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Work experience

2014 - Present

Lecturer

Rigas Stradins University, Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, Department of Health Psychology and Paedagogy

2009 - Present

Clinical and Health Psychologist, dance movement therapist, group facilitator, supervisor

Center of inquiry, recreation and culture "Miervidi"

2008 - 2019

Guest lecturer in international Erasmus stuff exchange programmes

Edge Hill University, Queen Margaret University, Hertfordshire University (United Kingdom). Tallinn University (Estonia)

2007 - 2014

lecturer

Riga Stradins University, Faculty of Rehabilitation, Department of sports, nutrition and pedagogy.

1998 - 2012

Guest lecturer, supervisior

University of Latvia, Faculty of pedagogy and psychology

Present

Lecturer

Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, Department of Health Psychology and Paedagogy

Education and training

2017 - Present

Doctoral studies in Medicine

Riga Stradins University

2006 - 2009

Professional master degree in health care and qualification of art therapist with specialization in dance movement therapy

Rīga Stradiņš University

1995 - 1998

Master’s degree in Psychology

University of Latvia

1991 - 1995

Bachelor degree in psychology

University of Latvia

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

Additional eduacation:

2006-2007 Royal University of Belfast in cooperation with Arts therapies academic school of Riga Stradins University. Education in supervision.

1997 - 2002 Children`s Mental Health Alliance NY, Training Institute on the Treatment of Child Abuse, certificate of specialization in work with child abuse.

1997 - 1998 Sweden Moreno Institute, Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy, certificate of assistant Director of psychodrama.

1993 - 1998 France School of Psycho-Organic Analysis, education in psychotherapy.

Continued professional development activities:

2020. Latvian Association of Art's Therapies. Medical emergency. (8 acad.h), Certificate.

2018. Pain Research Association. Current issues and challenges in pain research in Latvia. (6 acad.h), Certificate.

2017. Association of DMT in Lithuania, Authentic movement with Prof.H.Payne (workshop 6 hours), Certificate.

2016. RSU pedagogical development center, "Europass document portfolio", Cert.nr. 2016/352 (3.acad.h.)

2016. KPort seminar "Mindfulness for children.Seminar for professionals.", Ph.D.C.Willard (USA). (8 acad.h.), cert. nr.2016GR/023.​

2015.European Association of Dance Movement therapy workshop day (4 workshops 8 hours). Certificate.

2015. LMTAA seminar "Interpersonal neurobiology" (4.acad.h.), cert. nr. 2015/1-57.

2015. LDKTA Dance movement therapy summer school (12 acad.h.), cert. 2015/ 2-06.

2015. LDKTA seminar "Feldenkraisa method" (4 acad.h.), cert. 2015/3-09.​

2015. LDKTA seminar "​Kinesiology Aspects in Dance Movement Therapy​" (4 acad.h.), cert. 2015/1-14 ​

2015. Latvian University Agency "University Medical College of Stradins". "Emergency and catastrophe medicine." cert.4.21/1​

2014. Latvian Association of Supervisors, practical conference "Quality of Supervision in Professional development" (6 acad.h.)

​2014. Latvian Association of Psychotherapists of PsychoOrganic Analysis. Psychoanalytic Diagnosis. Prof.Nancy McWilliams, PhD, (USA) (18 acad.h.)

2014. Association of Latvian Art Therapy Associations. Crisis and work with them. (6 acad.h.) ​

2014. Lavian Health Psychology Association. Personality factors role in longevity, subjective well-being and their relationship to health behaviors. (4 acad.h.)​

2013. Istituto di Scienze Cognitive (ISC) seminar "Interpersonal Neurobiology" (Dr.Daniel Siegel, PhD, USA), Milan. Sertifikāts (16 acad.h.)​

2012. RSU professional development program. Information literacy and electronic resources in medicine.​ (16 acad.h.), cert.

