Rudolf Laban
Veronica Sherborne
Judith Kestenberg
Pat Ogden
Dr Dan Siegel
Lisa Schwartz


Dr Iris Bräuniger – University of Zurich, group work in psychiatric environments
Dr Richard Coaten – addressing creativity and dance in the field of dementia
Katy Dymoke – Body Mind Centering and issues of touch
Dr Helen Payne – Medically Unexplained Symptoms (MUS), University of Hertfordshire, UK
Dr Suzi Tortora – babies, infants and young children and her Ways of Seeing model of observation and analysis


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Sherborne, V. (1990) Developmental Movement for Children: mainstream, special needs and pre-school. UK: Cambridge University Press

Schore, A. (2012) The Science of the Art of Psychotherapy. US: W. W. Norton & Company Inc.

Tortora, S. (2006) The Dancing Dialogue: Using the Communicative Power of Movement with Young Children. US, Aus & London: Brookes


The Arts in Psychotherapy, published by Elsevier: US

Body, Movement and Dance Psychotherapy, published by Taylor & Frances: UK