Education

2020 - Present

Cambridge, MA 

Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling and Dance Movement Therapy, Lesley University

  • ​Currently fulfilling MA state requirements to become a MA level mental health counselor and registered dance movement therapist  

2016 - 2019

Boston, MA

 Alexander Technique Teacher Training Course, Boston Conservatory at Berklee    

  • Earned a professional degree as a certified Alexander Technique Teacher

2011 - 2014 

Cambridge, MA

Bachelor's Degree in Expressive Arts Therapy, Lesley University 

  • Graduated with honors 

Clinical Experience 

2021 - Present 

Sandwich, MA

Advisor and Dance Movement Therapy Intern, Riverview School 

●      Manage a small caseload and provide one-on-one advising support to students with complex learning challenges

●      Lead Dance Movement Therapy and Expressive Arts groups

●      Attend weekly clinical team meetings, IEP meetings and co-lead social skills groups

●      Receive weekly clinical supervision from a Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Teaching & Expressive Arts Experience

2019 - Present

Brewster, MA

Certified Alexander Technique Teacher & Founder of the Psychophysical Movement Approach©, Freedom to Move Cape Cod

●      Business owner of a private holistic wellness practice

●      Emphasize the mind/body/spirit connection through personalized instruction

●      Empower students to learn practical pain management skills 

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

2020 - Present 

Cape Cod, MA

Dancer and Performance Artist, Beyond the Bounds 

●      Perform with a successful non-profit performance arts company on Cape Cod

●      Collaborate with other dancers and musicians to create one-of-a-kind choreographies 

●      Featured spread in Cape Cod and The Islands Magazine

2020 

Brewster, MA

Harwich, MA

Expressive Movement and Alexander Technique Instructor, Brewster Council on Aging and Masjah Studios

●      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 

2019

Alexander Technique Instructor, Midday Movement Series  

Cambridge, MA

  •  Instructed group classes in the Alexander Technique for contemporary choreographers in the Boston Area

2014 - 2015

Children's Dance Instructor, Actor's Academy for the Performing Arts

Boulder, CO

   Trained children (ages 6-8) at a professional theater-arts and performance academy

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

2011 - 2014

Cambridge, MA

Expressive Movement Instructor, Move More Like You 

●      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