Research Studies and Publications

Allegranti, B.

-(2012/13) Sex is Confusing. Practice based research project investigating the relationship between sex, gender, genomics, and DMP. Culminating in a short science-dance film in collaboration with five dancers [15 mins colour].
Partners: Dr Christine Hauskeller (ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society) and Dr Max Reuter (UCL Centre for Genetics, Evolution and the Environment).
Screenings: Arts and Science partner venues across UK, Portugal, Germany, Norway.
Funding: University of Roehampton, TVR Roehampton.

-(2009-12) Becoming Bodies. Practice based research investigating the relationship between biology and body politics and culminating in a science-dance film [37 mins colour], two publications and 4 conference papers.
Partners: Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology, Porto, The Grieg Academy of Music at the University of Bergen, University of Roehampton – department of psychology.
Screenings: Arts and Science partner venues across UK, US, Portugal, Germany, Norway.
Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia; University of Roehampton; University of Bergen; TVR Roehampton; IBMC, Porto.

-(2010-12) Moving Voices. Practice-based research project investigating the process of embodying loss through DMP and writing and culminating in a short film Your Story Calls Me (2012),  photographic exhibition, three publications, 4 conference papers and one symposium.
Partners: Dr Jonathan Wyatt (Oxford University), University of Roehampton – Department of Psychology.
Screenings: Arts and NHS partner venues across London and Oxfordshire.
Funding: UnLtd Catalyst Award; Nest Films.

-(2009-11) Embodied Performance. Practice based research project investigating the process of embodiment in relation to sexuality and gender and the relationship between DMP and Performance.
Culminating in a book with accompanying 60 mins of online video: Embodied Performances: Sexuality, Gender, Bodies, Basingstoke/New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Funding: University of Roehampton; Arts Council England.

-(2007) Personal Text Public Body: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Investigating Embodied Performances of Sexuality and Gender Practice-Based PhD funded by an award given by School of Human Life Sciences, University of Roehampton. Culminating in both textual, performance and film submission.

Best, P.

-(1999) Narratives between Therapist and Client: mutual influences and interactional shaping.  University of Roehampton.

-(1999) Narratives. E-motion ADMP Quarterly Vol XI..4. 17-26

- Best, P (2000) Theoretical diversity and clinical collaboration, The Arts in Psychotherapy. 27.3, pp 197-212

 -(2001) Therapists’ stories in motion: mutual influences between client and therapist. In Kossolapow,L Scoble, S. Waller, D. ( eds) Arts-Therapies- Communication: on the way to a communicative European arts therapy vol. 1. Lit Verlag: Munster

-(2003) Interactional shaping; three dimensional sculpting. USA Body Psychotherapy Journal

 - (2003a) ‘Interacting with the audience, interacting with life; Budapest and beyond , Dance Therapy Association of Australia Quarterly  2.2

-  (2003b) ‘Workshops: Transforming awkward moments’. In E-motion. ADMT UK Quarterly,XIV.4, pp. 2-5

-  (2003c) ’Interactional shaping: 3D vision for dance movement therapists? In n E-motion. ADMT UK Quarterly,

 - (2005) Embodied Choices and Voices. In Nolan, V. & Darby, G. (Eds) ,Reinventing Education : a ‘thought experiment’ by 21 authors. SEI: London

 -(2005) Symbolic languages: the clean, the grey and the dirty. In Kossolapow, L., Scoble, S., Waller D. (eds.) Arts – Therapies – Communication Vol III:  Arts Therapy: different approaches to a unique discipline: Opening regional portals.  Lit Verlag, Münster.

