Assistant Clinical Professor, Associate Director, Dance/Movement Therapy Education
Creative Arts Therapies Department
1601 Cherry Street, Room 7107
Gayle Gates is Clinical Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Dance/Movement Therapy Education in the Creative Arts Program at MCP Hahnemann University College of Nursing and Health Professions. Gayle has teaching and clinical expertise in the field of child development and the treatment of children and adolescents.
Gayle teaches courses covering clinical skill development for adults and children as well as formal child case presentations. Her special clinical interests and work have focused on early childhood development and mother-child interaction as well as intervention with at risk preschoolers. Gayle developed and implemented the first program utilizing the Creative Arts Therapies for court ordered visitations between non-custodial parents and their children. She has presented and consulted regionally and nationally on these topics. Gayle is a member of the ADTA, the Academy of Dance Therapists Registered and National Certified Counselor.