Additional Organizations that Offer Credentialing and Certification
There are several organizations that are affiliated with the field of somatic psychology that the Somatic Counseling Psychology program prepares students for. These include:
The Dance/Movement Therapy concentration of the Somatic Counseling Psychology program is designed in accordance with the training guidelines of the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA) and has been an ADTA-approved program since 1987. The concentration fulfills the requirements for the ADTA’s certification as a Dance Therapist Registered (DTR).
It is possible for a student graduating from the Somatic Counseling Psychology Department to use core and elective classes to fulfill the requirements for the International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association’s (ISMETA) certification as a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist (RSMT) and/or Registered Somatic Movement Educator (RSME).
As students of the Body Psychotherapy concentration, you are highly encouraged to become affiliated with the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP).