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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 Louisiana from Alexandria to Shreveport or even Lafayette, or anywhere else nearby, 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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Jamie Gaskin
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Attachment, comfort, emotions, communication, unhealthy patterns, family dynamics, coping skills, traumatic experiences, we will not avoid difficult topics. We will learn new and healthy ways to cope and come back to process through the trauma.


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Attachment, comfort, emotions, communication, unhealthy patterns, family dynamics, coping skills, traumatic experiences, we will not avoid difficult topics. We will learn new and healthy ways to cope and come back to process through the trauma.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize an attachment framework derived from Emotionally Focused Therapy and Story Informed Trauma Therapy (SITT) to help my clients understand how they came to be who they are. We can learn new behaviors once we have identified the unhealthy ones

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • Childhood Issues
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Family of Origin
  • Infidelity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Trust Issues
  • Veterans / Military Families
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Leslie Boyett
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work to help you heal from past traumas, build resiliency to deal with change and loss, and move forward into a future filled with hope and new possibilities.


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work to help you heal from past traumas, build resiliency to deal with change and loss, and move forward into a future filled with hope and new possibilities.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a direct, reality-based approach that holds you accountable for change. If you are willing to challenge your thinking and embrace change, you will build the resiliency that you need in order to face difficult life circumstances.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjusting
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Nutrition
  • Spirituality
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Julie Benoit
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Explore the thoughts and emotions that are troubling you. Perhaps you have noticed a negative pattern that you would like to break. We will work on increasing your self confidence and provide some tools so that you can find peace of mind.


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Together, we will:

Explore the thoughts and emotions that are troubling you. Perhaps you have noticed a negative pattern that you would like to break. We will work on increasing your self confidence and provide some tools so that you can find peace of mind.

Something to know about my approach is:

My counseling philosophy is one with both acceptance and change. I believe that people do the best that they can, but can also do better. I will share with you the skills that I have seen work for other people who want to improve their life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress Management
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Together we work to help you make changes that stick. Hypnosis is a powerful tool that will enable you to make permanent, life-enhancing changes by reaching your subconscious mind, where true and lasting change occurs.


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Together, we will:

Together we work to help you make changes that stick. Hypnosis is a powerful tool that will enable you to make permanent, life-enhancing changes by reaching your subconscious mind, where true and lasting change occurs.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a client-centered approach, understanding that each client is different. I listen and work with you in your best interest.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Cigarettes and Smoking
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Procrastination/Motivation
  • Self-Esteem
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
  • Weight Loss
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Laura Rude' remote and phone therapy in Arizona, California, Colorado, District Of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, Wyoming
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Marissa Batie Collier
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Together we will work to empower, educate and provide you with mental health wellness. Like the lotus flower, you TOO have the ability to rise from the mud, bloom out of the darkness and RADIATE into the WORLD.


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Together, we will:

Together we will work to empower, educate and provide you with mental health wellness. Like the lotus flower, you TOO have the ability to rise from the mud, bloom out of the darkness and RADIATE into the WORLD.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is simple allowing you to express your feelings in a safe and confidential environment.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress Management
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Marissa  Batie Collier remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana