Elizabeth Snow, MA, R-DMT, joined Arts in Medicine as a Registered Dance/Movement Therapist in 2016. She received an MA in Dance/Movement Therapy and Mental Health Counseling from Antioch University New England and has worked with a variety of populations including young children and primary caregivers, individuals with substance use disorders, veterans, and adults receiving inpatient psychiatric care. Elizabeth’s current clinical practice promotes creative expression and body awareness as integral to the healing process. In her work with patients at the bedside, she utilizes expressive movement, creative arts, mindfulness, and verbal counseling to address physical, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual needs.
Elizabeth is involved with the UF Center for Arts in Medicine as a research assistant and co-facilitator of Theater for Health workshops. She also teaches theater and dance to young people in multiple community settings with a focus on developing emotional intelligence and communication skills. The performing arts have been a source of exploration, empowerment, and transformation for Elizabeth throughout her life, inspiring her to advocate for the important role creative expression plays across the healthcare continuum.