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Joan Chodorow

Joan Chodorow, American psychoanalyst, dance therapist. Registered dance therapist; licensed MFCC, California. Member American Dance Therapy Association (president 1974-1976, keynote speaker 1983, 91), International Association Analytical Psychological, American Psychological Association, California Association Marriage and Family Therapists, C.G. Jung Institute San Francisco.

Background

  • Chodorow, Joan was born on May 29, 1937 in New York City. Daughter of Eugene Aaronovitch and Lillian (Kleidman) Chodorow.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts in Psychology, Dance Therapy, Goddard College, 1972. Diploma in Analytical Psychology, C. G. Jung Institute Los Angeles, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, Union Graduate School, 1988.

    Career

    • Founder, teacher Community Dance Studio, Los Angeles, 1957-1964. Dance therapist Child Psychiatric County Hospital, 1964-1966, Lawrence School, Van Nuys, California, 1965-1967. Dance therapist, psychotherapist Psychiatric Medical Group, Santa Barbara, 1968-1973.

      Lecturer University California, 1967-1979, Community College, Santa Barbara, 1967-1979. Dance therapist Psychiatric Department Cottage Hospital, 1968-1983. Practicing psychotherapist, 1973-1983.

      Practicing Jungian analyst Fairfax, California, since 1983. Teacher C.G. Jung Institute, San Francisco, since 1983. Visiting faculty Institutes Los Angeles, Houston,Israel since 1976.

      Director, teacher Dance Therapy, Santa Barbara 1975-1983. Faculty Active Imagination course Geneva, 1984, 90, 95, Zurich 1985-1986.

    Major achievements

    • Registered dance therapist. Licensed MFCC, California.

    Works

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member American Dance Therapy Association (president 1974-1976, keynote speaker 1983, 91), International Association Analytical Psychological, American Psychological Association, California Association Marriage and Family Therapists, C.G. Jung Institute San Francisco.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Louis H. Stewart, June 23, 1985. Step-children: Daniel Stewart, Sarah Stewart Hawklyn.
    • father: Eugene Aaronovitch Chodorow
    • mother: Lillian (Kleidman) Chodorow
    • spouse: Louis H. Stewart
    • children: Daniel Stewart Chodorow
    • Sarah Stewart Hawklyn Chodorow
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    Born March 29, 1937
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