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Tension Flow Attributes: An Inroad to Emotional Regulation

Length: 1 hour

Webinar Description

This one hour webinar will review Judith Kestenberg’s six Tension Flow Attributes. Each attribute will be described and movement examples will be displayed illuminating each of the qualities. Case examples will be presented to exhibit the application of TFAs within individual sessions for the purpose of improving emotional regulation. The webinar will be open for the final 10 minutes of the hour for Q&A.  Original webcast date:  June 3, 2014.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will understand each of Kestenberg’s six Tension Flow Attributes didactically and in movement
  2. Participants will learn how to intervene from TFA’s to address the goal of emotional regulation
  3. Participants will identify ways in which their own preferred TFAs impact the therapeutic relationship

Presenter Bio

Stacey Hurst, LCPC, BC-DMT, GLCMA, has worked at a variety of mental health settings and is currently in private practice at Mind Body Connections located at Clarus Center in Warrenville, IL where she works individually with adolescents and adults. Stacey has taught at Columbia College Chicago in the Department of Creative Arts Therapies for the past 15 years, she has been a thesis advisor and reader and served as the coordinator for the Graduate Laban Certificate in Movement Analysis Program. Stacey served on the board of directors for the American Dance Therapy Association as central region Member-at-large and Secretary.

Stacey Hurst


ADTA CE Hour: 1

NBCC CE Hour: 1


Course Materials

  • Course Slides PDF