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List of registered professionals (RDMPs)

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Currently practising


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Last name First name Practicing Professional Register
Acaron-Rios Thania Yes Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Allegranti Beatrice Yes Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Androna Kelly Yes RDMP
Annes Anna Yes RDMP
Argyropoulou Christina Yes Private, RDMP
Ashmole Eveline Yes RDMP
Athanasiadou Foteini Yes RDMP
Bakari-Singer Allison Yes Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Balaguru Rupa Yes RDMP
Ball Lottie Yes RDMP
Ballal Archana Yes RDMP
Bannerman-Haig Sara Yes Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Barjacoba-Souto Goretti Yes RDMP
Batcup Dawn Yes Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Bautista Medina Mariana Yes RDMP
Baxter Mhari Yes Private, RDMP
Beard Ella Yes RDMP
Benefield Gemma Yes RDMP
Benini Marina Yes Private, RDMP
bernay ekin Yes RDMP
Best Penelope Yes Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Bijlani Rashi Yes RDMP
Bloomfield Sam Yes RDMP
Bodenstein Lisa Yes Private, RDMP
Bollard Emily Yes RDMP
Boreham Sarah Yes Private, RDMP
Boreham Sarah Yes Private, RDMP
Bos Annemarie Yes RDMP
Botha Sume Yes RDMP
Botham Jane Yes RDMP
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List of registered clinical supervisors

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Last name First name Professional Register
Acaron-Rios Thania Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Allegranti Beatrice Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Allegranti Beatrice Private, Supervisor
Bakari-Singer Allison Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Bannerman-Haig Sara Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Batcup Dawn Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Best Penelope Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Bunce Jill Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Burrell Claire Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Butler Jacqueline Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Butte Celine Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Celebi Monika Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Clark Linsey Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Colbert Tasha Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Creighton Hannah Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Curtis Sue Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Darling Salma Private, Supervisor, RDMP
de Knoop Jenni Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Diener Juliet Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Dymoke Katy Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Feldman Yeva Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Fiallo Montero Angeles Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Fisher Pam Private, Supervisor, RDMP
French Tracey Private, Supervisor, RDMP
frizell caroline Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Gomulka Kornelia Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Griffiths Angela Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Hall Julia Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Hanson Rebecca Private, Supervisor
Harrison Gerry Private, Supervisor, RDMP
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List of registered students

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Last name First name Student Register
Anderson Fiona Student
Andrzejowska Amelia Student
Angel Victoria Student
Antoun Yara Student
Ardila Andrea Student
Ardila del Toro Andrea Carolina Student
Ateb-Moritz Nchana Nuria Student
Berryman Rheanna Student
Block Jessie Student
Bluestone Teal Student
Bush Ellen Student
Carter Shelly Student
Cave Amber Rose Student
Celia Yu Student
Charalambous Styliani Student
Chen Shih-Han Student
Chennoufi-Gilkes Khadija Student
Christou Neofyta Student
Cristobal Andrea Student
Cristobal Altolaguirre Andrea Student
Crosby Ellie-Anne Student
Dahlberg Elin Student
Day Camilla Student
de Wulverton Ian Student
Deligianni Margarita Student
Deshpande Aishwarya Student
Dunne Catherine Student
Dziya Nakai Student
Edwards Jane Student
Evans Richard Student
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List of private practitioners

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Last name First name Professional Register
Acaron-Rios Thania Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Allegranti Beatrice Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Allegranti Beatrice Private, Supervisor
Argyropoulou Christina Private, RDMP
Bakari-Singer Allison Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Bannerman-Haig Sara Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Batcup Dawn Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Baxter Mhari Private, RDMP
Benini Marina Private, RDMP
Best Penelope Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Bodenstein Lisa Private, RDMP
Boreham Sarah Private, RDMP
Boreham Sarah Private, RDMP
Brocklehurst Shirley Private, RDMP
Brown Catherine Private, RDMP
Budd Daniella Private, RDMP
Bunce Jill Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Burrell Claire Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Butler Jacqueline Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Butte Celine Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Celebi Monika Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Chao Chih-Heng Private, RDMP
Clark Linsey Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Clayton Susan Private, RDMP
Cockett Christina Private, RDMP
Colbert Tasha Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Creighton Hannah Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Curtis Sue Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Darling Salma Private, Supervisor, RDMP
Davies Sudakini Private, RDMP
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Research & NICE

