Tag Archives: Dance/movement therapy

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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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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Featured on CarrieDaway: talking about dance/movement therapy and life in Detroit.

Emily was the ‘It’ girl of elementary school and I was the polar opposite. The words I’d use to describe my younger self are loud and desperate (I’m happy to say I would no longer use those descriptors). As ‘uncool’ … 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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