Dance Movement Psychotherapy


Dance Movement Psychotherapy(DMP) is  one of the creative/art  therapies using movement, arts and music . This integrates physical, psychological and spiritual aspects of the self.
DMP focuses on creating a supportive, safe and therapeutic  environment in order to support rediscovery and recovery of the individual through sessions.

Benefits  of DMP

  • Enhance bodily awareness
  • Encourage self-expression
  • Increase self-confidence
  • Support social interaction
  • Develop relationship with others and coping skills
  • Increase mobility and health
  • Find the inner calm and relaxation

I have gained MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy at Edge Hill University, UK
and registered member at the Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK (ADMPUK).

Clinical Experiences includes :
Community Center (Adult), Primary special needs school with Sever Learning Difficulties and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties children, and Dementia Setting.

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(Reflexive Drawing :©Ayaka Furukawa)