Hancock Center Staff Grace Valentine

Contact Grace at grace@hancockcenter.net

Grace Valentine, MA, BC-DMT, DTRL, LPC

Retired Licensed Dance/Movement Therapist and Professional Counselor


  • PhD, English, University of Missouri, Columbia, 1971
  • MA, Dance Therapy, Lone Mountain College, 1977


  • Licensed to practice psychotherapy as a dance therapist in the State of Wisconsin, (DTRL), #5-037
  • National Registry: Academy of Dance Therapists Registered, 1984-ADTR-188
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)-WI, #2665-125

Scope of Practice:

  • Dance/movement psychotherapy for adults
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Consultations and Trainings in: Body-Awareness, Trauma and Mental Health Issues
  • Supervision for Dance/Movement Therapists

Therapeutic Approaches:

  • Developmental
  • Humanistic
  • Brain research based approaches to trauma

Professional Interests/Expertise:

  • Personal growth and optimal well being
  • Creativity and self esteem
  • Women’s issues
  • Sexual and physical trauma
  • Substance abuse
  • Intercultural issues
  • Mentally ill
  • Older adults