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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 Worcester, the suburbs of Worcester, other nearby places such as Waltham, Marlborough, or anywhere else in Massachusetts, 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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Andrea Arauco
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Address everything from everyday life issues, to hard and at times overwhelming life transitions. We will also explore coping skills, confidence, and effective communication while practicing mindfulness and self care.


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Address everything from everyday life issues, to hard and at times overwhelming life transitions. We will also explore coping skills, confidence, and effective communication while practicing mindfulness and self care.

Something to know about my approach is:

I like the collaboration part of therapy where clients are very motivated to work towards their goals and me as their therapist will meet them where they are at to achieve those results. I use modalities like CBT, ACT, and Mindfulness.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Child behavior issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life Transitions
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Chi Lee
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Work to help you overcoming obstacles such as anxiety , struggles with depression, stuck with past trauma so you can live fully in the present and be at peace.


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Work to help you overcoming obstacles such as anxiety , struggles with depression, stuck with past trauma so you can live fully in the present and be at peace.

Something to know about my approach is:

A typical session would start with a quick check-in. Next, we move on to practicing mindfulness exercises designed to increase and enhance coping skills. Towards the end of the session, we integrate the skills so you can overcome distress.

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  • Adults
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavioral Disorders
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  • Child behavior issues
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Depression
  • LGBTQ+
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Teenagers
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Chi Lee remote and phone therapy in Massachusetts, Washington
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Kimberly Fitzgerald
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work together to support you in dealing with whatever issues you are experiencing.


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work together to support you in dealing with whatever issues you are experiencing.

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My style is strengths based and focuses on identifying and prioritizing your concerns, building on existing skills and applying them to your daily life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Adoption Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Life Transitions
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Hannah Shulman
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If you would like to learn various stress management techniques for everyday life, curious about the mindfulness practice, or would like a safe space to answer the question, "what does relaxation feel like for me?”, I am here to help!


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If you would like to learn various stress management techniques for everyday life, curious about the mindfulness practice, or would like a safe space to answer the question, "what does relaxation feel like for me?”, I am here to help!

Something to know about my approach is:

Through my 8-week stress management courses, I use mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy (MBCT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), strength- based approaches, & positive psychology to empower you to better control stress.

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  • grief
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  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Stress Eating
  • Stress Management
  • Work stress
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Elayne Daniels
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Together, we will collaboratively explore the different layers of your presenting concerns. You will learn new ways of thinking and of feeling about yourself.


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Together, we will collaboratively explore the different layers of your presenting concerns. You will learn new ways of thinking and of feeling about yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

My patients say they feel empowered and intrigued by the integrated approach I provide.

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  • Body Image
  • Eating Disorders
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • Sexual Health Issues
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Elayne Daniels remote and phone therapy in Massachusetts