BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (1996), MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy (2002) , Diploma in Supervision at the Gestalt Center UK (2016)
Private practice registered member of ADMPUK
Registered supervisor with ADMPUK
Authentic Movement Practitioner (2007)
Facilitator in 'The Body Mind Approach' (TBMA) for people with hard to treat physical symptoms (2007).
Hannah attends regular supervision & adheres to strict code of professional conduct. She is fully insured & DBS Checked.
Hannah is an experienced Psychotherapist with 20 years of movement and body work experience. She has provided Dance Movement Psychotherapy in the NHS for both older adults, adults and children for the last 15 years and now offers therapy privately in the Bristol & Gloucestershire area. She is commited to using the body, movement and creative processes alongside verbal therapy to help with personal expression, growth and transformation.
She has specialist experience helping people living with hard to treat physical symptoms and providing therapy with looked after children and their families.
Hannah is a clinical supervisor at Goldsmiths University London on the MA program in Dance Movement Psychotherapy. She also offers supervision for Arts Psychotherapists, counsellors and health professionals from her private practice in Bristol and Stroud.
Hannah has worked for many years as a senior physiotherapist and clinical supervisor in both physical and mental health settings within the NHS.
Trainer, lecturer and facilitator
Hannah provides training and workshops in Dance Movement Psychotherapy and is a lecturer and tutor at Goldsmiths University London.
She is a trained facilitator in 'The BodyMind Approach' for people with hard to treat physical symptoms and works with individuals and groups in the south west of England. Hannah was training manager for Pathways2wellbeing, an organisation that provides groups for people suffering with medically unexplained symptoms within the NHS. She was involved in the preliminary research with The University of Hertfordshire, and has trained psychotherapists, counsellors and other health professionals in 'The BodyMind Approach' (TBMA). Hannah also runs professional and personal development courses in authentic movement. Information about future courses and training will be regularly updated on this website.
Hannah has had a lifelong interest and passion for dance in both a personal and professionally capacity. She continues to explore dance & movement and be inspired by its power to transform.
Other Trainings and Interests
The Body and Movement in Supervision, Safeguarding children Level 3, Solution focused therapy, Childrens accelerated trauma treatment (CATT), Neurodramatic play , Ecopsychology, Integrative psychotherapy, Mindfulness practices, Authentic Movement practices, Human physiology, Anatomy and Biomechanics, Movement, Dance & Arts in psychotherapy, Creative forms of expression, Trauma recovery models & neuroscience.