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FAQ Journal Catalogue Research Opportunities Call for research participants 2017 Research Opportunities in Dance Movement Psychotherapy February 2017   NICE update Dr Bonnie Meekums writes: As NICE representative (now resigned after six years), I recently gave feedback on a draft of the following publication: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH AND CARE EXCELLENCE Guideline scope Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers As a result of this, the scope now includes the following: 3.2 Current practice Current options for managing the cognitive symptoms of dementia include the acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitors (donepezil, rivastigmine and galantamine) and the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist memantine. Antipsychotics licensed for short-term use (for example risperidone) are options in certain circumstances to manage the behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia. In addition, non-pharmacological treatment can help with the symptoms of dementia. These treatments include psychological and cognitive therapies (such as cognitive stimulation therapy), which can be used to improve memory skills in people living with dementia. Alternative therapies such as the therapeutic use of music or dancing, animal-assisted therapy, aromatherapy, massage and multi-sensory stimulation may help with the behavioural symptoms of dementia, and treatment can be tailored to individual needs. I am delighted to see this inclusion, especially since our Cochrane Systematic Review (Karkou & Meekums) is well underway, of DMT for dementia. We recently presented our research at a day conference in Cambridge, organised by ICRA. The depression review (Meekums, Karkou & Nelson) was published earlier this year. There is still much to do, including the establishment in people’s minds of the differences between dance and DMP, before our profession receives the recognition it deserves, but the journey of a thousand miles begins with one step (Lao Tzu). I have dedicated my working life to taking mindful, single steps. It is now time for others to take this forward. Bonnie Meekums, PhD, Fellow ADMP   Dr. Bonnie Meekums, the ADMP representative for NICE, has let us know that there are two new publications: Closing the gap priorities for essential change in mental health and Psychosis and schizophrenia in adults treatment and management Clinical guidelines CG178 Issued: February 2014 Bonnie writes: You might want to go straight to 9.3.5 on page 220.  Of note on page 221: ‘ arts therapies are currently the only interventions (both psychological and pharmacological) to demonstrate consistent efficacy in the reduction of negative symptoms.’ They go on, of course, to recommend the use of arts therapies at all stages of treatment.    

2017 Dance Movement Psychotherapy workshops

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Please see below for more information from RDMPs offering CPD opportunities during 2017   Post EGM - CPD event 8th April 2017 This CPD event covers the use of Laban Movement Analysis in professional situations to help substantiate our findings in the workplace and is being led by Meghan Slade. A contribution towards the costs of the event is being requested at £25 for RDMPs and £10 for students,   BOOKING a place is essential: Please follow the link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/laban-movement-analysis-cpd-with-meghan-slade-tickets-31830069595 How can LMA be used to communicate our work and evidence outcomes within Education, Health and Social Care? This CPD workshop will review the four pillars of LMA: Body, Effort, Shape, Space, as well as the effort elements: Weight, Space, Time and Flow; and then proceed to explore how we can use these to substantiate our findings and communicate effectively with other health professionals to positively impact upon the reception of DMP in the professional sphere. For more information please see attached LMA Workshop ADMP 08.03.17 Meghan Slade.docx

Workshops with Helen Payne

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Training as a Group Facilitator in The BodyMind Approach (TBMA) for patients with chronic somatised conditions

 COURSE DATES 2017

Venue: The Empty Studio, The Poplars, Redhill, Rushden, Herts SG9 0TH UK

20-21 Jan 2017 (Fri-Sat) The BodyMind Approach to the treatment of medically unexplained symptoms (introduction) A BACP endorsed CPD course 3-4 March (Fri-Sat) The BodyMind Approach to the treatment of medically unexplained symptoms (follow up) A BACP endorsed CPD course 28-29 April (Fri/Sat) The BodyMind Approach to the treatment of medically unexplained symptoms (introduction) A BACP endorsed CPD course 2-3 June (Fri/Sat) The BodyMind Approach to the treatment of medically unexplained symptoms (follow up) A BACP endorsed CPD course 4-8 September  ‘The Discipline of Authentic Movement Retreat’  https://authenticmovementcirclesblog.wordpress.com/ 13-14 Oct (Fri/Sat) The BodyMind Approach to the treatment of medically unexplained symptoms (introduction) A BACP endorsed CPD course 24-25 Nov (Fri/Sat) The BodyMind Approach to the treatment of medically unexplained symptoms (follow up) A BACP endorsed CPD course FULL DETAILS AND QUERIES info@pathways2wellbeing.com www.pathways2wellbeing.com

