Dance Movement Therapist Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Seeking employment as a Dance Movement Therapist in a well established organization where I can put my specialized skills to the best use.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Wide experience in providing dance movement therapeutic services
  • Sound knowledge of different dance types
  • Outstanding knowledge of human body systems and their affects to dance movements
  • Skilled in dance movement techniques
  • Amazing ability to work with clients having both metal and physical illness
  • Immense ability to develop dance therapy programs to meet client’s needs
  • Remarkable ability to provide client counseling services

Professional Experience:

Dance Movement Therapist

Albany Park Community Center, Champaign, IL

August 2007 – Present


  • Conducted client assessment to identify their needs.
  • Plannedappropriate dance therapy sessions.
  • Encouraged clients to participate in therapy sessions.
  • Educated clients on benefits of role play and interaction.
  • Maintained reports on each client therapy session.
  • Maintained confidentiality of client cases.
  • Reported client progress to family and Lead Therapist.

Dance Movement Therapist

The Kennedy Center, Inc., Champaign, IL

May 2004 – July 2007


  • Utilized dance movements for client treatment purposes.
  • Provided both individual and group therapy services.
  • Interacted with clients having emotional, social, physical and cognitive problems.
  • Conducted researches to develop new dance movements to meet therapy goals.


Master’s Degree in Dance Movement Therapy

Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX

Bachelor’s Degree in Dance

Walsh University, North Canton, OH