The Deeper Side of Eating Disorders

usan Kleinman, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, CEDS

Susan Kleinman, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, CEDS, is creative arts therapies supervisor and dance/movement therapist for The Renfrew Center of Florida. Ms Kleinman is a trustee of the Marian Chace Foundation, Past President of the American Dance Therapy Association, and a past Chair of The National Coalition for Creative Arts Therapies.

She has published extensively, presented widely, is the Sierra Tucson’s 2012 “Gratitude for Giving” honoree , the recipient of the American Dance Therapy Association’s 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award and The International Association of Eating Disorders Professional’s 2014 Spirit of iaedp Award. Her work is featured in the documentary entitled Expressing Disorder: Journey to Recovery.


“Don’t miss this interview with Susan Kleinman, one of the most experienced and wisest dance movement therapists still working, learning, and sharing. She captures the essence of developing a somatically experienced relationship with eating disordered patients, raising issues of trauma, dissociation, and shame.” – Psychologist Comment

About Baxter Ekern

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