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Master of Arts (MA) in Expressive Therapies: Dance Therapy with a Specialization in Mental Health Counseling

Prepare for a career in which you will use body knowledge, movement and dance to transform the emotional, physical, cognitive, and social health of individuals, families, and communities.

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Graduate Arts and Social Sciences Programs Open House


Saturday, October 24, 2015
10:00 am–1:00 pm

Creative Writing, Counseling, Clinical Mental Health: Expressive Therapies, International Higher Education and Intercultural Relations, and Mindfulness
Learn how a graduate degree can help you take your passion and expertise to new heights.

Expressive Therapies Information Sessions

graduate-drama-therapy-class-1-spotlightCome hear how our Expressive Therapies programs prepare you to use different art modalities in clinical, educational, and human service settings. 

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Dance Legend Twyla Tharp Keeps Teaching

Twyla Tharp Homepage SliderCreativity is long hours, unshakable routines, and a lifetime of digging in and forging until you get it right.  Twyla Tharp, legendary dancer award-winning choreographer of more than 160 works, and author of several books perfectly topped off Lesley University's weeklong Creativity Forum with a rapid-fire call to action.  Read more.

Lesley Professor Vivien Marcow-Speiser Wins Award for Work in Arts & Health

Faculty Vivian Marcow SpeiserExpressive Therapies professor Vivien Marcow-Speiser is the recent recipient of the Distinguished Fellows Award from the Global Alliance for Arts & Health.   “I’m very, very proud of this award. It means a great deal to me because it acknowledges the range and the depth of the work itself.”  Read more.

Dance Legend Judith Jamison Visits Lesley

Judith Jamison at Lesley University"The arts are key to changing people’s minds."
Alvin Ailey Dance Theater legend Judith Jamison championed the power of the arts during Lesley’s Strauch-Mosse Visiting Artist Lecture Series. Read more>>