Hancock Center For Creative Arts Therapies - Deborah Thomas

Deborah Thomas

Deborah Thomas, PhD

Dance/Movement Therapist and Hancock Center Founder

In Memoriam


  • Training in Jungian Analysis, Ontario Association of Jungian Analysts, 2001-2009
  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute,1997
  • Studies in Alexander Technique with Marjorie Barstow, 1986–1994
  • Dance Therapy Training with Marian Chace, 1961 & 1963
  • MA, Dance, Mills College, 1950
  • BA, Dance, Sarah Lawrence College, 1949

Former Practice:

  • Individual adult psychotherapy
  • Lecture demonstrations in dance/movement therapy

Therapeutic Approach:

  • Integration of Dance/Movement Therapy with Principles of Jungian Analysis

Professional Interests - Expertise:

  • Jungian Analysis
  • Alexander Technique
  • Infant Brain Development