In this event, we will explore non-verbal means of dialogue via the expressive use of the body and movement. Often, frustrations boil over into anger when someone can’t find ‘the right words’. Similarly, when there is a real chance of conciliation, it doesn’t work out because logos (the word) isn’t adequate to carry it forward.Read More
Kinesthetic Empathy: How the Therapist’s Body Fuels and Facilitates the Therapy Relationship – Sissy Lykou
In this session, we will explore the concept of kinesthetic empathy in therapeutic and also everyday relationships. We will also try to embody it – even whilst we are on-line together!
The dance movement psychotherapist Bonnie Meekums defines kinesthetic empathy as: ‘the process through which our own muscles respond to movement with which we are visually and empathically engaged, as if we were performing the same actions as we see’.Read More