Ilene Serlin, Ph.D., BC-DMT

Ilene Serlin, Ph.D., BC-DMT

Mind/Body/Spirit Therapy for the Whole Person

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I am a past President of the SF Psychological Association with over 35 years of experience, a registered dance/movement therapist.

I am a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, taught at UCLA, the C.G. Jung Institute in
Zurich, Saybrook and Lesley University.

I edited Whole Person Healthcare (3 vol, Praeger, 2007), over 100 chapters on psychotherapy, body and the arts, and on the editorial boards of PsycCritiques, American Journal of Dance Therapy, J. Humanistic Psychology, Arts & Health: An International J. of Research, Policy and Practice, Journal of Applied Arts and Health, and The Humanistic Psychologist. 

My specializations include:

  • Women’s issues
  • Work, meaning and purpose
  • Interfaith, spirituality
  • Life-threatening illnesses, preparation for surgery, imagery for healing, ageing, grief and loss
  • Changes in body image, relationships, sexuality
  • Trauma



Video highlights of Dr. Serlin’s keynote address at the Poetics of Aging conference in San Francisco, November 2011