Professional Members


Tracey Nicholson

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Sandra Kay Lauffenburger Prof. Member DTAA, Bachelor of Social Science (Hons, Psychology) Dip. (Adult Psych), Dip. DMT (IDTIA), Registered Somatic Movement Therapist (ISMETA), Registered Psychotherapist (PACFA), Professional Member (ANZAP, AASPDip)

Sandra has worked in private practice for 20+ years. She specializes in working with personality disorders, chronic pain, trauma, anxiety/depression, and grounds her movement work in Laban Movement Analysis (LMA) and her psychological framework in Self-Psychology (Kohut). She teaches LMA and Bartenieff Fundamentals (BFs) as well as Developmental Issues for the Grad. Dip. (Dance Therapy & Counselling) at the Wesley Institute, Sydney; develops LMA and BF workshops and training for particular populations and specialties, and lectures in self- psychology for Empathink Melbourne. She supervises a number of psychotherapists and dance therapists, and provides supervision by phone for Dance Movement Therapists who are not in the ACT area.

Geographic areas of work preference: Geographic areas of work preference: Canberra & Queanbeyan.

Telephone (BH): 02 6285 3697 Mobile: 0407 248 323

Bouthaina Mayall

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New South Wales

Juliette Kirkwood Bachelor of Applied Science Graduate Diploma Dance Movement Therapy

Adult mental health. Available for professional development activities addressing Vicarious Trauma in Community Service professionals, Team Building, stress relief and communication.

Geographic areas of work preference: Sydney

Telephone (BH): 0423698587 Mobile: 0423698587


Beatrice Lucas Prof. Member DTAA and PACFA Reg. M.Ed. (Melb.Uni). Grad.Dip. Movement/Dance (Melb.Uni). B.A. (Ed.) (Deakin), Dip. Teaching (Switz.). Dip. Dance/Movement Therapy (IDTIA, Melb.). Dip. Professional Counselling. Cert. Emotional Release Counselling (ERC) for Children and Adolescents. Cert. Solution-Focussed Therapy. Cert. Supervision

Beatrice has extensive experience in using dance therapy with children who have ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and learning difficulties. She has also worked with adults in psychiatric care and with women exploring feminine themes in mythology through dance and the arts. Beatrice has tutored and supervised interstate IDTIA Certificate and Diploma students and teachers in special and mainstream education since 2004. She takes a special interest in indigenous dance.

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Mobile: 0413 155 146

South Australia



Maeve Larkin

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