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About emilyadannunzio

Board Certified-Dance/Movement Therapist. Movement Analyst (GL-CMA). Researcher. Dancer. Bartender. Detroit, MI.

Aesthetics in dance/movement therapy.

One of the main objectives of dance/movement therapy (DMT) is to lead clients through a therapeutic process that integrates their mind and body through the use of dance and creative movement.  We hope to increase our clients’ awareness of both … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Jeannine Salemi (LCPC, BC-DMT, GL-CMA), “Boundaries and the Dance/Movement Therapist.”

I work as a dance/movement therapist in an inpatient psychiatric setting. Most of our clients struggle with addiction issues as well as mental illness. Because it is a community hospital, most of the patients who come to us lack the … Continue reading

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What have you done for me lately?: Reflecting on ADTA group membership and credentials.

It’s that time of year of again-time to renew your America Dance Therapy Association (ADTA) group membership and credentials.  Each year dance/movement therapists (or any individual who would like to join) must pay an annual fee for membership.  Also, if … Continue reading

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Contract work in dance/movement therapy.

As mentioned in my previous post, dance/movement therapists can work in a myriad of settings and work with many different individuals.  What is also true is that dance/movement therapists can work as full-time, part-time or contractual staff.  Full-time dance/movement therapy … Continue reading

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Dance/movement therapy: how settings define our work.

One of the beautiful aspects of dance/movement therapy (DMT) is that it can occur in many settings.  Our work is adaptable to fit the various settings we work in and thus the many individuals we serve.  Dance/movement therapists can work … Continue reading

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Eight things to consider before e-mailing a professional dance/movement therapist.

  My choice to blog about my experience as a dance/movement therapist has provided me with opportunities to connect with a lot of a different individuals from all around the world.  It has been exciting to connect with people stateside … Continue reading

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Web presence of a dance/movement therapist, revisited.

I recently received my copy of the 2016 December issue of the American Journal of Dance Therapy in the mail.  This particular volume of the journal, titled, “Special Issue: The First Fifty Years of the American Dance Therapy Association 1966-2016” … Continue reading

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