new path so that you can achieve peace and connection.


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Together, we will:

Map out your story. Where you came from, where you are and where you want to go while learning the skills you need to face bumps along the way. We will forge a new path so that you can achieve peace and connection.

Something to know about my approach is:

My work focuses on relationships. Relationship with self, family and others. Most of our “wounds” come from broken attachment and dysfunctional dynamics. I’m a cycle breaker and together we can break your cycle of generational trauma.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Families
  • Parenting
  • Relationships
  • Teenagers
  • Trauma Resolution
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Jennifer Dolphin remote and phone therapy in Alaska