Faculty

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Kalila Homann, MA, LPC-S, BC-DMT is the founder and program director of the Embodied Neurobiology Training Program, which began in 2010.  She has taught and supervised at the graduate and postgraduate level in dance therapy and expressive arts therapy for over 20 years, alongside an active clinical practice in Austin, Texas.  With a specialized focus in how DMT impacts the brain, Ms. Homann has published articles and chapters on the topic of dance/movement therapy and neurobiology, and developed numerous courses and workshops on this subject which have been presented nationally and internationally.   Her signature course in Embodied Neurobiology was taught in the Creative Arts Therapy Department at Drexel University for five years, and served as clinical faculty for the dance movement therapy graduate program Antioch University and helped to develop their first low residency alternate route training program.

Kalila received the 2018 Excellence in Education Recognition Award from the ADTA Board of Directors in recognition of her specific and significant contribution to education in the field of dance/movement therapy. She is passionate about preparing and empowering dance/movement therapy students to embark on successful, innovative, and rewarding careers.

 

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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.