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

Headshot2.01.19Melinda is a Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist and licensed therapist living in San Jose, California. She works as a youth therapist, consultant, educator, writer and networking organizer and enjoys bringing professionals together for collaboration, professional growth and self-care. She presents her work often at local universities and conferences across the country. Melinda writes for the American Dance Therapy Association and

Melinda is the director of Creative Counseling for Youth and Families where she provides dance/movement therapy, play therapy and other expressive arts techniques to support youth through a variety of life challenges and presentations.


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