Sharon Chaiklin – Bio
Author/s: Sharon Chaiklin
Sharon, ADTR, DMT therapy pioneer, founding member of the American Dance Therapy Association, president of Marian Chace Foundation, studied with Chace in 1964 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Washington. Her article, ‘Dance Therapy’, in a 1975 edition of the American Handbook of Psychiatry, Vol. 5 was one of the first to outline a theoretical foundation for the profession. Her experiences as a DMT include working at Gundry Hospital, private practice, teaching/supervision at the DMT Program at Goucher College, USA.