29. January 2023

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

Christel Büche

Dance Pedagogue/Certified Dance Movement Therapist BTD/Cert. KMP

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)

Joachim Küchenhoff

Prof. Dr. med. Psychiatrist/ Psychotherapist