DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION for CMER - USA
DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION for CMER - SEOUL


Bonnie Bernstein, M.Ed., MFT, BC-DMT


Ms. Bernstein is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, Registered Expressive Arts Therapist and CAMFT Certified Supervisor. She was mentored by pioneer dance therapist Blanche Evan from 1970-82 and has developed her dance therapy methods for over forty years. She works primarily in in-depth, insight oriented dance/movement/word therapy for the higher functioning client and has also worked with other populations including elders, children, psychiatric day patients and adults in physical rehabilitation. She has specialized in dance therapy for survivors of sexual trauma and has published in this area and in treating trauma in the global community. Since 2008 she has traveled to facilitate intensive month-long workshops for survivors of social trauma and sex trafficking in Kolkata, India.

Ms. Bernstein's lifelong research has been on the therapeutic use of dance in indigenous world cultures. She has extensive experience teaching and supervising and currently teaches dance/movement therapy courses at J.F. Kennedy University and for CMER. She is Director of Education for both CMER in the US and the CMER-Seoul program in South Korea. Ms. Bernstein has a private practice in Palo Alto, California.