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Christine Caldwell
PhD, BC-DMT, LPC, NCC, ACS
(CV as PDF)
is the founder and former director of the Somatic Counseling Program at Naropa University in Boulder, CO, USA, where she currently teaches coursework in somatic counseling theory and skills, clinical neuroscience, research, and diversity issues. Her work began thirty five years ago with studies in anthropology, dance therapy, bodywork and Gestalt therapy, and has developed into innovations in the field of body-centered psychotherapy. She calls her work the Moving Cycle. This system goes beyond the limitations of therapy and emphasizes lifelong personal and social evolution through trusting and following body states. The Moving Cycle spotlights natural play, early physical imprinting, and the transformational effect of fully sequenced movement processes. She has taught at the University of Maryland, George Washington University, Concordia, Seoul Women's University, Southwestern College, and Santa Barbara Graduate Institute, and trains, teaches and lectures internationally. She has published over 30 articles and chapters, and her books include Getting Our Bodies Back and Getting In Touch.