Karen Woodley – Movement Psychotherapy (RDMP)

Psychotherapy and the body in Movement is the therapeutic use of movement to enable and encourage the emotional, cognitive, physical and social integration of the person. It is based on the deep knowledge and wisdom of how the body and the mind work together for health or for illness!

Dance Movement Psychotherapy Sessions

  As a Registered Dance Movement Psychotherapist I offer a warm and friendly space here in South Wales for one off sessions, short term therapy or longer term therapy if desired.

CPD Courses

These courses are a great way to learn new techniques, grow personally and professionally. They are for you if you are a professional and for you if you are not. They are for people curious to understand through the body and to re-connect with energy, movement and others in order to re-discover life and love. All courses and CPDs are AGORED certificated

Sensory Movement and Communication Sessions for children and schools

  ‘If only I could do what you do in your sessions to instil a calming energy’! Sheila in Powys   These are offered to Schools, Day Centres, Privately and run for an hour. With the focus on  easing the anxiety and fear that children have because they are frightened or worried perhaps and the only way they can cope with this is to behave […]

Creative Counselling

As a Person Centred Dance Movement Psychotherapist with an  Integrative approach to your Counselling needs  I offer a warm and empowering space for you to explore your life. Finding where you are stuck and finding solutions that empower you.

I offer assessments of the leading of therapeutic sessions to pinpoint what needs to change in order for the delivery, experience and growth to be of maximum benefit.

For a consultation and advice session I offer ways on improving practice as a creative leader in your groups.

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Happy carers week 11th to 15th June

Happy carers week 11th to 15th June

I’m delighted to be able to be part of this weeks celebration with you because I believe that you deserve self- care time and there is no time like now to start Its time for Self-Care its time for Heart Care Would you like to have a session just focused on you? Take time for you to be nourished and let go of some stress […]

An exercise using the Emotion cards

An exercise using the Emotion cards

If you have my ‘Emotion cards’ you will know that there are 12 in the set. Happy, Hungry, Frustrated, Afraid, Sick, OK, Mad, Sleepy, Sad, Surprised, Silly and Worried. Here’s an example of an exercise you can use with one child or indeed, a small group!

A different type of therapy for adults with learning disabilites

A different type of therapy for adults with learning disabilites

Do you find it hard to express yourself in words? Do you feel that if only I could get answers to what feel like crazy disjointed ideas / memories? Do you feel alone? Do you wish that other people understood you? If yes is the answer to either of the above then you may want to consider how Psychotherapy through movement can help you.


A Safe and Confidential service where you will gain awareness and clarity enabling you to have a good understanding of yourself, others and the goodness of life.


“The Person Centred approach  is built upon basic trust in the person”

Carl Rogers

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Emotion cards

These emotion cards are a wonderful way to reinforce basic recognition and willingness towards wanting to understand how a patient / client may be feeling in any given moment. Also,…

Bobble ball

This ball is compact with clever sensory technology that once activated comes alive with flashing lights.


An Approach to Tango Therapy

Tango Therapy is a therapeutic technique that uses tango dance integrated with special exercises as an alternative therapy and in palliative care.
This updated edition is a reply to the increased interest in the use of the tango as a therapy.