2012. RSU Faculty of Continuing Education. Pedagogical Skills in adult education. (16 acad.h.) cert.

Field of research

  • Mindfulness-based model in dance movement therapy and its application for chronic pain patients
  • Construction of art based assessment instruments
  • Work with different patient group in art`s therapies
  • Use of mindfulness practice in development of professional skills in helping professions

Supervised study course

Dance and Movement Therapy I

Dance and Movement Therapy II

Individual Counselling in Art Therapy and Psychodynamics

Professional Development Group

Psychological counselling

Supervisor's Personal Qualities

Professional Development Team

Supervision Group

Qualification Examination

Head of study course

Dance movement therapy I and II

Individual counseling in art`s therapies and psychodynamic

Individual counseling in practice

Supervisors personal qualities

Lectured study course

Basic Principles of Art Therapy Process for Various Patient Groups (Individually and in Groups)

Clinical psychology

Dance and Movement Therapy I

Dance and Movement Therapy II

Individual Art Therapy in Practice

Individual Counselling in Art Therapy and Psychodynamics

Introduction into dance movement therapy

Professional activity and legal base of Arts Therapies

Professional Development Team

Psychological counselling

Psychologist's professional work and Ethics I

Qualification Examination

Research in Practice

Stress and Problem-Solving Strategy

Supervisor's Personal Qualities

Master’s Thesis

Supervision Group

Basic Principles of Art Therapy Process

Regulation and Health of Human Bodily Functions

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Supervised:

Master's theses: 17

Bachelor theses: 3

qualification papers: 3

Reviewed:

Master's theses: 15

qualification papers: 6

Projects

International expert in project "Music, Performing and Creative Arts professions involved in healthcare: a portal for VET promotion and mutual recognition of profiles (MUSA project). 539899-LLP-1-2013-1-IT-LEONARDO-LMP


Memberships

European Association of Dance Movement Therapy, Delegate of national association Latvian DMT; Member of Scientific and Membership Commitee's.

Latvian Dance and movement therapy association, founder member (Chair of the board 2007-2014).

Supervisors Association of Latvia, member.

Association of Psychologists of Latvia, founder member.

Health Psychology Association of Latvia, member.

Latvia`s Association of Clinical Psychologists, founder member.

Publications

Research articles​​

Apzinātībā balstīto intervenču raksturojums dažādām pacientu grupām - literatūras apskats = Characteristics of mindfulness based interventions for different patient groups - literature review / I.Majore-Dūšele, I.Paiča, K.Mārtinsone, I.Millere // Sabiedrība, integrācija, izglītība : starptautiskās zinātniskās konferences materiāli = Society, integration, education : proceedings of the international scientific conference (Rēzekne, 2018.g. 25.-26.maijs) / Rēzeknes Tehnoloģiju akadēmija. Izglītības, valodu un dizaina fakultāte. - Rēzekne, 2018. - 7.daļa : Psiholoģija, 140.-152.lpp. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Kopsavilkums angļu valodā.

Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes administrācija un psiholoģijas mācībspēki par psiholoģijas virziena izveidi (intervijas) / A.Vētra, I.Millere, T.Lāce, K.Mārtinsone, S.Mihailova, J.Koļesņikova, J.Ļevina, J.Ļubenko, V.Perepjolkina, E.Čukurs, J.Harlamova, I.Majore-Dūšele, K.Vende-Kotova, A.Upmale, A.Vagale, G.Freimane // Psiholoģijas izglītības desmit gadi Rīgas Stradiņa universitātē / [sastādītāja K.Mārtinsone] ; Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2017. - 73.-103.lpp.

Dance and movement therapy for patients with eating disorders : model of expressive therapies continuum / K.Vende, S.Orinska, I.Majore-Dūšele, A.Upmale // Creative arts therapies and clients with eating disorders / edited by A.Heiderscheit. - London; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016. - P.241-262.

Majore-Dūšele, Indra. Mākslu terapija ir kā skaists dārgakmens, kuru var turpināt slīpēt / I.Majore-Dūšele // Mākslas terapijas izglītības desmit gadi Rīgas Stradiņa universitātē: no ieceres līdz profesijai / [sast. J.Duhovska, K.Mārtinsone] ; Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2016. - 42.-47.lpp.

Abstracts​​

Development of a working model in mindfulness-based dance movement therapy (DMT) and its application for chronic pain patients / I.Majore-Dusele, I.Millere, V.Karkou, I.Logina // Rīga Stradiņš University International Conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences "Knowledge for Use in Practice" (Riga, Latvia, Apr.1-3, 2019) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Rīga, 2019. - P.267.

Cukura, Agate. Deju un kustību terapija (ķermeņa un prāta stratēģija) apzinātības paaugstināšanā un subjektīvās sāpju sajūtas mazināšanā pacientiem ar hroniskām muguras lejasdaļas sāpēm / A.Cukura, I.Majore-Dūšele // 2018.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2018.g. 22.-23.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2018. - 244.lpp.

