Instrument/Department: Expressive Arts
Founder and director of Kinections, Danielle L. Fraenkel is an innovator. She developed the LivingDance/LivingMusic approach to dance/movement therapy, founded the department of dance/movement therapy at Hillside Children's Center, and brought dance/movement therapy to the Rochester Eating Disorders Organization. She has also introduced LivingDance to educators, students, and health professionals in Greece, Israel, Asia, and the United States.
As the ADTA Credentials Chair, Dr. Fraenkel spearheaded the affiliation between the ADTA and the National Board for Certified Counselors. Schooled in both counseling and dance/movement therapy, her writing has appeared in a variety of journals and texts.