The Empty Studio

Authentic Movement: Embodied Empathy

Intensive Retreat Monday 4 Sept - Friday 8 Sept 2017

                        Professor Helen Payne, PhD

UKCP accredited psychotherapist; MBACP; ADMP UK Snr. Reg. movement psychotherapist. Helen is one of the leading international experts in the field of Body/Movement Psychotherapy.  Authentic Movement (AM) will be the method used during this intensive. Pioneered by Mary Starks Whitehouse in California, AM enables a direct connection to the depths of our unconscious, accessing the rich resources of our intuitive wisdom expressed through the embodied word, image, sensation and relationship as well as through natural, rejuvenating movement. Founded on Jung’s concept of the active imagination and the collective unconscious, authentic movement also derives from dance movement therapy, play therapy, groupwork and spiritual practice where symbolic meaning is seen in physical expression. As practised with Helen it has a safe, self-directed, non-judgemental and empathic framework. Participants learn to dwell more easily in their bodies, and to engage creatively with a direct experience of the self beyond words and concepts. It can assist in developing body awareness, body-mind-spirit connections and kinetic meditation where mindfulness is crucial to practice. The roles of witness and mover are explored in dyadic, triadic and group formations with the four phase process. The retreat will provide ritual, witnessing and movement experiences, silence, verbal and symbolic reflective processes, as well as small teaching seminars. Due to the environment we will explore participatory consciousness which can emerge through engaging in authentic movement in relationship with all aspects of the sentient world.  Be inspired in a setting with wildlife up close, beautiful landscapes, places to explore, good food and friendly faces. Studio sessions will be interspersed with reflection time in silence, opportunities to experience nature and artwork periods. Seminars will address questions arising from your explorations in studio time as well as those relevant to your professional practice. Who Can Apply? This intensive is for practitioners qualified in counselling/psychotherapy or the arts therapies with substantial personal therapy. If your background is outside these areas please contact Helen to discuss the suitability of the course for you.  No experience in dance is required. You will need an aspiration to inhabit your body more fully and to re-discover your authentic nature through bridging psyche, soma and spirit. This is suitable for both beginners and those experienced in Authentic Movement. Some applicants participate regularly for on-going training, some for personal development, whilst some are new to the circles. Times: 4.00pm, Monday 4 September 2017 -11.00am Friday 8 September 2017 Equipment: Bring backjack to sit on if required, notebook/journal and art materials. Language: It is expected that all participants will have a working knowledge of English. Location: We gather in the beautiful countryside at the Empty Studio, SG9 0TH Hertfordshire, UK. Stansted/Luton airports nearby, close road/rail from London then taxi. Accommodation: B&B/hotel nearest town or, to keep costs to a minimum, we can offer basic camping/very, very basic caravan-type accommodation on site (not a campsite/no indoor shower) price to include breakfasts/tea/coffee (see details on booking form). Please respect the venue is a family home which also keeps costs down considerably. 3 lunches included in fee. Pub nearby for evening meal. Tuition Fee: 500.00 GBP (but see discounts) inclusive of home cooked lunches and refreshments. Deposit 50 GBP and accommodation costs due by 20 August 2017 Application process:  Complete the booking form and the in-depth application form and send with deposit to H.L.Payne@herts.ac.uk Questions? Call 00 44 (0)1763 288592/07702314981.           The Trainer: Helen helped to pioneer the development of dance movement psychotherapy in the UK, is the first Fellow, and Senior Reg. Member, ADMT.UK. She has been working as a psychotherapist (UKCP Reg.) since 1990 and as a trainer and researcher for over three decades both in clinical and private practice. She has published widely in the field, in seven languages, was previously Head of Counselling and is now a Professor of Psychotherapy at the University of Hertfordshire, UK where she supervises PhD candidates and teaches embodied practice. Her clinical experience with young offenders, children with autism and emotional/learning difficulties together with her research projects has influenced her approach.  She first discovered Authentic Movement in 1979 with Mary Whitehouse, since then studied for seven years with Dr Janet Adler and has her permission to teach the discipline. She is trained in Person-Centred Counselling and Group Analysis. This together with experience of practice-based research Laban Dance/Analysis, Buddhist meditation, Analytical Psychology, Process-work, and Shamanism helps her to provide a safe, creative and transformative environment. She is the MD and Clinical Director for the University spin-out company www.pathways2wellbeing.com

 The Empty Studio

 Authentic Movement: Embodied Empathy

Professor Helen Payne

       UKCP accredited psychotherapist; MBACP; ADMP.UK; Helen is one of the leading international experts in the field of Embodied Psychotherapy. When:          16, 17, 18 June 2017   Friday - 2.15pm-6.15pm, Saturday - 9.00am-5.15pm,  Sunday - 9.00am-5.15pm  Place:          The Empty Studio, The Poplars, Redhill, Rushden, Herts SG9 0TH, UK Cost:            £285.00 including home cooked lunch/refreshments (discounts for unemployed/students/ADMP UK/EADMT and UKAHPP)  Who is this programme for?

