DAY 1  September 26th, 2014
Venue: The Medical Education Technology Centre of Rīga Stradinš University, Anninmuižas bulv. 26a, Rīga

9.00 – 9.30  Registration

9.30 – 10.00  Opening of conference:

President of EADMT and representatives of Rīga Stradinš University

10.00 – 11.15 Keynote Presentation.   HELEN PAYNE, United Kingdom

Patients with Medically Unexplained Symptoms in the Changing UK National Health Service: Nurturing Resilience through the BodyMind Approach

11.15 – 11.45 Coffee Break

11.30 – 11.45 Seminar: Doctoral programmes as an avenue to further research in DMT in

the EU with Helen Payne

Paper Presentations

20 minute + 10 minute question & answer each paper presentation

11.45 – 12.15 Parallel A

A1. Systematic reviews of research literature and their value for the professional survival of dance movement therapists: lessons from Cochrane Reviews on depression and dementia

Vicky Karkou & Bonnie Meekums, United Kingdom

A2. Continuity and Change in Dance Therapy in Germany over a 30 year Period: Interdependencies of Theory, Practice and Career Politics

Marianne Eberhard-Kaechele, Germany

A3. From Buenos Aires to Rome. Resilience in the immigration process

Maria Elena García, Italy

12.15 – 12.45 Parallel B

B1. The therapeutic use of dance within the somatic health care

 Ina van Keulen, The Netherlands

B2. Codarts, ‘Arts for Health’: Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Collaboration in Dance Movement Therapy

Simone Kleinlooh and Nicki Wentholt, The Netherlands

B3. Dance for Therapy or Dance Therapy

Alexia Margariti, Greece

12.45 – 13.00 Break

13.00 – 13.45 Key Presentation. ROSEMARIE SAMARITTER, The Netherlands.

Resilience as shared practice. Building resilience through Dance Movement Therapy

13.45 – 15.00 Lunch

15.00 – 15.45 Key Presentation. IRIS BRÄUNINGER, Switzerland

Resilience through dance movement therapy: A multidimensional perspective

15.45 – 16.00 Break

Paper Presentations

20 minute + 10 minute question & answer each paper presentation

16.00 – 16.30  Parallel C

C1. A Service Evaluation of weekly dance/movement groups on three acute adult wards over a six-week period

Mary Coaten, United Kingdom

C2.The unknown territory – building resilience while working with the negative countertransference in Dance Movement Psychotherapy

Video presentation

Aleksandra Rayska, Poland

C/D/E3. Building Resilience in DMT Using ‘Ways of Seeing’: International Webinar Training in Early Childhood Development

Panel Presentation90 minutes length

Suzi Tortora, Chia Chun Hu, Elizabeth Rutten-Ng, Fabiana dos Reis Marchiori, Irina Biryukova, Jennifer Whitley, Tamara Sernecs

16.35 – 17.05  Parallel D

D1. The quality of life does not need to drop so rapidly after the age of 65 – The impact of intensive, short-term, group Dance Movement Therapy of seniors on the cognitive and emotional functioning of its participants

Marek Wójs, Poland

D2/E2. Mysterium: A poetic prayer – testimonials on body/spirit coniunctio

Film 60 minutes length

Antonella Adorisio, Italy

17.10 – 17.40  Parallel E

E1.The Kestenberg Movement Profile as a tool for Dance Movement Therapy/Psychotherapy treatment planning. Clinical applications of KMP of a 5 year old child diagnosed with PDD-NOS

Karolina Bryl, Poland 

17.45 – 18.30  Key Presentation. HILDA WENGROWER, Israel/Spain 

Resilience within a changing world: changing our identity and practice?

18.30 – 18.45 Closure

DAY 2  September 27th, 2014
Venue: Maritim Park Hotel Riga, Slokas str. 1, Rīga

Parallel Workshops

9.00 – 10.30  Parallel A

A1. The paradox of falling: Grounding, collapse or resilience?

Penelope Best, United Kingdom

A2.Being a male Dance Therapist in a changing world

Vincenzo Puxeddu, Italy

A3. Multidisciplinary view on embodied movement

Marja Cantell & Noya Nachmany, The Netherlands

10.30 – 11.30  Coffee Break and Posters

11.30 – 13.00 Parallel B

B1. Amazon Journeys. Building Resilience in Palliative Care through Dance Movement Therapy interventions

Jeannette MacDonald, United Kingdom

B2. Building resilience in a group of alcohol addicted woman through Butoh Dance Method used as a tool of DMP

Alexandra Capiga – Łochowicz, Poland

B3. Embodying Kinaesthetic Empathy as an Intersubjective Phenomenon and Clinical Intervention

Marina Rova, United Kingdom

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch and Posters 

Parallel Workshops

14.30 – 16.00 Parallel C

C1. Veronica Sherborne’s Developmental Movement somatic approach (SDM) working with children in special schools settings, promoting resilience: Adaptations and Applications of SDM to Dance Movement Therapy

Lesley Craigie, United Kingdom

C2. Working with the embodied mind in supervision: minding the body - a practical experience

Heidrun Panhofer, Spain

C3. Building resilience through grounding, bouncing and flow regulation. The use of swing and percussion music in Dance Movement Therapy

Teresa Bas, Spain

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break and Posters

16.30 – 18.00  Parallel D

D1.  Integrative Supervision:  Strengthening the Dance/Movement Therapist in a Demanding Professional World

Imke Fiedler, Germany


D2. Traveling through sustainability & resilience in Dance Movement Therapy Research Education

Maria Raluca Popa & Simone Kleinlooh, The Netherlands

D3. Dementia and the dance; on-going forays in practice, theory and research bridging DMP praxis and dementia care

Richard Coaten, United Kingdom

18.00 – 18.30 Closure of Conference