Ed.D., BC-DMT, CMA, LCAT, LMHC, NCC
Founder and Director of the Dancing Dialogue, LCAT LMHC PLLC
Dr. Suzi Tortora is a creative arts therapist, certified, by the New York State (LCAT), a certified mental health counsellor (LMHC) and a dance therapist certified by the American Dance Therapy Association (BC-DMT). Moreover, she received a PhD from the Teacher’s College of Columbia University. She is currently consulting on the project: “Mothers, babies and young children of September 11th 2001: a primary prevention project”, at the Columbia University psychiatry department, under the direction of the Dr. Beatrice Beebe. Suzi has also been working full-time at her private practice in Cold Springs and New York for the past 30 years, specializing in children and family therapy, traumas, pediatric mental health and adult chronic pain. Dr. Tortora is a pioneer in the dance therapy sector, having brought together the fields of pediatric mental health, dance therapy and non-verbal movement analysis.