This programme is open to those new to the discipline of working with the embodied mind, as well as those familiar with this way of working in counselling/psychotherapy. Professionals in mental health services together with those wishing to experience this way of working for their own personal development will also benefit from the course. Applications are open to practitioners trained and qualified in the arts therapies or counselling/psychotherapy and those with substantial personal therapy experience. If your background is outside these areas please contact us to discuss the suitability of the programme for you. A commitment to attend all sessions is required.

 What does the programme cover? In authentic movement our experience of one another develops within deep embodied empathy. There is a rhythmic dance arising out of the experience which resonates in our bodies in the present moment and beyond it. This embodied empathy is crucial for transformational learning enhancing our being in the ‘here-and-now’ Participants will learn to engage with this direct experience of embodied empathy, beyond words and concepts through their own and others authentic bodily movement.
  • There will be an exploration of body awareness, body-mind-spirit connections and kinetic meditation where mindfulness is crucial to practice.
  • There will be an exploration of body awareness, body-mind-spirit connections and kinetic meditation where mindfulness is crucial to practice.
  • Mindful movement, in gesture and posture, sometimes with closed eyes as in ‘Authentic Movement’ will be core to the programme.
  • The roles of witness and mover will be explored in dyads, triads and groups to include the four phases of processing.
  • The programme will honour a non-judgemental ethos and provide both witnessing and movement experiences, verbal and symbolic reflective processes, as well as small teaching seminars
  • Be inspired in a setting with wildlife up close, beautiful landscapes, places to explore, good food and friendly faces
NB: Deadline for bookings: 3 weeks prior to start of course Bring art materials/cushion. 14 Hours certified CPD. For further information, accommodation/transport, booking form, reservations: email H.L.Payne@herts.ac.uk  telephone   00 44 (0)1763 288592. Dog/cat has been in the house. Dietary needs welcomed.

Awareness in Therapy

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A cycle of four educational and developmental workshops for Art's Therapist, Psychotherapists, Counsellors and Students who are interested in body – orientated approach in therapeutic process. Facilitated by: Agnieszka Lugierska – Dance Movement Psychotherapist and Kundalini Yoga Teacher VENUE: St Margaret’s House, Room G5, 151 London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE CONTACT: Barbara Wesolowska – organisation & language support (Facilitator speaks English & Polish) workshop.therapy@gmail.com, 0751 437 84 28

WORKSHOP IV - Ethics, Hygiene and Self-discipline in Therapeutic Work – SAT 28 Jan 2017, 10am-6pm

WORKSHOP IV - Ethics, Hygiene and Self-discipline in Therapeutic Work How does your daily life influence your therapeutic work? And how this work shapes your daily life? The workshops focus on the therapeutic work in terms of healthy practice. It is an opportunity to learn the essential tools to maintain good practice and allow deeper connection with yourself and clients. There will be ‘Three, Two, One Process’ introduced to support self-reflection. There will be ethical subject covered, such as; Moral Terms Definition, Lack of Ethical Clarity, The Three Truths and Values in The Practice

PRICES: Individual workshop £80

Walk of Life

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Non-stylised and Environmental Movement Workshops

with Helen Poynor in the inspiring landscapes of the Jurassic Coast

New Training Programme in

Non-stylised and Environmental Movement March – October 2017

Three 5 day intensive sessions in spring, summer and autumn in the inspiring landscapes of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, UK, combined with ongoing personal practice.   Grounded in an experiential understanding of the structure of the body and of the responsive inter-relationship between body, earth, self and environment.  Extend your movement experience, refresh your professional practice A minimum of 4 days non-stylised and environmental movement practice with Helen is required.  See website for details or phone for a brochure.    All workshops include moving in the studio and in the natural environment. www.walkoflife.co.uk Tel: 01297 680155

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