Dance Movement Psychotherapy is a verbal and non-verbal form of creative Arts Therapies, using the body as a form of communication/ extension of self-expression. DMP focuses on the person as a whole by using movement-based interventions and verbal reflections.
What to expect from a typical session:
verbal check in
warming up the body
introducing props and music to initiate movement
creative reflection (sometimes the use of drawing/ art)
What kinds of symptoms have people who seek your services usually presenting with:
How Often Might A Client Typically Need To See You:
Weekly/ fortnightly depending on the clients needs.
Are your sessions/ suitable for: Physically Disabled People/Wheelchair Users/Those with additional needs Adults Teens/Young Adults:
Physically Disabled People/Wheelchair Users
Those with additional needs
Children (up to teenager)
What worries might a client have before contacting you to book :
A worry for people who have never had Dance Movement Psychotherapy is that they cannot dance.
Sessions are personal, remember this is your space, movement is not compulsory in all sessions and all other creative means can be brought into space if required. Your movement is your own self-expression. This is not a dance class.
How long have you been practising for:
What is the name of your professional association (if any):
The Assoication of Dance Movement Psychotherapists
What type of insurance do you have:
What Areas (Geographically) Can You Accept Clients From:
Do you do online sessions:
Do you do telephone sessions:
Is your therapy mobile (you travel to the client):