Robyn Lending Halsten, MA, BC-DMT, DTRL, LPC

Clinical Supervisor and Consultant

Formerly Hancock Center Dance/Movement Therapist and Clinical Director

Education and Training:

  • Internal Family Systems, 2002
  • MA, Dance/Movement Therapy, Columbia College Chicago, 1990
  • BA, Dance, Columbia College Chicago, 1986
  • Institute for Movement Therapy, Seattle, 1981


  • Licensed to practice psychotherapy as a dance/movement therapist in the state of Wisconsin (DTRL) #7-037
  • Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Wisconsin (LPC), #4564-125
  • National Registry: Academy of Dance Therapists Registered, 1992-ADTR-651

Scope of Practice:

  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Case consultation for mental health professionals
  • Supervision for dance/movement therapy licensure
  • Mental health training

Professional Interests/Expertise:

  • Internal Family Systems Therapy
  • Treatment of trauma
  • Self growth experiences
  • Treatment of mood, anxiety and personality disorders
  • Supportive psychotherapy for those with gender identity concerns
  • Mindfulness as a therapeutic modality
  • Women’s issues (cultural expectations, role conflicts, development of the inner feminine)
  • Authentic movement and expression the self
  • Body image development and exploration
  • Creative process and healing