CMER DMT PROGRAM FACULTY MEMBER

Dawn Lyon, MA,
BC-DMT


Dawn Lyon is a Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist. She has over thirty years of clinical experience working with adults in in-patient psychiatric, day treatment and residential facilities. She has also worked with children, adolescents, and seniors in in-patient settings. Dawn served as an on-site supervisor for DMT interns from various DMT graduate programs and developed the dance/movement therapy internship training program at Metropolitan State Hospital, from which she has recently retired.


In addition to her work as a dance/movement therapist, she has taught creative movement for toddlers, pre-schoolers and elementary school age children.  Dawn is currently practicing DMT in a number of community hospitals in the Los Angeles area and offers supervision for DMT students.