 -(2008) Interaction reflections: Moving between modes of expression. In Supervision Models within Dance Movement Therapy. London: Jessica Kingsley

 - 2009) Swim alongside, block and then seduce: building blocks of relationship. In Scoble, S.  Ross, M. & Lapoujade,C.(eds). Arts in Arts Therapies: A European Perspective , Plymouth:  UPP (University of Plymouth Press)

 - (2010) Die Choreografie der Beziehung: Interactional shaping in der Supervision. In Sinapius, P., Wendlandt_Baumeister, M., Neiemann, A. & Bolle, R. (Eds.) Bildtheorie und Bildpraxis in der Kunsttherapie:Bd. 3 der Reihe „ wissenschaftliche grundlagen der kunsttherapie“. Peter Lang Verlag

 - (2010b) Observing interactions being shaped: Multiple perspectives within supervision Bender, S. (Ed.) Movement Analysis of Interaction. Berlin gmbH: Logos Verlag.

 - (2010c) Creative Tension: Dance therapists shaping Laban’s ideas. In Preston-Dunlop, V. Sayers, L (Eds) The Dynamic Body in Space: Developing Rudolf Laban’s Ideas for the 21st Century. London: Dance Books

 Best, P. Co – authored

 Parker, G. & Best, P. (2001), Moving Reflections. The Social Creation of Identities in Communication in Kossolapow, L., Scoble, S., Waller D. (eds.) Arts – Therapies – Communication: On the Way to a Communicative European Arts Therapy vol. I, Lit Verlag, Münster.

  -  (2005) ‘Reflecting processes and shifting positions in dance movement therapy’. E-motion, ADMT UK Quarterly XIV.1, pp 2-6

 Popa, M.R. & Best, P.A., (2010). Making sense of touch in dance movement therapy: A trainee’s perspective. Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy: An International ournal for Theory, Research and Practice. Vol. 5(1), 31 – 44.

Bloom, K. (2004)

Movement as a Psychophysical Process: the interrelationships between the psyche and the body. Ph.D. registered with the University of East London, Department of Social Sciences and the Tavistock Clinic.

Bunce, J.

-(xxxx)The Role of Attachment in Dance Education in a Transnational Context. Doctor of Practice in Education, University of Derby.

-(xxxx) The rationale behind a dance movement psychotherapy intervention used in a small research pilot in a Further Education Context to develop awareness about young people’s body image

-(xxxx) Dance and Body Image: Young People’s Experiences of a Dance Movement Therapy Session

Burns, J. (2009) An Interpretive Description of the Patterns of
Practice of Arts Therapists When Working with Clients with Dementia. PhD Thesis. Title of Ph.D. Thesis: Queen Margaret University, Edoinburgh.

Chrysou, M. Burch, T. and Kowarzik U. (2002) Dance Movement Therapy in Primary Health Care.  Independent study funded by the Laban Centre for Movement and Dance.

Coaten, R.

-(1994)  ‘Using dance and music to share the experience of dementia’, Alzheimer’s Disease International (Edinburgh)

-(2000) Building Bridges of Understanding: the use of embodied practices with older people with dementia and their care staff as mediated by Dance Movement Psychotherapy. PhD Thesis, University of Roehampton

-(2000) ‘Creating a little revolution – the patient as artist’, in Greenland, P., (ed.) What dancers do that other health workers don’t, Leeds: Jabadao

-(2001) ‘Exploring reminiscence through dance and movement’, Journal of Dementia Care 9, no.5, 19-22.

-(2002) ‘Movement matters: revealing the hidden humanity within dementia through movement dance and the imagination’, Dementia. International Journal of Social Research and Care Practice, 1, no.3, 386-392.

-(2002) ‘Developing Learning and Play Experiences with children through Free Movement Play and Dance’, Dance Therapy Association Australia Journal (Autumn), 13-17.

-(2006) Book Review of Tufnell , M. & Crickmay C. (2004) ‘A widening field: journeys in body & imagination’, Research in Dance Education, Vol.6, (1), 117-120

-(2009) ‘Building Bridges of Understanding: the use of embodied practices with older people with dementia and their care staff as mediated by Dance Movement Psychotherapy’, PhD Thesis, Research Repository, Roehampton University, London

-(2010) ‘Editorial: On with the dance!’ Journal of Dementia Care, Vol.18, No.5, 5.

