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Linda Murrow

Linda Murrow – Bio


Linda is originally from the United States where she studied counselling psychology and expressive arts therapy. Later she completed postgraduate training in family therapy and specialist training in couple therapy. She has a long-standing interest in Jungian psychology, and more recently the psychoanalytic approach to working with couples. She is a Clinical member of the Victorian Association of Family Therapists, a Clinical Member of the Australian Association of Relationship Counsellors, a Professional Member of the Dance Movement Therapy Association of Australia, and is on the Register of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia. She currently works for Relationships Australia, teaches counseling and art therapy and maintains a private practice

Thinking Creatively About Working With Couples

Edition: 2010 Vol. 9 Nos. 1-2

John Gottman, non-verbal, experiential, somatic countertransference, active imagination, group work

This article is both a reflective piece on aspects Linda’s life journey and influences on her counselling, creative arts therapy and dance movement therapy work with couples. Descriptions from both group and private practice contexts are interwoven with various fields including anthropology, psychology and in particular the work of John Gottman’s educational program “Good connecting” for couples. There is a focus on the non-verbal realm in relationships, with vignettes from Linda’s practice exemplifying her approach. (pp 22-26)

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Personal Highlights and Impressions of the 37th Annual ADTA conference

Edition: 2003 Vol. 2 No. 1

ADTA 37th annual conference, presentation review

The 37th Annual ADTA Conference, in collaboration with the University of Vermont, featured a collection of well known dance therapy practitioners addressing a diverse scope of topics from the playground to skilled writing. This article reviewed the presentations and speeches given at the conference and finished with a description of the dance performance concluding the event. (pp 25-27)

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