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Professional and Educational Achievements 

MA Mental Health Counseling and Dance Movement Therapy (Cum Laude), Lesley University, 2020 - 2023
Cambridge, MA  
  • Master’s level Clinical Mental Health Counselor, pursuing LMHC licensure in Massachusetts.

 

Registered Dance Movement Therapist (R-DMT), Dance/Movement Therapy Certification Board, 2023 - Present
  • Registered to practice dance/movement therapy in team, institutional, or agency settings.  

 

Alexander Technique Teacher Training Course, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Boston, MA, 2016 - 2019 

●      Earned a professional certification as an Alexander Technique teacher. 

BA Expressive Arts Therapy (Cum Laude), Lesley University, Cambridge, MA, 2011 - 2014 
  • Earned bachelor’s degree in Expressive Arts Therapy with high honors.

 

Clinical Experience

 

Counseling and Dance Movement Therapy Intern, Outer Cape Health Services, Harwich, MA, 2022 - 2023
  • Participated in weekly clinical supervision with a LICSW, and Director of Behavioral Health.

  • Assisted in co-leading virtual SOAP (Structured Outpatient Addiction Program). 

  • Provided individual psychotherapy to a caseload of clients. 

  • Proficient in using Epic Electronic Medical Record system.

 

Advisor and Dance Movement Therapy Intern, Riverview School, Sandwich, MA, 2021 - 2022
  • Managed a small caseload and provide one-on-one advising support to students with complex learning challenges.

●   Led weekly Dance Movement Therapy sessions with students.

●   Attended weekly clinical team meetings, IEP meetings, and co-led social/mindfulness skills groups.

●   Received weekly clinical supervision from a Licensed Mental Health Counselor.

Teaching and Expressive Arts Experience

Registered Dance/Movement Therapist (R-DMT), Freedom to Move Cape Cod, Brewster, MA, 2023 - Present

●    Local business owner of Freedom to Move Cape Cod

●    Working under the direct supervision of a Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist

●    Provides dance/movement therapy independent contracting services for local mental health and wellness agencies

●    Maintains professional standards and ethics as defined by the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA)

Alexander Technique Instructor, Freedom to Move Cape Cod, Brewster, MA, 2019 - Present

 Empower students to learn practical pain management skills. 

●  Provide hands-on, integrative touch and verbal guidance to facilitate healing. 

●. Support students to change habitual patterns of movement/behavior through mind/body integration

 
Expressive Movement & Alexander Technique Instructor, Brewster Council on Aging, Brewster, MA, 2020          

●      Led students in different art modalities that emphasize self-expression.

●      Facilitated dance groups for elders and adults on Cape Cod.

●      Educated students in Alexander Technique and Dance Movement Therapy principles. 

 

Alexander Technique Instructor, Midday Movement Series, Cambridge, MA, 2019

●      Instructed group classes in the Alexander Technique for contemporary choreographers. 

 

Children’s Dance Instructor, Actor’s Academy for the Performing Arts, Boulder, CO, 2014 - 2015
  • Trained children (ages 6-8) at a professional theater-arts and performance academy

●      Taught students’ creative movement, choreography, and dance vocabulary.

●      Choreographed a full off-Broadway junior musical.

 

Expressive Movement Instructor, Move More Like You, Cambridge, MA, 2011 – 2014

●      Held weekly movement sessions in the heart of Cambridge’s art district.

●      Taught students of all ages to express themselves through a variety of somatic and Expressive Arts activities

Alexander Technique

Dance/Movement Therapy

 

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