-(2010) ‘Case Study 5. Richard Coaten: working with older people with dementia’ in Tufnell, M. (ed) ‘Dance Health and Wellbeing: Pathway to practice for dance leaders working in  health and care settings’, Foundation for Community Dance.

-(2008)  ‘Movement Matters’, in Sharon & Jeff (eds.), The Family Arts Recipe Book – a recipe book of creative ideas to inspire ,Verd de Gris : Calderdale,UK (22-23)

-(2012) Book Review – ‘The Wise Body – Conversations with experienced dancers’, by Lansley, J & Early, F. The Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine, Vol. 18, No 6, 629-630

-(2011) ‘Dance Movement Psychotherapy in Dementia Care’, in Lee, H. and Adams, T. (eds) Creative Approaches and Communication in Dementia Care, MacMillan, Basingstoke.

-(2011) http://www.communitydance.org.uk/DB/case-studies/going-by-way-of-the-body-in-dementia-care.html 

Coaten, R. & Jacobson, N (2011) ‘Dance Movement Psychotherapy as a ‘Golden Thread of Remembrance’ and a key to communication’, Signpost, Journal of Dementia & Mental Health Care of Older People, Vol.16, No1, 12-16

Coaten, R. and B. Warren

-(1993) ‘ Dance -developing self-image and self-expression through movement’, in Warren B (ed) ‘Using the creative arts in therapy – a practical introduction’ (2nd Edition), Routledge, London

-(2008)  ‘Dance – Developing self-image and self-expression through movement’, in Warren, B., ed. Using the creative arts in therapy and healthcare – a practical introduction, London: Routledge (3rd Edition)

Dokter, D. and Karkou, V. (2002) Good practice in supporting placement learning.  University of Hertfordshire, Faculty of Art and Arts Therapies (joint study with the Department of Education): funded by the Learning and Teaching Development Fund 2002, University of Hertfordshire

Joseph J and Karkou V (2013) Research into Dance Movement Psychotherapy with Adolescents: A Rationale.  In E Krevica and K Martinsone (eds) Arts Therapies for Different Client/Patient Groups. Riga: Janis Zeimanis, 102-107.

Goldhahn, E. (2007) Shared Habitats: the Mover Witness Paradigm. Published Ph.D. Thesis, University of Plymouth/Dartington College of Arts.

Hayes, Jill

-(1996) Dance therapy: process and performance. Studies in Theatre Production. 13

-(1996) Joel. In Preston M (ed) (1996) Four Times Harder: Six Case Studies of Dyslexic Students in Higher Education. Birmingham: The Questions Publishing Company

-(2000) Movement linked to feeling and image: dance students’ perceptions of an experiential group. Journal of Contemporary Health, 8, 20-24

-(2004) The experience of student dancers in Higher Education in a Dance Movement Therapy group, with reference to choreography and performance. PhD University of Hertfordshire

-(2006) Reflections on a research process: the experience of student dancers in Higher Education in a dance movement therapy group, with reference to choreography and performance. In M Bischof , C Freest, C Rosiny (eds) (2006) e_motion 16

-(2006) Reflections on a research process: the experience of student dancers in Higher Education in a dance movement therapy group, with reference to choreography and performance. In M Bischof , C Freest, C Rosiny (eds) (2006) e_motion 16

-(2006) Special ingredients in the development of playfulness, self-confidence and relationship. In Payne H (ed) 2006 Dance Movement Therapy, Theory, Practice and Research. London: Routledge

-(2007) Performing the Dreams of Your Body: Plays of Animation and Compassion. Chichester: Archive Publishing

-(2010) The Creative Arts in Dementia Care; Practical Person-Centred Approaches and Ideas. London: JKP.

-(2010) Dancers in a Dance Movement Therapy Group; Links Between Personal Process, Choreography and Performance. Saarbrucken: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.

-(2010) Movement, making and meaning. Korean Dance Society Journal. 63, 339-358, June, 2010.

