My Practice

My Practice

I wanted to keep close to my experiences at the moment in my practice in order to share with you and hopefully resonate in some way with your journeys as creative movement therapists.

“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.

Using technology to help children with learning disabilities at home

Using technology to help children with learning disabilities at home

I have been watching and following different good teachers via the internet lately and am amazed at how effective and really quite inspiring they are. I never thought that I would be saying this into a group most especially as I consider myself a technophobe.

WHY DANCE MOVEMENT PSYCHOTHERAPY?

WHY DANCE MOVEMENT PSYCHOTHERAPY?

Dance and movement as a therapy has the power to heal and transform life, has the power to inspire beauty, creativity, wellbeing and happiness through movements full of meaning. From an early age, the culture we live in denies us the path of expressing our feelings. We then go to school and our imagination is not accepted because it is not understood. Our true creativity […]

Why Dance Movement Psychotherapy is good for children with learning disabilities

Why Dance Movement Psychotherapy is good for children with learning disabilities

News: Children in wales Their September Conference was about parenting support and interventions for parents around this. My favourite part was a talk by Dr John Coleman a clinical and developmental psychologist and Senior Research Fellow at Oxford University. He highlighted the necessity of ensuring that we as professionals are incorporating the teenager’s social changes into our interventions with them. This makes so much sense […]