Dance Therapist

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Responsibilities

A type of therapy that uses the movements of dance to gain body movements and recovery.

Environment

May work in hospitals, nursing homes, psychiatric facilities, and preschools.

Qualifications

- Must have a Bachelors degree in one of the following; Music Therapy, Arts in Music, Science in Music Therapy

- Must be board certified by the Certification Board for Music Therapists

Average Salary

$25,000 to $52,000 annually. This number varies based on both how much experience the dance therapist has, and the type of degree they chose.

Other

Dance Therapy is a small area in the medical field which faces many challenges. One of the biggest challenges is persuading administrators the need for dance therapy.
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