-(2011) Moving the metaphor: an act of surrender. Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy. 117-128, 6, 2, August, 2011

-(2011) The expressive body as point of contact in dementia care. The Journal of Dementia Care. 19, 5, September/October 2011.

-(2013) Soul and Spirit in Dance Movement Psychotherapy; A Transpersonal Approach. London: JKP.

-(2013) Dancing in the spirit of Sophia. In Williamson A (ed) Dance, Somatics and Spiritualities: Contemporary Sacred Narratives. Intellect.

Jutlla K, Parsons M, Coaten R, Gardiner L, Brooker D, (2013) ‘Capturing progress in creative arts and dementia’, Journal of Dementia Care, Vol.21, No 1. 26-28.

Karkou, V.

-(1997) Elements of Aesthetic Education, Contemporary Education, issue 93,March- April, pp. 36-42 (in Greek).

-(1998) A Descriptive Evaluation of the Practice of Arts Therapies in the UK: DMT, Art Therapy, Dramatherapy and Music Therapy. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, University of Manchester, Faculty of Education.

-(1999) Who? Where? What?’ A Brief Description of Dance Movement Therapy(DMT): Results from a Nation-Wide Study in Arts Therapies (ATS), E-Motion: ADMT UK Quarterly, XI, 2, 5-10.

-(1999) Art Therapy in Education: Findings from a Nation-Wide Survey in Arts Therapies, Inscape: The Journal of the BAAT, 4, 2, 62-70.

-(1999) Arts Therapies in Addiction: A Pilot Research Project – First Part,
Psychiatric Notebooks, 68, 72-82 (in Greek).

-(2000) Dance Movement Therapy in UK Education, Research in Dance Education, 1, 1, 69-85.

-(2001) Arts Therapies in Addiction: A Pilot Research Project – Second Part, Psychiatric Notebooks, 78, 63-76 (in Greek).

-(2001) Process-oriented clinical study: an events approach to the process of a DMT group with clients with continuing mental health problems.  University of Surrey-Roehampton.

-(2001) Dance Movement Therapy: Introduction to Basic Theoretical and
Methodological Principles; Descriptive Results from a Research Study
Completed in the UK, Sports and Society, 29, 45-53 (in Greek)

-(2001) An Events-Approach to the Process of a DMT Group with Clients with Continuing Mental Health Problems

-(2002) Issues of Content and Context of Arts Therapies (AsTs) in the UK, in L. Schiltz (ed.) Epistemology and Practice of Research in the Arts Therapies. Luxembourg: Crp-Sante Luxembourg, Funds National De La
Recherche.

-(2006) Dance Movement Therapy in the Community: Group Work with people with enduring mental health problems. In H. Payne (ed.) Dance Movement Therapy, Theory, Research and Practice, London: Routledge, pp31-48.

-(2008) Dance Movement Psychotherapy in Scotland: A Growing Field. Point, spring, 23, 20-21.

-(2008) Grounding Knowledge to the Field: The Emergent Picture of Arts Therapies, in Riga Stradins University Collection of Scientific Papers
2008, Riga: Riga Stradins University

-(2010) Summary and Conclusions in V Karkou (ed) Arts Therapies in Schools: Research and Practice. London: Jessica Kingsley, 271-279.

-(2010) Introduction in V Karkou (ed) Arts Therapies in Schools: Research and Practice. London: Jessica Kingsley, 9-23.

-(2010) Arts Therapies in Schools: Research and Practice. London: Jessica Kingsley.

-(2012) Aspects of Theory and Practice in Dance Movement Psychotherapy: Similarities and Differences from Music Therapy in R MacDonald, G Kreutz and L Mitchell (eds) Music, Health and Wellbeing.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 213-229

Karkou V, Bakogianni S and Kavakli E. (2008) Traditional Dance, Pedagogy and Technology: An Overview of the WebDANCE project, Research in Dance Education, 9, 2, 163-186

Karkou V., Fullarton, A. and Scarth S. (2010) Finding a Way Out of the Labyrinth through Dance Movement Psychotherapy: Collaborative Work in a Mental Health Promotion Programme for Secondary Schools, in V Karkou (ed) Arts Therapies in
Schools: Research and Practice. London: Jessica Kingsley, 59-84.

