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

Headshot2.01.19Melinda is a Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist and licensed therapist living the beach life in Santa Cruz, California. She works as a counselor, dance/movement therapist, consultant, educator, 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 the assistant clinical director of an eating disorder recovery center and provides consultation services through her business Creative Counseling. In addition to her clinical work Melinda teaches inclusive dance, runs trails and is always planning the next adventure.

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