ESMT Protocol

The Empowering Steps Movement Therapy (ESMT) program is a child centered holistic motor intervention program that focuses on function rather than diagnosis, treating all children with neurodevelopmental disabilities. The ESMT process focuses on three main components: • Motor Development • Emotional State • Attachment The motor activities act as a medium allowing the therapist to focus on affecting a change to the child’s emotional state and ability to develop attachment. Therapists are trained to adapt to the child’s needs on a daily basis in order to reduce fear, anxiety, and stress levels while building a trusting relationship….

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