Karkou V and Glasman J (2004) Arts, Education and Society: The Role of the Arts in Promoting the Emotional Well-being and Social Inclusion of Young People, Support for Learning, 19, 2, 56-64.

Karkou, V, Martinsone, K. Nazarova, N. and Vaverniece, I. (2011) Art Therapy in the Postmodern World: Findings from a Comparative Study across the UK, Russia, and Latvia, The Arts in Psychotherapy, 38, 2, 86-95 (IF 0.718).

Karkou, V. and Sanderson P.

-(1997) An Exploratory Study of the Utilisation of Creative Arts Therapies in Treating Substance Dependence, The Journal of Contemporary Health, issue 5, spring, pp. 56-61.

-(2001) Report: Theories and Assessment Procedures used by Dance/MovementTherapists in the UK, The Arts in Psychotherapy, 28, 197-204.

-(2001) Dance Movement Therapy in the UK: Current Orientations of a Field Emerging from Dance Education, European P.E. Review, 7, 2, 137-155.

-(2006) Conclusions. In V Karkou and P. Sanderson Arts Therapies: A Research-Based Map of the Field.  Edinburgh: Elsevier Publishers.

-(2006) Dance Movement Therapy. In V Karkou and P. Sanderson Arts Therapies: A Research-Based Map of the Field.  Edinburgh: Elsevier Publishers.

-(2006) Dramatherapy. In V Karkou and P. Sanderson Arts Therapies: A Research-Based Map of the Field.  Edinburgh: Elsevier Publishers.

-(2006) Art Therapy. In V Karkou and P. Sanderson Arts Therapies: A Research-Based Map of the Field.  Edinburgh: Elsevier Publishers.

-(2006) Karkou V. and Sanderson P. (2006) Music Therapy. In V Karkou and P. Sanderson Arts Therapies: A Research-Based Map of the Field.  Edinburgh: Elsevier Publishers.

-(2006) Therapeutic Trends across Arts Therapies. In V Karkou and P. Sanderson Arts Therapies: A Research-Based Map of the Field.  Edinburgh: Elsevier Publishers.

-(2006) Important Features of Arts Therapies. In V Karkou and P. Sanderson Arts Therapies: A Research-Based Map of the Field.  Edinburgh: Elsevier Publishers.

-(2006) Introduction. In V Karkou and P. Sanderson Arts Therapies: A Research-Based Map of the Field.  Edinburgh: Elsevier Publishers.

Kowarzik, U. Moore L. C. and Violet, M. (2001) Effectiveness of LINKS movement and communication training for clients with dementia and care staff trained in MC activities.  Independent study funded by Camden and Islington HAZ

Marchant, L and Payne, HL (2002) The Experience of Counselling for Female Clients with Anorexia Nervosa: a person centred perspective, Counselling and Psychotherapy research, 2, 2, 127-132.

Mala A, Karkou V and Meekums B (2012) Dance/Movement Therapy (D/MT) for depression: A scoping review. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 39, 4, 287–295 (IF 0.718).

Martinsone K., Karkou V. and Nazarova N. (2009) Art Therapy Practice in Latvia, in the UK and in Russia: A Comparison of different Environments of Work. Collection of Scientific Papers 2009, Riga: Riga Stradins University, pp155-161.

Meekums, B.

-(1990) DMT and the development of mother-child interaction. Unpublished M.Phil Thesis, University of Manchester, Faculty of Education

-(1998) Recovery for child sexual abuse trauma within an arts therapies programme for women. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, University of Manchester, Faculty of Education.

-(2002) Pioneering Dance Movement Therapy in Britain. Unpublished independent study.

 

Payne, H.

