Elizabeth Loughlin – Bio
Author/s: Elizabeth Loughlin
Prof. Mem. DTAA; Mem. AASW; M.A. (Creative arts in therapy); B.Litt Hons (Perf Arts); B.A . Dip. Soc Studs. Dip. Dance Movt Therapy (IDTIA). Loughlin works as a dance therapist in the hospital setting with mothers with postnatal depression and their infants, as well as with patients with chronic or life- long endocrine health conditions. Approaches to DMT include psychodynamic and phenomenological/expressive models. Loughlin teaches DMT in the advanced clinical training at the IDTIA; she offers private dance therapy/creative arts supervision, and regular training at the Parent –Infant Research Institute, Austin health, for professionals working with the mother- infant interaction. Loughlin has peer reviewed and other publications in the dance therapy and health fields. She also has a creative dance practice with parent –infant/ toddler and adult dancers.