Beyond Artist’s Block Podcast: How Baby Steps Lead to Big Changes in Therapy
In this episode, I talk with host Rachel Moore through the lens of somatic approaches and trauma-informed therapy about being grounded while navigating the messiness of life and therapy, how imposter syndrome can derail creativity and therapy, helping clients to take risks that can help them become unstuck and move beyond “autopilot” and how using care with language can support the practice of non-violence in the work of therapy.
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ADTA Talk – Movement and Mindfulness: A Dance/Movement Therapy Moment
In this TED-style talk, I share a therapy story about the power of mindfulness and movement to help a client find relief from anxiety and self-doubt and facilitate a greater sense of empowerment and connection to herself. This five minute talk is part of the American Dance Therapy Association‘s ADTA Talks.
Roadmap to Awakening Interview with Fiona Moore
In this interview, I share about my book chapter, Returning Home: “One Woman’s Journey from Depression to Joyous Living Using Body-Centered and Creative Approaches in Dance/Movement Therapy” in The Use of the Creative Therapies in Treating Depression (2015). This half hour interview on the Roadmap to Awakening series with Fiona Moore a nice introduction to the various ways I work in therapy.
From Depression to Joyous Living
Trauma-Informed Dance/Movement Therapy in the Age of Telehealth
In this book chapter found in Dance/Movement Therapy for Trauma Survivors: Theoretical, Clinical, and Cultural Perspectives (2022), my co-author Jennifer Ellyson and I explore the complex intersection of working with trauma in dance/movement therapy via telehealth context. Learn how a trauma-informed lens paired with creativity and attention to the mind-body connection can create safety and facilitate meaningful change in a virtual format.
The Use of the Creative Therapies in Treating Depression
Returning Home: One Woman’s Journey from Depression to Joyous Living Using Body-Centered and Creative Approaches in Dance/Movement Therapy
In this book chapter found in The Use of the Creative Therapies in Treating Depression (2015), I share one client’s experience of healing and transformation. Learn how depression is a dynamic and changing condition that overlaps with anxiety, trauma, substance abuse and other challenges, affecting both mind and bod; why body awareness holds a vital key to healing and how creativity is a natural medicine.