Hancock Center Staff Ann Wingate

Contact Ann at ann@hancockcenter.net

Ann Wingate, MA, BC-DMT, DTRL

Licensed Dance/Movement Therapist


  • MA, Dance/Movement Therapy, Naropa Institute, 1988
  • BA, Dance, University of Iowa, 1980
  • Teaching certificate in dance in education, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 1982


  • Licensed to practice psychotherapy as a dance/movement therapist, State of Wisconsin, #6-037 (DTRL)
  • National Registry: Academy of Dance Therapists Registered 1994-ADTR-701

Scope of Practice:

  • Dance/Movement Therapy for Children, Adolescents and Adults
  • Individual, Group and Family Dance/Movement Therapy
  • Dance/Movement Therapy in School settings
  • Training in Dance/Movement Therapy, Consultation and Supervision

Therapeutic Approaches:

  • Relational
  • Contemplative
  • Developmental
  • Trauma Sensitive

Professional Interests/Expertise:

  • Developmental challenges including autism and cognitive delays
  • Psychological trauma/childhood abuse and neglect/PTSD
  • Attachment disorders
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Creative process
  • Parenting
  • Self-care
  • Physical challenges
  • Personal and spiritual growth and well-being
  • Creative dance for joy and community
  • Mothering concerns