Majore-Dūšele, Indra. A mindfulness approach to dance movement therapy - in between cognitive and embodied therapies : first results from grounded theory research / I.Majore-Dūšele, V.Karkou // 3rd European Association Dance Movement Therapy (EADMT) & Greek Association for Dance Therapy Conference "Crossing Borders and the in~Between DMT at the Leading Edge" (Athens, Greece, Oct.5-7, 2018) : [Abstracts]. - Athens, 2018. - Poster No.P3.5.

Majore-Dūšele, Indra. Development of dance movement based assessment instruments and results in DMT work in psychiatry / I.Majore-Dusele, I.Uburge, A.Priede // 6th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare: Living in the World of Diversity: Social Transformations. Innovations. Solutions" (Riga, Nov.23-25, 2016) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University ...[et al.]. - Riga, 2016. - P.71-72.

Uburģe, Ilze. Lābana kustību analīzē balstītā piepūles kvalitāšu izvērtēšanas instrumenta konstruēšanas otrais posms / I.Uburģe, I.Majore-Dūšele // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 103.lpp.

Assessment, monitoring and evaluation : an overview of tools utilized by visually-plastic art, music, dance-movement and drama therapists of Latvia / A.Upmale, I.Majore-Dūšele, J.Duhovska ...[et al.] // Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. - Vol.47, No.8 (2015, Sept.), p.793. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Clinical applications of visually-plastic art, music, dance-movement and drama therapy in physical rehabilitation / A.Upmale, I.Majore-Dūšele, J.Duhovska ...[et al.] // Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. - Vol.47, No.8 (2015, Sept.), p.793. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Kustību kvalitāšu raksturojums dažādām pacientu grupām : piepūles kvalitāšu izvērtēšanas instrumenta konstruēšana un pirmie rezultāti / I.Majore-Dūšele, A.Žiaugre, R.Marherte ...[u.c.] // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 348.lpp.

Can resilience be linked with movement qualities : construction of effort evaluation instrument and first results with different patient groups : [abstract] / I.Majore-Dusele, A.Žiaugre, U.Reke ...[et al.] // 1st European Association Dance Movement Therapy Conference "Resilience within the changing world" (Rīga, Latvia, Sept. 26-27, 2014). - Rīga, 2014. - P.40.

Dance movement therapy for patients with eating disorder : model of expressive therapies continuum / S.Orinska, K.Vende, I.Majore-Dusele, A.Upmale // 5th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare" & 2nd Conference of Speech Therapists (Riga, Nov.26-28, 2014) : Abstracts / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte ...[u.c.]. - Riga, 2014. - P.49.

Movement qualities of health and illness, construction of Effort evaluation tool and first results with different patient groups / I.Majore-Dusele, U.Reke, A.Fogele, E.Frolova // 5th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare" & 2nd Conference of Speech Therapists (Riga, Nov.26-28, 2014) : Abstracts / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte ...[u.c.]. - Riga, 2014. - P.42.

Books and brochures​​

Majore-Dūšele, Indra. Stresa regulācijas metodes / I.Majore-Dūšele // Veselības psiholoģija : teorijas un prakses starpdisciplinārā perspektīva / K.Mārtinsones un V.Sudrabas zinātniskajā redakcijā. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2019. - 5.7.nod., 193.-203.lpp.

Veselības psiholoģija : teorijas un prakses starpdisciplinārā perspektīva / K.Mārtinsones un V.Sudrabas zinātniskajā redakcijā ; autori: K.Mārtinsone, G.Freimane, S.Tomsone, T.Pulmanis, I.J.Mihailovs, E.Čukurs, J.Koļesņikova, V.Savicka, A.Upmale-Puķīte, Z.Gulbe, A.A.Krūmiņa, V.Perepjolkina, J.Harlamova, V.Sudraba, L.Deklava, J.Ļubenko, I.Majore-Dūšele, L.Regzdiņa, S.Mihailova, K.D.Mārtinsone, J.Duhovska, K.Šneidere ...[u.c.] ; recenzenti: J.Dragūns, I.Reine, A.Pipere, N.Jakušenko ; literārā redaktore I.Orleja ; Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2019. - 415 lpp.

Majore-Dūšele, Indra. Ētikas jautājumi supervīzijā / I.Majore-Dūšele, Z.Kronberga // Supervīzija: teorija, pētījumi, prakse : rakstu krājums / sastādītājas: K.Mārtinsone, S.Mihailova ; Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2017. - 1.8.nod., 127.-134.lpp.

