Melinda S. Malher, MA, BC-DMT, LMHC, LPCC, C-SPT (she/her)

IMG_2633Melinda is a Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist and licensed therapist living the beach life in Santa Cruz, California. She works as a clinical direction, adjunct professor, counselor, dance/movement therapist, consultant, writer, and networking organizer. She enjoys bringing providers together for collaboration, professional growth, learning, and self-care. Melinda presents her work often at universities and conferences across the country and has written for the American Dance Therapy Association and

Melinda is currently working as the clinical director of an eating disorder recovery center and provides consultation, supervision and therapy services through her business Creative Counseling. In addition to her clinical work Melinda enjoys taking samba dance lessons, hiking trails, traveling the world and reading that next interesting book (big surprise).

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