Author Archives: RichardB

About RichardB

I am trained and work as a Creative Arts Therapist. I have passionately studied, worked, and taught as a hands on practitioner of the Creative/Expressive and Healing Arts since 1983. I have integrated training’s in modalities which include Swedish Massage, Jin Shin Do, Trager Work, Hatha Yoga, Gestalt Therapy, Halprin Method, Group Creative Arts Therapy, Tai Chi, Meditation, Motional Processing, Rituals, Interfaith Celebrations, Progressive Early Childhood and Adult Education, Addiction and Recovery Services, Counseling and Psychotherapy, Dance/Movement Therapy. I currently provide Creative Arts and Counseling services to a local nonprofit agency as well as teaching local classes and workshops. I use compassion and acceptance to create an environment that is safe and nurturing for individual clients and/or groups.

Mandala 5 Coloring Page

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Does Animal-Assisted Therapy Help Adolescents With Psychiatric Problems?

Can animal-assisted therapy can help adolescents who are in hospital because of an acute psychiatric crisis? A randomized controlled trial investigates. The study, conducted by a team of researchers led by M.C. Stefanini of the University of Florence, randomly allocated patients … Continue reading

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Little Girl Experiences Her First Rainfall

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Transformation of the Ordinary

Dance/movement therapy (DMT) can be an avenue for creating a symbolic transformation of individual, or community experience. DMT can use the same characteristics of weight, balance, and dynamics as do everyday actions such as walking, working, playing, or communication. Out … Continue reading

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Athena Coloring Page

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Movement and opening chanels

Heidi Fledderjohn MA, BC-DMT is a Board Certified Dance/movement Therapist with 20 years of experience supporting peoples’ desire to learn deeply, grow and feel good. Using play, movement and meditation Fledderjohn generates a solid, soulful and vibrant method for approaching … Continue reading

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Patterns of Self Talk

Patterns of negative or positive self-talk often start in childhood. Usually, the self-talk habit is one that’s colored our thinking for years, and can affect us in many ways, influencing the experience of stress to our lives. However, any time … Continue reading

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