Tag Archives: Dance/movement Therapist

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’s in a name?: The loss of the dance/movement therapist title.

My recent blog posts have been centered around my transition from Chicago to Detroit.  I have also transitioned from a full-time dance/movement therapist to furiously searching for employment which has lead me to my current state: that of filling my … Continue reading

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Dance/movement therapy v. therapuetic dance: the four differentiating factors.

Before I dive into the topic of this blog post, I want to honor that in recent months I have retreated from my blog .  I have stopped consistently writing blog posts.  My focus has been elsewhere as I adjust … Continue reading

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Interviewing as a dance/movement therapist: “…but how passionate are you about counseling?”

As I mentioned in my last post, I have relocated to a city where dance/movement therapy (DMT) is on the fringes of the healing community.  Now that I have settled into my new location, I have started to apply and … Continue reading

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The 10 things I learned in my second year as a professional dance/movement therapist.

I recently hit the two year mark as a professional dance/movement therapist at my current full-time position working with adults with developmental disabilities (DD).  When I hit my first year mark I wrote a similar post, “The 11 things I … Continue reading

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Beautiful words from dance/movement therapy pioneer Trudi Schoop.

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Twenty-two reasons why it’s awesome to be a dance/movement therapist.

By now it’s no secret that I use Dance.Movement.Therapy. as a platform to tackle topics relating to all things dance/movement therapy (DMT).  Lately I feel as though I’ve dived into more difficult topics, like therapist transparency and the DMT culture.  … Continue reading

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