Hancock Center Staff Jeanine Kiss

Contact Jeanine at jeanine@hancockcenter.net

Jeanine Kiss, MA, BC-DMT, DTRL

Licensed Dance/Movement Therapist


  • MA, Dance/Movement Therapy, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 1984
  • BA, Psychology & Dance, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point 1976


  • Licensed to Practice psychotherapy as a dance/movement therapist in the State of Wisconsin (DTRL) #4-037
  • National Registry: Academy of Dance Therapists Registered (ADTR) 2004-ADTR-973
  • Certification “Yoga Skills for Teachers” 2005

Scope of Practice:

  • Dance/Movement Therapy for Children and Adolescents
  • Individual, Group and Family Dance/Movement Therapy
  • In-School Dance/Movement Therapy and Violence Prevention through Movement, Madison elementary and middle schools
  • Dance/Movement Therapy, Consultation and Supervision

Therapeutic Approaches:

  • Humanistic
  • Experiential
  • Creative Arts & Expressive Process
  • Interpersonal
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Person-centered
  • Yoga and Mindfulness influence

Professional Interests/Expertise:

  • Children, adolescents, teens
  • Individual and group
  • Autism and Aspergers
  • Neurological challenges
  • Sibling issues
  • Family change
  • Emotional issues
  • Abuse, neglect and trauma sensitive
  • Social skills challenges
  • Optimal emotional well-being
  • Psychological trauma/PTSD