Jennifer Tantia

Jennifer Frank Tantia, PhD, MS, BC-DMT is a somatic psychologist and dance/movement psychotherapist in New York City. She has taught somatic psychology and embodied research at many US universities and has guest lectured internationally for the past decade. Dr. Tantia served as a grant adjudicator for the 2018 NEA Research Artworks commission and has served on the boards of both the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy and the American Dance Therapy Association. She has authored many publications in DMT and somatic psychology, and co-edited The Routledge International Handbook on Embodied Perspectives in Psychotherapy: Approaches from Dance Movement and Body Psychotherapy. She received a Marian Chace Foundation grant for her latest book, The Art and Science of Embodied Research Design: Concepts, Methods and Cases published in Nov, 2020. 

Click here for information on Tantia’s presentation: Looking Out and Seeing In: A Journey Through the Body. Please download a complimentary chapter from Tantia’s latest book as a companion to her presentation.


The Art and Science of Embodied Research Design:
2019: The International Handbook of Embodied Perspectives in Psychotherapy
with Serge Prengel: