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The Arts & Play (APT) Summer School provides an opportunity for participants to engage in an intensive and immersive experiential learning environment that will introduce them to key concepts and ideas in the disciplines of Art Psychotherapy, Dance Movement Psychotherapy, Dramatherapy, Music Therapy, and Play Therapy.
Participants are invited to select from one of the 5 disciplines as a main experiential group (involving active participation in 5 workshops) and they will also attend a single workshop in the 4 remaining disciplines, as shown in the sample timetable below.
In addition there will be an optional evening slot open to all participants consisting of theory lectures, case-study presentations and a concluding social evening. The final plenary session on Saturday will be for all participants and staff.Applicants are asked to select one of the Main Workshop options from the list below. Places will be allocated on a ‘first come first served’ basis. Please contact rachael.furminger@roehampton.ac.uk / 0208 392 3795 for further details.

Main Workshop Options

Art Psychotherapy , Dance Movement Psychotherapy, Dramatherapy, Music Therapy, Play Therapy

Fees: £565 Early bird, then £595 if booked after July 1st 2017 (does not include accomodation.) 

Workshop Leaders

All workshops will be led by experienced lecturers who are also leading practitioners in the various professions and include:

 

Philippa Brown: Philippa Brown BA Hons. PG Dip AT. MA History of Art, HCPC, BAAT. 

Philippa has been an art psychotherapist for over 40 years practicing mainly in adult mental health within the NHS and MIND. From 1994-2016 she was the Professional Lead Arts Therapies at the University of Hertfordshire where she lead a portfolio of courses and research projects that included the MA Art Therapy, Foundation Certificate and Introductory short courses. Representing the University at ECArTE her academic role enabled her to support the development of art psychotherapy as a profession and academic discipline across the UK and Europe in countries such Ireland, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania and Ukraine. Her research interests include art making within experiential learning as a teaching and learning approach; contemporary art and its relationship to therapeutic practice. Currently she works freelance as a Art Psychotherapy Supervisor, HCPC visitor, lecturer and Educational Consultant.

 

 Katie Still: MA Dramatherapy, BA(Hons) Drama and Theatre, Cert. Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness

Katie Still Dramatherapy Summer School 2017

Katie is a Dramatherapist and Mindfulness practitioner with 15 years experience of working with a wide range of adults and children with learning disabilities, facilitating both group and one-to-onework. She is trained in MAKATON sign language.  Katie is a visiting Lecturer on the MA Dramatherapy programme at the University of Roehampton where she has taught ‘Ritual Theatre’, ‘Therapeutic Theatre’, ‘The Art of Structure’. She is currently teaching ‘Working with Myths’ and running VIVA assessments for placements. Alongside Katie’s work with adults with learning disabilities, she has also worked extensively within the field of mental health, she facilitates therapy in schools and runs therapy groups for people with dementia.

  

Tina Warnock

Tina WarnockTina qualified as an HCPC Registered Music Therapist in 2000, following a BA Hons in Social Psychology from Sussex University in 1992 and several years writing and performing her own music. She has extensive music therapy experience with children, young people and adults with learning disabilities, autism, complex needs, emotional and behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviour. This includes seven years in the NHS for a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service and Child Development Centre in London, twelve years at a Special School, two years in Elderly Mental Health, and one year in Adult Learning Disability Services. Tina currently runs the Belltree Music Therapy Centre CIC in Brighton which she set up in 2008 alongside her clinical supervision practice and is a visiting lecturer on the MA Music Therapy course at Roehampton University. Her special area of interest is voice work. 

 

  David Le-Vay 

David Le-VayDavid Le Vay is a qualified and accredited play therapist, dramatherapist and social worker and has over twenty years’ experience of working with children who have experienced significant loss,   trauma and abuse. David’s work has primarily taken place within a safeguarding context and for 12 years he worked as a therapist within a specialist local authority team that provided assessments, therapy and consultation for children presenting with problematic or harmful sexual behaviour. More recently, he has alongside a number of colleagues, developed an independent, multi-disciplinary therapy and consultation practice based in North Surrey. David is a Senior Lecturer on the MA Play Therapy Programme at the University of Roehampton, London and also provides individual and group clinical supervision to qualified play therapists.

 

  

 Geoffery Unkovich

Geoffery UnkovichGeoffery Unkovich is a lecturer in dance movement psychotherapy at University of Roehampton, and has taught on DMP training programmes at Goldsmith College and in Croatia and Romania. He has extensive clinical experience in the NHS and local council service delivery with dance movement psychotherapy practice for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs.  Geoffery was a council member of the Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK for four years; being chair of council for two years of his tenure. He is currently a member of the ADMP UK Professional Development Committee. Geoffery is a co-editor on the book Dance Movement Psychotherapy for People with Learning Disabilities, to be published in 2017.  He is a co-founder of DMPLDNetwork, a special interest group for dance movement psychotherapists who specialise in the field of learning disabilities; and is a co-founder of aRTSjAM an Arts Therapies improvisation collaborative. He posits that our life-worlds are sculpted by choices made and how these choices shape our space in the world. These interactions are further shaped by cultural perceptions of gender definitions that exacerbate or strengthen identity survival in the versatility of expression as man or woman.

