Catherine provides expert advice for improving a dancer’s body image.
Catherine offers guidance for coping with a dance injury.
Catherine talks about the impact of career transition on a professional dancer.
Catherine speaks to the value of prioritizing a dancer’s emotional well-being.
Catherine describes how stress and anxiety impact performance and provides tools for managing stress as a dancer.
Catherine informs a discussion about sexual harassment in the dance industry.
Catherine offers practical steps a dancer can take in response to the loss of a contract.
Catherine talks to Dance Informa about her work with injured dancers and the importance of social support in the management of dance injuries.
Publications & Presentations
Invited Speaker, Yellow Flags: Psychosocial Considerations in Dance, Principles of Dance Medicine: Clinical Management of the Dancer Patient, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY. July 18, 2019.
Invited Speaker, Understanding Behavior Changes and Challenges in Young Dancers, Dance Teacher Summit, New York, NY. July 31, 2019.
Drury, C. (2019). A psychosocial approach to supporting injured dancers. Journal of Social Work with Groups, 42. https://doi.org/10.1080/01609513.2018.1520672
Rowan, M., & Drury, C. (October, 2018). Dialectical behavior therapy for athletes. Paper presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, Toronto, ON.
Invited Speaker, Understanding Workplace Sexual Harassment in the Dance Community, Dance/NYC Symposium, New York, NY. February 25, 2018.
Calhoun, C., & Oransky, M. (April, 2015). Integrating mental health care for at-risk adolescents into a primary care setting. Paper presented at the National Association of Social Workers New York City Conference, New York, NY.
Invited Speaker, Integrating Mental Health Care for At-Risk Adolescents into a Primary Care Setting, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Conference, New York, NY. April 15, 2015.