There are several organizations that are affiliated with the field of somatic psychology that the Somatic Counseling program prepares students for. These include:
The Dance/Movement Therapy concentration of the Somatic Counseling 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 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).