Dance Movement Psychotherapy or DMP ® is one of the modalities within the Creative Artistic Therapies, and is defined as:
It is the psychotherapeutic use of movement and dance through which a person can participate in a creative way in a process, to promote their emotional, cognitive, physical, social and spiritual interaction.
Dance Movement Psychotherapy starts from the following basic premise:
All body movement can lead to changes in the psyche, promoting health and personal growth.
Based on the body-mind connection, it works with movement and emotion, the body and its own language.
Who can benefit from Dance Movement Psychotherapy?
Psychopathologies in adults: mental disorders such as Addictions, Schizophrenia and other Psychotic Disorders, Emotional Disorders (Depression, Borderline), Anxiety Disorders, Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia) and Personality Disorders.
Psychopathologies in children / teenagers: Developmental, Motor, Learning, Lack of Concentration and / or Attention, Hyperactivity and Autism.
As a means of prevention and Personal Growth: For all those people who seek to use Dance and Movement as a means of expression.