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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.

Whether you are located in downtown New Orleans, Algiers Point, Bayou St. John, East Carrollton, or even Garden District, 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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Allison Staiger
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Sort through the intersections of attachment, trauma (big and small), perinatal mental health, social and cultural expectations, and a global pandemic to find stability, self-regulation, acceptance, change, and safety.


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Together, we will:

Sort through the intersections of attachment, trauma (big and small), perinatal mental health, social and cultural expectations, and a global pandemic to find stability, self-regulation, acceptance, change, and safety.

Something to know about my approach is:

Early on, we all find ways to cope and move through the world, but in times of upheaval (like becoming a parent), those ways might not work like they once did. I build on the wisdom and autonomy of each client to find news ways of being and doing.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Birth trauma
  • Childbirth
  • High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Infertility
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Parenting Issues
  • Perinatal
  • Postpartum
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss
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Lauren Delahoussaye
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Help you begin to like yourself again and be kind and forgiving to yourself, even when you're not checking off all the items on that endless to-do list. I can help navigate these feelings and help you find peace within yourself.


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Together, we will:

Help you begin to like yourself again and be kind and forgiving to yourself, even when you're not checking off all the items on that endless to-do list. I can help navigate these feelings and help you find peace within yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide therapy during perinatal and postpartum periods, grief and loss, teen pregnancy, anxiety and depression. I am aware of the struggles parents experience and am able to help you navigate your challenges in a way that is productive for you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Infertility
  • Miscarriage
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
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Jess Maier
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Therapy is one of the best forms of self care, and I believe self care is the path toward a more proactive, restorative, and enriching life.


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Therapy is one of the best forms of self care, and I believe self care is the path toward a more proactive, restorative, and enriching life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I prefer to take a collaborative and creative approach to the therapeutic process, develop a strong therapeutic relationship, get to know the individual client, and determine which practices and tools will work best to help you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • Women's Identity/Image
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Maya B Galathe
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Together we will explore what is stopping you from reaching your goals and creating the life of your dreams. We will explore negative thought patterns and behaviors. Though we cannot control situations we can control our responses.


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Together we will explore what is stopping you from reaching your goals and creating the life of your dreams. We will explore negative thought patterns and behaviors. Though we cannot control situations we can control our responses.

Something to know about my approach is:

My practice Goal Digging Therapy is just what the name suggests. My counseling style is goal-oriented and solution focused. Besides traditional talk therapy, I use other means such as music and art therapy and even assign "homework" to clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Racial Trauma
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
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Maya B Galathe remote and phone therapy in Louisiana
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Deborah Ridgeway
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Work to build skills and new approaches in order to move toward your best version of yourself.


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Together, we will:

Work to build skills and new approaches in order to move toward your best version of yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work hard to help you, and I need to know that you are committed to growth, willing to consider new approaches and work hard together.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Issues
  • Depression
  • Family of Origin
  • LGBTQ+
  • Recovery
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Deborah Ridgeway remote and phone therapy in Louisiana