-(1986) A descriptive evaluation of the practice of DMT with young offenders: the perceptions of young offenders towards a programme of DMT. Unpublished M.Phil. Thesis, University of Manchester, Faculty of Education.

-(1994) A Pilot Study into DMT with Women with Eating Distress: the perceptions of women identifying themselves with eating distress towards programme of Dance Movement Therapy.

-(1994) Integrative Movement Psychotherapy with Women with Eating Distress. In: D Docktor (ed) Arts Therapies and eating disorders. London: Jessica Kingsley.

-(1995) The DMT group as personal development in training in higher education. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, University of London, Institute of Education.

-(2009) To Evaluate the Effectiveness of The BodyMind Approach  Derived from Authentic Movement, DMP and Group Work in Promoting Wellbeing of Patients with MUS. Post Doctoral Research Funded by East of England Development Agency

-(2009) Medically unexplained conditions and the BodyMind approach. Counselling in Primary Care Review, 10, 1, 6-8.

-(2009) The BodyMind Approach to psychotherapeutic groupwork with patients with medically unexplained symptoms: a review of the literature, description of approach and methodology selected for a pilot study. European Journal for Counselling and Psychotherapy. 11, 3,287-310.

-(2009) Pilot study to evaluate Dance Movement Psychotherapy (the BodyMind Approach) with patients with medically unexplained symptoms: participant and facilitator perceptions and a summary discussion. Int.Journal for Body, Movement & Dance in Psychotherapy. 5, 2, 95-106.

-(2010) Change in the moving bodymind: Quantitative results from a pilot study on the BodyMind Approach (BMA) as groupwork for patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS). Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 10,4, 295-307.

-(2010) Psychosomatic Conditions in Primary Care: Change within the Moving Bodymind. E-motion, ADMP UK  Newsletter,20, 1,20-24. 

 

Reeve, S.

-(2009) The Ecological Body. PhD Thesis. University of Exeter Publications.
-(2011) Nine Ways of Seeing a Body. Axminster: Triarchy Press
-(2013) Body and Performance. Axminster: Triarchy Press
-(2013) The Sacred and the Sacrum in Williamson, A(ed) Dance, Somatics and Spiritualities: Contemporary Sacred Narratives, Bristol: Intellect Books
-(2011)Reading, Gardening and ‘Non-Self’: Joged Amerta and its emerging influence on ecological somatic practice ~ Sandra Reeve
Published in Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices Volume 2/ Number 2

 

Singer. A.

-(2007) ‘Hidden Treasures, Hidden Voices’ An Ethnographic Study of Movement and Dance in Psychosocial Work with War-Affected Refugee Children and Adults (Serbia 2001-2002). PhD Thesis, De Montfort University, Leicester.

-(2008) Interactions Between Movement and Dance, Visual Images, Etno and Physical Environments in Psychosocial Work with War-Affected Refugee and Internally Displaced Children and Adults (Serbia 2001-2002. In: N. Jackson and T. Shapiro-Phim ed. Dance, Human Rights and Social Justice: Dignity in  Motion. Maryland, USA: Scarecrow Press, Chapter, 22.

-(2006) Hidden Treasures, Hidden voices: An ethnographic study into the use of movement and creativity in psychosocial work with war affected refugee children in Serbia. In: H. Payne, ed. Dance Movement Psychotherapy –   Theory, Research and Practice. London: Routledge, Chapter, 7.

-(due to be published 2014). Forced Displacement, Identity, Embodiment and Change. In: L. Dankworth and A. David ed. Dance Ethnographies and Global Perspectives. Palgrave.

-(due to be published). ‘The Future is Now’: A methodological consideration of the use of dance in psychosocial work after forced displacement following war. In: V. Karkou, S. Oliver, S. Lycouris ed. Dance and Movement for Wellbeing. Oxford University Press.

 

Tytherleigh L. and Karkou V. (2010) Dramatherapy, Autism and Relationship Building, in V Karkou (ed) Arts Therapies in Schools: Research and Practice. London: Jessica Kingsley, 197-216.

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