Irma Dosamantes-Beaudry Ph.D., Psy. D., BC-DMT

is an interdisciplinary practitioner and scholar. Trained as a modern dancer, psychologist, and psychoanalyst, her published work bridges these disciplines. Prior to coming to UCLA in 1977 as a Professor of Dance Therapy, she had danced with Alwin Nikalois and Murray Louis at Henry Street in New York City, been an Associate Professor Of Psychology at California State University in Los Angeles, and established a clinical private practice in Los Angeles. During 1977-1999, she served as the Director of the Graduate Dance/Movement therapy program at UCLA.