Pīlēna, Anita. Multikulturālisms supervīzijā / A.Pīlēna, I.Majore-Dūšele // Supervīzija: teorija, pētījumi, prakse : rakstu krājums / sastādītājas: K.Mārtinsone, S.Mihailova ; Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2017. - 3.10.nod., 347.-354.lpp.

Bite, Ieva. Kognitīvi biheiviorālās terapijas trešais vilnis / I.Bite, I.Majore-Dūšele // Konsultēšanas un psihoterapijas teorija un prakse / autoru kolektīva vadītāja: K.Mārtinsone ; zinātniskās redaktores: I.Bite, K.Mārtinsone, V.Sudraba. - Rīga : Zvaigzne ABC, 2016. - 373.-398.lpp.

Koļesņikova, Jeļena. Stresa pārvarēšana / J.Koļesņikova, I.Majore-Dūšele // Veselības psiholoģija / K.Mārtinsones un V.Sudrabas redakcijā. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2016. - 3.5.nod., 79.-84.lpp.

Konsultēšanas un psihoterapijas teorija un prakse / autoru kolektīva vadītāja: K.Mārtinsone ; zinātniskās redaktores: I.Bite, K.Mārtinsone, V.Sudraba ; [autori: K.Mārtinsone, V.Sudraba, I.Majore-Dūšele, S.Mihailova, V.Perepjolkina, E.Čukurs ...[u.c.]]. - Rīga : Zvaigzne ABC, 2016. - 623, [1] lpp. - Kopsavilkums angļu valodā.

Majore-Dūšele, Indra. Ētiskie apsvērumi konsultēšanā un psihoterapijā / I.Majore-Dūšele // Konsultēšanas un psihoterapijas teorija un prakse / autoru kolektīva vadītāja: K.Mārtinsone ; zinātniskās redaktores: I.Bite, K.Mārtinsone, V.Sudraba. - Rīga : Zvaigzne ABC, 2016. - 37.-51.lpp.

Majore-Dūšele, Indra. Konsultanta un psihoterapeita personība / I.Majore-Dūšele, K.Mārtinsone // Konsultēšanas un psihoterapijas teorija un prakse / autoru kolektīva vadītāja: K.Mārtinsone ; zinātniskās redaktores: I.Bite, K.Mārtinsone, V.Sudraba. - Rīga : Zvaigzne ABC, 2016. - 52.-64.lpp.

Mārtinsone, Kristīne. Supervīzija profesionālajā darbībā / K.Mārtinsone, I.Majore-Dūšele // Konsultēšanas un psihoterapijas teorija un prakse / autoru kolektīva vadītāja: K.Mārtinsone ; zinātniskās redaktores: I.Bite, K.Mārtinsone, V.Sudraba. - Rīga : Zvaigzne ABC, 2016. - 65.-76.lpp.

Mihailova, Sandra. Deju un kustību terapija Latvijā / S.Mihailova ; [recenzenti: V.Karkuva, K.Martinsone, G.Svence ; konsultanti: I.Majore-Dūšele, K.Vende-Kotova]. - [Rīga] : Drukātava, 2016. - 111 lpp.

Veselības psiholoģija / K.Mārtinsones un V.Sudrabas redakcijā ; [autori: K.Mārtinsone, V.Sudraba, S.Mihailova, J.Koļesņikova, J.Ļevina, V.Perepjolkina, I.J.Mihailovs, J.Harlamova, A.A.Krūmiņa, J.Ļubenko, G.Freimane, I.Majore-Dūšele, A.Upmale ...[u.c.] ; recenzentes: D.Kamerāde, A.Pipere, G.Svence]. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2016. - 240 lpp.

Mihailova, Sandra. Dance and movement therapy in Latvia / S.Mihailova ; [scientific reviewer: V.Karkou, K.Mārtinsone, G.Svence ; consultant: I.Majore-Dūšele]. - Rīga : Drukātava, 2014. - 67 lpp.

Books

Mākslu terapija un tās attīstības konteksti (integratīvi eklektiskā pieeja Latvijā)

Autors(i): Kristīne Mārtinsone, Sandra Mihailova, Ivans Jānis Mihailovs, Indra Majore-Dūšele, Mirdza Paipare
Izdevniecība: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte

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Ģirts Briģis
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Olafs Brūvers
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Inese Gobiņa
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher, Project Manager
Laila Meija
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher
Lolita Vilka
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Voldemārs Arnis
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Anda Ķīvīte-Urtāne
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Jeļena Ļubenko
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher
Toms Pulmanis
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Jeļena Koļesņikova
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff, Manager
Lauma Spriņģe
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