Allison is a board certified dance/movement therapist and licensed creative arts therapist. She holds 2 masters degrees, an MA in clinical psychology and an MS in dance/movement therapy and is currently pursuing a doctorate degree in mind-body medicine. Allison is an experienced therapist, having worked with a wide range of clientele, including adults, adolescents, and children in inpatient psychiatry, US military war veterans in both residential and outpatient settings, and with active duty military in a residential substance abuse rehabilitation program. Allison’s published research article Emotion, Embodiment, and Mirror Neurons in Dance/Movement Therapy: A Connection Across Disciplines, has received media attention, as well as awards for both research and journalism. She has also taught graduate and undergraduate courses in psychology and counseling as an adjunct professor and has presented her work both at the community and national levels. Allison is a lifelong student of dance and a certified yoga instructor.
About Allison F. Winters