Marriage and Family Therapist • Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist
2022 Speaker


Barbara Nordstrom-Loeb is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, board certified dance/movement therapist, Laban Movement Analyst and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. She is also a Somatic/Body Therapist and uses alternative healing modalities to address psychological, somatic, and spiritual transformation. She currently teaches at the University of Minnesota and Augsburg College. She has a private practice with individuals, families and couples specializing in attachment, trauma, depression, anxiety, identity and life transition issues.

Her diversity expertise includes working with LGBTQ clients, women’s issues, and with a range of different nationalities, cultures and religious/spiritual practices. Her international Dance/Movement Therapy teaching experiences include courses in Vilnius, Lithuania (1997), Tallinn University, in Tallinn Estonia through a Fulbright Scholar’s Grant (2011) and Inspires Institute in China (2014-present). She has also co-lead students on study abroad programs in the Middle East (2000 & 2009) and Asia/South East Asia (2004-5). She is chair of the American Dance/Movement Therapy Association Alternate Route Educators’ Subcommittee.