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.
For this reason, it is characterized by its use of the artistic medium and process (in this case, dance and movement) to help solve the emotional or psychological conflicts of the people. It can be practiced individually or in a group.[/fusion_text]
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.