Ilene Serlin, PhD

Dance and Psyche: How Moving Moves Us

Join Michael Lerner in conversation with Ilene Serlin, psychologist and registered dance/movement therapist. Ilene apprenticed with Anna Halprin and worked with the New York Psychological Association in the 1970s to require creative artists in hospitals. She’s been a psychologist for 30 years on Union Street in San Francisco and Mill Valley, California. Ilene takes American psychologists to Israel to facilitate art therapy for trauma victims there, and has worked with autistic children using dance and art therapy. She created a video on Dance Movement Therapy for women with breast cancer, and is the author of Whole Person Healthcareintroduced by Dean Ornish.

Dance and Psyche