Satwika Rahapsari

Full Name:
Satwika Rahapsari, S.Psi, M.A., R-DMT


[spoiler title=”Educational Background”]
2017 – Master of Art Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling, Creative Arts Therapies Department, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA.
2006  –   Sarjana Psikologi, Fakultas Psikologi, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia.[/spoiler]

[spoiler title=”Research Field”]

Clinical Psychology, Mental and Behavior Process[/spoiler]

[spoiler title=”Research Interest”]
Counseling and Psychotherapy, Creative Arts Therapies[/spoiler]
[spoiler title=”Teaching Field”]
Biopsychology, Mental Disorder, Psychology of Arts
[spoiler title=”Conference”]

Rahapsari, S. (2017). A thematic analysis of interviews with the Southeast Asian refugees: Understanding resilience with the implications for dance/movement therapy support. Oral session presented in the Drexel Emerging Scholar Conference, Drexel University, April 27, 2017, Philadelphia, USA.

Rahapsari, S. (2016). Finding the Self in the the Bedhaya: Jungian depth psychology analysis of the Javanese sacred dance. Panel 3: Bodies with and against the tides session presented in the Southeast Asia Graduate Student Conference, Southeast Asia Program (SEAP), Cornell University, March 11 – 13, 2016, Ithaca, USA.

[spoiler title=”Training”]
  • 2016 – 2017: Clinical Internship: Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services, Philadelphia, USA
  • 2016: DBT Dialectical Behavior Therapy using Mindfulness Practices, Behaviorism, and Creative Arts in Therapies to Foster Growth Workshop, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA.
  • 2016: Clinical practicum: Geropsych Unit, Roxborough Memorial Hospital, Philadelphia, USA.
  • 2015: Clinical practicum: HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy, Philadelphia, USA.
  • 2011: Medical and Psychosocial Assistance for Irregular Migrants in Indonesia Workshop, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.[/spoiler]

[spoiler title=”Awards”]

  • 2017: Overall Achievement Award, Creative Arts Therapies Department, Drexel University.
  • 2017: Alpha Eta Society Scholarship in Allied Health, Drexel University Chapter of The Alpha Eta Society.
  • 2016: International Peace Scholarship, International Peace Scholarship (IPS) PEO, USA.
  • 2015: Dean Award, College of Nursing and Health Profession, Drexel University.
  • 2015: Fulbright Master’s Degree Scholarship, The Fulbright Program, USA.[/spoiler]

[spoiler title=”Publication”]

Rahapsari S. (2021). The quest of finding the self in the Bedhaya: Unravelling the psychological significance of the Javanese sacred dance. Culture & Psychology. 10.1177/1354067X211047441

Rahapsari, S., Puri, V., & Putri, A. (2021). An Indonesian Adaptation of the World Health Organization Adverse Childhood Experiences International Questionnaire (WHO ACE-IQ) as a Screening Instrument for Adults. Gadjah Mada Journal of Psychology (GamaJoP), 7(1), 115-130.

Rahapsari, S. and Hill, E.S. (2019), “The body against the tides: a pilot study of movement-based exploration for examining Burmese refugees’ resilience”, International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 15 (1), 61-75.