DvT Therapists in NYC

Adam Reynolds, MFA, LCSW, RDT/BCT, CASAC

Adam Reynolds is the Training Director at the Institute for DvT NYC.  He teaches clinical practice and drama therapy at the Hunter School of Social Work and the New School, and provides drama therapy and clinical supervision in Private Practice as well as in several clinical and school-based programs in Queens. He is a PhD candidate in CUNY’s program in social welfare.

Kate Hurd, LCAT, RDT/BCT

Kate Hurd is cofounder of Off Center: A Creative Space for the Arts in Psychotherapy, where she has a private practice. She is a Co-Director of the Institute for Developmental Transformations, former Training Director of the Institute for Developmental Transformations in both San Francisco and New York City, and has taught DvT in NYC, San Francisco, China, The Netherlands, England and Belgium. She is currently a Creative Arts Therapy Supervisor at Kings County Hospital and a former President of the North American Drama Therapy  Association. She believes in the power of creative expression as a means to reflect, gain insight, and promote resiliency and the use of improvisation and discrepancy as avenues of discovery through co- creation between client and therapist. 

Navah Steiner, LCAT, RDT/BCT

Navah is a former Training Director of DvT-NYC and currently a co-director of the Institute for Developmental Transformations. They are a drama therapist and psychotherapist at the School of Visual Arts counseling services, adjunct faculty at the New School and in private practice. Previously, Navah has worked with homeless youth and adults in various settings. 

Tami Gatta, LCAT, RDT

Tami Gatta is the Associate Training Director at DvT-NYC.  She is a registered drama therapist and a licensed creative arts therapist. Tami became the first American to complete an externship in Europe at Ron Coleman and Karen Taylor's "Working to Recovery" houses for those experiencing voices, visions and unique beliefs (sometimes referred to as "hallucinations" and "delusions") . Since that time, Tami has presented workshops and provided consultation addressing self-advocacy and empowerment for those diagnosed with psychosis.Tami leads a series of Hearing Voices Network groups in Manhattan and the Bronx.