Faculty

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Kalila Homann, MA, LPC-S, BC-DMT is a licensed professional counselor, dance/movement and expressive arts therapist and supervisor in private practice in Austin, Texas.  Ms. Homann teaches and supervises at the graduate and postgraduate level in dance therapy, expressive arts therapy, and counseling. Her work is dedicated to exploring and accessing the body’s capacity to engage the mind in healing, learning and growth. Kalila’s extensive background in dance, somatic education, physiology, and human development have informed her integrative approach to education and therapy.  Her thirty years of professional experience include program development in expressive arts therapy for inpatient and outpatient psychiatric treatment facilities, community resource and public school programs.

Kalila designs creative therapeutic and educational programs locally and nationally for educators and therapists.  She taught Neuroscience for the Creative Arts Therapy Department at Drexel University for five years, and has served as adjunct faculty for graduate programs at Antioch and Goddard Colleges. She teaches at national conferences, postgraduate training programs, and she is the program director of the Embodied Neurobiology Training Program.

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Nanine Ewing, Ph. D, F.A.G.P.A., C.G.P., BC-DMT, CGP, L.M.F.T.  is a licensed psychologist and certified group therapist as well as certified dance-movement therapist.   Dr. Ewing’s theoretical orientation is Jungian and Object- Relations.  She runs three groups a week that are open- ended groups for mixed gender and one women’s group.  Her specialty is group therapy and she does in-depth individual therapy.  She is available as a consultant for practice building, developing, or maintaining groups or individual consultation.  She was the keynote speaker at the American Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama 2008 Conference.  Nanine teaches the Group Process course for Embodied Neurobiology.

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Amber Elizabeth Gray, MPH, MA, LPCC, BC-DMT, NCC brings Dance/Movement Therapy to areas of social trauma, disasters, and complex humanitarian emergencies. She has established clinical programs for refugees and survivors of torture in Colorado and New Mexico, and a program for victims of violence in Haiti. Amber provides training and consultation nationally and internationally on somatic and creative arts psychotherapies with survivors of war, torture, and natural disasters. One of the primary focuses of her work is staff care and support programs for humanitarian workers in complex humanitarian emergencies. She has taken her work to almost forty countries. She is the Western Region MAL for the ADTA Board of Directors, and was the 2010 Outstanding Achievement Award recipient.