Building Habits for Emotional Wellness with Jessica Knochel, MA, LCPC, BC-DMT

Today we had the pleasure of chatting with lovely and intelligent Jessica Knochel!  Jessica is a Dance Movement Therapist and Licensed Counselor and is a wealth of knowledge on the benefits of using dance as a powerful tool for social and emotional growth.

She shared the reasons she loves using dance both as a preventative method of teaching self-regulation and as a way through difficult times of stress for children.  Listen in for her insights and tips!


If you have any questions about accessing dance movement therapy resources and you live in Chicago, contact Jessica at or visit her site at