Essentials of Dance Movement Psychotherapy: International Perspectives on Theory, Research, and Practice

Essentials of Dance Movement Psychotherapy: International Perspectives on Theory, Research, and Practice

by Helen Payne (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138200470
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/12/2017
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Helen Payne is an accredited psychotherapist and senior registered dance movement therapist. She is a Professor of psychotherapy at the University of Hertfordshire, facilitates authentic movement groups; has a small private practice; and is clinical manager for Pathways2Wellbeing, a university spin-out delivering healthcare services.

Table of Contents



Foreword by Marianne Eberhard-Kaechele

1 Introduction: Experiencing inter-corporality and professional learning HELEN PAYNE, UK

Part I: Theory

2 Relational dance movement psychotherapy: A new old idea SISSY LYKOU, UK

3 Dynamic equilibrium: Engaging neurophysiological intelligences through dance/movement therapy KALILA HOMANN, USA

4 Conscious movement sequencing: The core of the dance/movement therapy experience CHRISTINE CALDWELL, USA

5 A phase model of growth in dance therapy SUSANNE BENDER, GERMANY

Part II Research

6 Gestalt and dance movement psychotherapy: Moving towards integration through practice and research in adults with eating disorders YEVA FELDMAN, UK

7 The use of touch in dance/movement therapy: A phenomenological study ELINA CAUNA AND KRISTINE VENDE-KOTOVA, LATVIA

8 A dance informed contribution to nonverbal interpersonal relating in autism spectrum disorders ROSEMARIE SAMARITTER, THE NETHERLANDS

9 Movement-based supervision for Korean arts therapies students KYUNG SOON KO, SOUTH KOREA

Part III Practice

10 Reliable change in outcomes from The BodyMind Approach™ with people who have medically unexplained symptoms/somatic symptom disorder in primary health care HELEN PAYNE, UK

11 Overcoming trauma: When verbal language is not enough DITA FEDERMAN AND GALIT ZANA, ISRAEL

12 I am here with you: Dance movement therapy and music therapy as a marriage of empathy in the special school setting SARA OWEN, UK

13 Holding and adolescent angst: Significant moments within a dance movement

psychotherapy group in a mainstream secondary school JULIE JOSEPH AND VICKY KARKOU, UK

14 The recovery journey: The place and value of dance movement psychotherapy with clients with alcohol or substance misuse PAM FISHER, UK



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