Psychotherapy, Counselling,

Dance Movement Psychotherapy

with Sarah Boreham

 

 

 

 

 

    Sarah Boreham Tel 07920 764404

 

Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK

www.admt.org.uk

           Movement Changes Life

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Welcome to the blog  Movement Changes Life

 

I'm hoping that this blog will reflect multiple and diverse opinions on the body, movement and dance movement psychotherapy, arts science, research and life.

By sarah boreham, Oct 21 2014 08:49PM

Reflection of a workshop on Gender and Intimacy with Penelope Best at NVDAT .


There were many aspects that came together whilst dancing into the footsteps of this workshop. Some personal, some political. I am a dancer and feminist.

Recently graduating in dance movement therapy from Roehampton University, Penelope Best’s work had resonated with me, laid down in her early years of dance movement therapy at the UK University. My MA thesis had explored gender, the body and depression, encouraging my fascination in finding complexity within layers of engendered identity. I was keen to spread my wings and learn about embodied practice and development in wider circles, seeking to make connections with other practitioners each sharing their own unique experiences, history and practice.


By sarah boreham, Sep 19 2014 08:56PM



It seems congruent to immerse myself in writing this blog today, being world suicide prevention day.

This blog will describe a drop in the ocean of what is a multi-layered experience of depression and touch on dance movement therapy as a useful intervention and source of knowledge.

For me there has always been something about a protest in depression almost as if the body/mind voices a resistance that words can only partially express. It seems to me if you want to make a statement of change refusing to move/feel or think in the required normative way is very effective.


By guest, Aug 2 2014 10:48PM

These words by Carolyn Hillyer capture my journey this weekend in authentic movement :

' She looked forward to eventually meeting the crone woman who somehow twisted time and reached over a lifetime to donate her ancient hands to the young girl she had been long years ago '


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