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Bette Joan Blau

Bette Joan Blau, American dance/movement therapist. Member American Dance Therapy Association, New York City Dance Therapy Association, Association Play Therapists, National Educational Council of Creative Therapies, Child Development Research Association.

Background

  • Blau, Bette Joan was born on December 19, 1936 in New York City. Daughter of Abraham Robert and Victoria (Artz) Feingold.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, City College of New York, 1957. Master of Arts, City College of New York, 1960.

    Career

    • Science teacher Public School District 99, New York City, 1957-1962, guidance counselor, administrative assistant, 1957-1962. Dance/movement therapist Suffolk Child Development Center, L.I.C., 1971-1980. Super. dance movement therapists Suffold Child Development Center, 1973-1980.

      Supervisor of psychotherapists in private practice New York City, from 1980. Faculty Pratt University, 1983-1985, Adelphi University, Long Island, 1985-1989. Dance/movement therapist Little Village School, from 1980, supervisor movement therapy department, from 1980.

      Guest lecturer Adelphi University, 1987-1989. Conductor workshops in field. Lecturer in field.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

    Membership

    Member American Dance Therapy Association, New York City Dance Therapy Association, Association Play Therapists, National Educational Council of Creative Therapies, Child Development Research Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Dance, skiing, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Sheldon Paul Blau, September 2, 1957. Children: Steven, Debra.
    • father: Abraham Robert Feingold
    • mother: Victoria (Artz) Feingold
    • spouse: Sheldon Paul Blau
    • children: Steven Blau
    • Debra Blau
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    Born December 19, 1936
    Died August 18, 2006
    (aged 69)
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