Intuition

Intuition

  Listen to your Intuition   Listening to our intuitions and inner guidance makes us stronger as dance movement psychotherapists, not stronger as in tough and ready but, the opposite, stronger to feel and work from your heart. What happens when we don’t listen? We feel frustrated Anxiety sets in Lack of energy Lack of joy in working with your patients We become rigid / […]

The Simplicity of Love in Action

The Simplicity of Love in Action

  I have just spent the day observing a group of teachers in a wonderful special school here in South Wales. I came away with a feeling of freshness in the air. Sitting there watching these ladies facilitate a therapeutic art of movement session for these children where empathy was flowing like a beautiful waterfall of rainbows! I can’t help but feeling that these teachers […]

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 […]

Awakening the mind, body and soul

Awakening the mind, body and soul

Awakening the mind, body and soul in dance movement psychotherapy “Dance has been a vehicle for this conjunction of mind, body and soul with the eternal throughout time. The amelioration of suffering, the facilitation of life stages through rites of passage and the numinous connection to the spiritual have all come about through dance” Penny Lewis (1996) I have often felt many times when I […]