24. July 2024

Dance Movement Therapy General is a specialized training course consisting of several courses from the curriculum. They u are designed for health professionals interested in dance therapy in-depth/expansion of their original profession. Please note that this continuing education is not a dance therapy education.

Start: September 2023
End: October 2025

Total 399 hours
Cost: CHF 6’480.-

  • Course I: 14 hrs. Ariane Konrad:
    History of Dance Movement Therapy linked to the history of dance and the currents of psychotherapy.
  • Course II 14 hrs. Esther Böhlcke:
    Imagination Improvisation Interaction (Depth Psychological Dance Therapy according to C. G. Jung)
  • Course III 14 hrs. Esther Böhlcke:
    Rituals-Dance Ritualization in Dance Movment Therapy (Depth Psychological Dance Therapy according to Laura Sheleen)
  • Course IV98 hrs Christel Büche / Brigitte Züger
    Laban Bartenieff Movement System (Main Method Dance Movement Therapy: Movement Observation, Assessments, Interventions)
  • Course V 49 hrs Prof. Dr. Christine Caldwell:
    Mobility Gradient: Pre- and perinatal movement development linked to neurophysiology.
  • Course VI 42 hrs Christel Büche:
    Kestenberg Movement Profile (Building on the Laban Bartenieff Movement System)
  • Course VII105 hrs. Prof. Dr. Helen Payne:
    Authentic Movement (In-depth psychological dance therapy in connection with other methods (language, image, music, sculpting))
  • Course VIII 21 hrs. Prof. Dr. Joachim Küchenhoff:
    Body image (according to the model KBL Prof. J. Küchenhoff)
  • Course IX 42 hrs Ariane Konrad:
    Dance Movement Therapy group according to Marian Chace

Please contact us for the dates and times of the courses

Ariane Konrad

Philosopher M.A., Dance Movement Therapist DGT
Trauma Therapist NARM® Practitioner

Janka Kormos

PhD Candidate - Psychology Doctoral School, University of Pecs
Certified KMP Movement Analyst & Trainer Registered Dance-Movement Therapy, MA (FVB-NVAT)

Christine Caldwell

PhD, Somatic Psychology. Professor

Esther Böhlcke

Gestalt Sociotherapist, Movement Pedagogue Laura Sheleen

Brigitte Züger

Head of School, Dance Movement Therapist, Swiss Dioloma Kunsttherapie/Dance Movement Therapy

Helen Payne

Professor of Psychotherapy, Dance/movement therapist (BC-DMT), Somatic Psychologist (PhD), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)

Puspa Agarwalla

Dr. Phil. Clinical psychologist and psychotherapist