Using Balls in Therapy

Using Balls in Therapy

Balls are fun to play with and explore with a direct link back into the infancy and childhood where playing with friends was a source of joy.

Profound Multiple Learning Disabilities

Profound Multiple Learning Disabilities

Rebecca Iddon the CEO at the Touch Trust asked me to write an article addressing the needs of the individual with PMLD.

A solid embodied approach for learning disabilities, autism and mental health!

A solid embodied approach for learning disabilities, autism and mental health!

Dance Movement Psychotherapy is a solid pathway for patients with learning disabilities and autism and indeed mental health issues as it offers a way into working at the level of ‘feeling’. It is another chance at relationship, creativity; self esteem, recognition of their needs . Another chance at communication, connection and expressing themselves in the world.

In My language

In My language

  This video makes my heart jump as it could help people understand and open their hearts to the world of disabilities.

“This is powerful stuff” a brief case study

“This is powerful stuff” a brief case study

So in continuing to keep you updated with my dance movement psychotherapy sessions I thought it might be nice to share some of my most recent supervision experiences as well, because time and time again I sit back and say to myself, or whoever happens to be with me “ this is powerful stuff”. And actually my clinical supervisor said exactly that just last week […]

Dancing with Awareness

Dancing with Awareness

A new approach Dance of Awareness is a new approach in working with movement and dance that has been developed by Tim brown, a body psychotherapist and Claire Osbond, a dance movement therapist. I will explain it in my own words as I have just completed the training and am able to facilitate the process with groups.