Christina Devereaux - Adjunct Associate Professor.
Christina DevereauxAdjunct Associate Professor.
Creative Arts Therapy.
East Hall 3
13/SU-ADT-642-03 Creative Arts Therapy II
13/FA-ADT-700-19 Thesis In Progress
13/FA-ADT-700-18 Thesis In Progress
13/SU-ADT-700-20 Thesis In Progress
B.A., Kent State University;
B.A., Kent State University; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D. candidate, Santa Barbara Graduate Institute; Board of Directors, ADTA Spokesperson, Past Chair of Public Relations, and Current Newsletter editor, American Dance Therapy Association; Past president, Southern California Chapter, ADTA; former Executive Board member, California Coalition for Counseling Licensure; published in The American Journal of Dance Therapy, Journal of Dance Education; experience in trauma, domestic violence, attachment in child development, family work and prenatal and perinatal psychology; ADTR, NCC, LCAT LMHC
Christina Devereaux Â– is a registered dance/movement therapist, licensed creative arts therapist, licensed mental health counselor, nationally certified counselor, and doctoral candidate in Clinical Psychology with a specialty in Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology. She is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute in the Department of Creative Arts Therapy where she teaches graduate students in the Dance Therapy program. In addition, she is currently being funded by the Andrea Rizzo Foundation to provide dance/movement therapy in public schools throughout Long Island, NY for children on the autistic spectrum and with special needs. Christina has served on the Board of Directors for the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA) and is a Past President of the Southern California Chapter of the ADTA. Her current ADTA responsibilities include newsletter editor, public relations committee chairperson, and member of the standards and ethics committee. She has extensive clinical experience with a variety of populations including children with severe emotional disturbance and with pervasive developmental disorders, victims of abuse and neglect, families in crisis, adults with mental illness and dual diagnosis, and supporting healthy attachment with mother/infant dyads. Her research interests include attachment theory, non-verbal empathy, intersubjective phenomenon, and psychoneurobiology.