Win a FREE Octaband!* Enter by November 24th and you will be eligible to win a free Octaband. The Octaband is an amazing connection tool, perfect for children, adults, older adults, and special populations: The Octaband has been a savior for me in my therapy groups a countless number of times. […]
The 2017 ADTA conference is next week and I’ve also got those pre-conference jitters. I talked to a good few friends/colleagues and we recorded a podcast episode about our hopes, fears, and intentions for this year’s conference! The recording is in this post.
“He’s a bad kid.” “They never listen.” “Why won’t she tell me about her day? Any of these sound familiar to you? These are common thoughts and questions constantly coming up for parents, caregivers, and anyone working with children. I recently published a podcast interview with clinical psychologist and dance/movement therapist, Dr. Lori Baudino […]
I found myself wondering about suicide again this past weekend. I was walking across the RFK bridge from Randall’s Island to Queens and for about half a mile, the barrier between my body and the edge of the bridge was just above my hips. That’s when I realized- there is pretty much nothing stopping […]
Disclaimer: you’re going to judge me for this post. In almost all of dance/movement therapy sessions, I use music as a tool to support my clients with the creative process and facilitate self-expression. I’m very intentional about each song that I use throughout every moment of my sessions. I create playlists with distinct, consistent rhythms […]
If you’re in any helping profession, a supervisor in any field, or a parent… you’re bound to disappoint someone. I’m going to be honest: I really don’t like disappointing people. When I worry that I’m not doing a “good job” caring for the well-being of others, my heart races faster, my sleep becomes disrupted with […]
For all of us living in the Northern Hemisphere, we’ve got to admit it: summer is coming to an end soon. As we say goodbye to the summer months and transition to fall, we might begin experiencing a change in mood and quality of life. We know that the summer provides us with physical benefits just from the […]