chapter  9
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Dance/Movement Psychotherapy in Early Childhood Treatment: Suzi Tortora


Core Principles and Strategies at Guide a Session 165 Assessment of Movement Qualities Using Laban Movement Analysis 166 Dynamic Processes 167 Intervention Tools 167 Interfacing with Child Development 168 e Use of the Nonverbal and Its Role in Supporting Preverbal or Traumatic Experiences 170 Medical Dance/Movement erapy for Pediatric Oncology 171

Four-Question Protocol in Medical Settings 172 Adding a Multisensory Approach to Medical Dance Movement Psychotherapy 173

Multisensory Approach to Pain Management 174 Multisensory Tools Used during Painful Medical Procedures 175 Composite Case Examples 175

Conclusion 178 References 179

I want to go in. … I want to go in, I want to go in. … I want to go in. Is the door opened yet? Is the door open yet? Is Suzi inside? Is Suzi inside? I want to go in. I want to go in. I want to go in.