Q: What is Dance Movement Psychotherapy (DMP)?
A: "Dance Movement Psychotherapy (DMP) recognises body movement as an implicit and expressive instrument of communication and expression. DMP is a relational process in which client/s and therapist engage in an empathic creative process using body movement and dance to assist integration of emotional, cognitive, physical, social and spiritual aspects of self". (www.admp.org.uk)
Q: Do I need dance or movement experience to access this form of therapy?
A: No, DMP is not about practising any particular dance style or technique. No dance or movement experience is necessary.
Q: How much do sessions cost?
A: Sessions are currently priced at £55 for an Individual session (1 hour), a sliding scale may be offered for students/people on lower incomes. Family/group sessions cost/length TBA depending on specific needs.
Q: Can I bring my partner/family member along to the sessions?
A: As a trainee Systemic Therapist, I would be willing to discuss the possibility of offering some family work as an adjunct to your individual therapy.