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Christina Devereaux

Visiting Associate Professor


Dr. Christina Devereaux (she/her) is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (NY), Mental Health Counselor (NY), Professional Counselor (PA), and Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist (ADTA), and National Certified Counselor (NBCC). She is an internationally recognized presenter, educator, and author in dance/movement therapy. In addition to serving as Visiting Associate Professor at Pratt Institute, she served as Associate Clinical Professor and Program Director for the Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling program at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 2018-2024, on the international faculty for Inspirees (China), Agape Belgium Academy, and Dance Therapy New Zealand.

Dr. Devereaux is the former co-editor of the American Journal of Dance Therapy from 2011-2017 and a two-time President’s Award recipient from the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA) for her outstanding contributions to the profession (2008 and 2017). She was featured on National Public Radio (NPR), CCTV, the largest television station in China, and as a presenter for the 2014 ADTA Talks series focusing on DMT and autism. In addition to authoring many chapters and journal publications, she has a blog with Psychology Today “Meaning in motion: Dancing with the mind in mind.” Christina is a recognized scholar and national and international presenter specializing in dance/movement therapy with attachment disorders, autism spectrum disorders, trauma, clinical supervision, mind-body integration and embodied understanding of neurobiology.  In addition to teaching, Dr. Devereaux has an active private supervisory practice with practitioners around the globe and a small private clinical practice.

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Santa Barbara Graduate Institute

MA., Dance/Movement Therapy, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

BA, Psychology with minor in Dance, Kent State University