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Consuelo V. Davis, LMFT, BC-DMT

Antioch University Los Angeles, New England, Santa Barbara

Consuelo V. Davis is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, Nationally Certified Anger Management Facilitator and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, who has worked in the mental health field since 1993. She has a BS in Dance Education from New York University, a MA in Dance/Movement Therapy from UCLA, and a MA in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University. Ms. Davis has worked in the Departments of Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine at Kaiser Permanente for the last 17 years. She has a private practice in Culver City, CA, and has been a Teaching Faculty member in the Masters of Psychology Department at Antioch University Los Angeles since 2017. Consuelo specializes in working with individuals, couples, families, and groups; and integrates cultural proficiency, mind/body, and trauma-focused treatment interventions into the therapeutic process as needed. She utilizes various theoretical models to meet the unique needs of each client including: Attachment, Family Systems, DBT, DMT, Solution Focused, Mindfulness, Strength-based, and Psychodynamic treatment approaches. Ms. Davis is grateful for the opportunity to teach in the Somatic Certification Course at Antioch University Santa Barbara and looks forward to enhancing the professional growth and development of the program participants in meaningful ways.

Educational History

  • Antioch University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2011. MA in Clinical Psychology
  • University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1993. MA in Dance Movement Therapy
  • New York University, New York, NY, 1982. BS in Dance Education

Teaching Statement

Consuelo looks forward to enhancing the professional growth and development of the graduate school students so they can assist others to improve the quality of their daily lives.

  • American Dance Therapy Association Annual Conference Presenter
    Miami, FL; October 2019
    Mind/Body Treatment Interventions for Trauma Survivors
  • Antioch University: Los Angeles, CA; May, 2019
  • Trauma and Addiction Specialty Seminar: The Art and Science of Psychotherapy
  • Antioch University: Los Angeles, CA; Nov. 2016
  • Trauma Specialty Seminar: The Psychotherapeutic use of Dance Movement Therapy
  • for the Treatment of Trauma Clients within the Therapeutic Milieu
  • Kaiser Permanente: Los Angeles CA; Oct. 2011 & Oct. 2013
  • Teen Pregnancy Prevention Workshop: How Substance Abuse and
  • Addiction can Contribute to Teen Pregnancy
  • LAUSD 27th Annual Conference: Los Angeles, CA; Oct. 2007
  • Professional Development Workshop: Our Classroom Community:
  • A Model of Growth and Development for Adults with Disabilities
  • Meadowbrook Manor: Los Angeles, CA; Mar. 2002
  • Staff Development Training Seminar: Cultural Proficiency in the Therapeutic Milieu
  • African American Museum: Cleveland, OH; Mar. 2001
  • Panelist: African Centered Dance Movement Therapy
  • National Minority AIDS Conference: Denver, CO; Oct. 2000
  • Workshop Facilitator, African American Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Aviva Family and Children Services 16th Annual Conference: Los Angeles, CA; Feb. 2000
  • Panelist: Cultural Proficiency in Treating the Critical Issues of Adolescence
  • Mental Health Professionals: Portland, OR; Nov. 1999 and 2000
  • Staff Development Training Seminar: Cultural Proficiency in the Therapeutic Milieu
  • Skid Row Housing Trust: Los Angeles, CA; Dec. 1999
  • Staff Development Training Seminar: Working with People Who Live with Schizophrenia
  • Association of Dance Movement Therapy 1998 Conference: Albuquerque, NM; Oct. 1998
  • Conference Presenter: African Centered Dance Movement Therapy
  • UCLA Dance Department: Los Angeles, CA; Jan. 1993
  • Conference Presenter: Cultural Sensitivity within the Therapeutic Environment
  • American Dance Therapy Association, ADTA
  • National Union of Healthcare Workers, NUHW
  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT
  • UCLA Alumni Association
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Teaching Faculty,

AULA MAP Program

Teaching Faculty ,

AUSB Somatic Psychotherapy Certification Program

Guest Lecturer,

AUNE Dance Movement Therapy


Courses Taught

  • Process of Interpersonal Psychotherapy I PSY 5010A
  • Process of Interpersonal Psychotherapy II PSY 5400C
  • Group Treatment Methods PSY 5510
  • Clinical Practicum PSY6210
  • Crisis Intervention PSY 5530D
  • Post Traumatic Growth PSY 5714
  • Holistic Treatment Interventions for Trauma Recovery PSY 5725
  • Perspectives: Trauma and its Effects, Awareness and Recovery PSY 5220A
  • SB/CE CE21212 CER-3000 CE2 Certificate in Somatic Psychotherapy and Practices
  • NE21SUSEM DMT-6410C Foundational Theories of DMT : Alma Hawkins

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