 

Layla Smith

Layla SmithLayla originally trained as a dancer and currently works as a Dance Movement Psychotherapist (DMP) in NHS Primary Care with Medically Unexplained Symptoms. She is a private practitioner, clinical supervisor, a Certified Movement Analyst and lecturer at University of Roehampton on the MA and Foundation DMP courses with specialism in Laban Movement Analysis & Movement Observation.​

 

 

Gerry Harrison

Gerry HarrisonGerry has worked in the NHS since the 1970s. Her DMP work has been mainly with inpatient settings - often introducing the medium for the first time. Her current practice includes work on a perinatal unit.

Gerry teaches on the MA DMP programme at the University of Roehampton and has a private practice.

 

 

Jenni de Knoop

Jenni has 13 years DMP experience within adult and adolescent mental health, including NHS Deaf services and eating disorders. She is a clinical supervisor, a private practitioner and a visiting lecturer at the University of Roehampton.

 

 

 

 The University reserves the right to change some or all of the details provided here if required. At the time of publication the information provided is accurate but is subject to change.

 

Timetables

Art Psychotherapy Attendees

  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Morning : 10.00 – 12.30

Main Workshop 1 Art Psychtherapy

Main Workshop 2 Art Psychotherapy

Main Workshop 3 Art Psychotherapy

Main Workshop 4 Art Psychotherapy

Main Workshop 5 Art Psychotherapy

Location

Portakabin F001

Portakabin F001

Portakabin F001

Portakabin F001

Portakabin F001

Lunch: 12.30 – 14.00
Afternoon: 14.00 - 16.00 Introductory Workshop 1 Dramatherapy Introductory Workshop 2 Music Therapy Introductory Workshop 3 Play Therapy Introductory Workshop 4 Dance Movement Therapy Introductory Workshop 5 Art Psychotherapy Plenary Session

Location

Room 2012

Room 2080

Room 2039

Portakabin F007

Portakabin F001

Break: 16.00 – 16.30

Evening 16.30 - 17.30

Gilbert Scott Lecture Theatre

Case Study: Art Psychotherapy

Coming into the Picture

Case Study: Music Therapy

'Friendship building’: How Music therapy helped a Boy with Behavioural Problems

Case Study: Play Therapy

Beyond Words: Play Therapy with Children who have Experienced Trauma and Abuse. A Case Study

Social Evening Kings Head Pub, Roehampton

 

 

Dance Movement Psychotherapy Attendees

  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Morning : 10.00 – 12.30

Main Workshop 1 Dance Movement Psychotherapy

Main Workshop 2 Dance Movement Psychotherapy

Main Workshop 3 Dance Movement Psychotherapy

Main Workshop 4 Dance Movement Psychotherapy

Main Workshop 5 Dance Movement Psychotherapy

Location

Portakabin F007

Portakabin F007

Portakabin F007

Portakabin F007

Portakabin F007

Lunch: 12.30 – 14.00
Afternoon: 14.00 - 16.00

Introductory Workshop 1 Play Therapy

Introductory Workshop 2 Dramatherapy Introductory Workshop 3 Music Therapy Introductory Workshop 4 Art Psychotherapy Introductory Workshop 5 Dance Movement Psychotherapy Plenary Session

Location

Room 2039

Room 2012

Room 2080

Portakabin F001

Portakabin F007

Break: 16.00 – 16.30

Evening: 16.30 – 17.30

Gilbert Scott Lecture Theatre

Case Study: Art Psychotherapy

Coming into the Picture

 

Case Study: Music Therapy

'Friendship building’: How Music therapy helped a Boy with Behavioural Problems

Case Study: Play Therapy

Beyond Words: Play Therapy with Children who have Experienced Trauma and Abuse. A Case Study

Social Evening Kings Head Pub, Roehampton

 

 

Dramatherapy Attendees

  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Morning : 10.00 – 12.30

Main Workshop 1 Dramatherapy

Main Workshop 2 Dramatherapy

Main Workshop 3 Dramatherapy

Main Workshop 4 Dramatherapy

Main Workshop 5 Dramatherapy

Location

Room 2012

Room 2012

Room 2012

Room 2012

Room 2012

Lunch: 12.30 – 14.00
Afternoon: 14.00 - 16.00 Introductory Workshop 1 Art Psychotherapy Introductory Workshop 2 Play Therapy Introductory Workshop 3 Dance Movement Psychotherapy Introductory Workshop 4 Music Therapy Introductory Workshop 5 Dramatherapy Plenary Session

Location

Portacabin F001

Room 2039

Portakabin F007

Room 2080

Room 2012

Break: 16.00 – 16.30

Evening: 16.30 – 17.30

Gilbert Scott Lecture Theatre

Case Study: Art Psychotherapy

Coming into the Picture

Case Study: Music Therapy

'Friendship building’: How Music therapy helped a Boy with Behavioural Problems

Case Study: Play Therapy

Beyond Words: Play Therapy with Children who have Experienced Trauma and Abuse. A Case Study

Social Evening Kings Head Pub, Roehampton

 

 

Music Therapy Attendees

  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Morning : 10.00 – 12.30

Main Workshop 1 Music Therapy

Main Workshop 2 Music Therapy

Main Workshop 3 Music Therapy

Main Workshop 4 Music Therapy

Main Workshop 5 Music Therapy

Location

Room 2080

Room 2080

Room 2080

Room 2080

Room 2080

Lunch: 12.30 – 14.00
Afternoon: 14.00 - 16.00

Introductory Workshop 1 Dance Movement Psychotherapy

Introductory Workshop 2 Art Psychotherapy Introductory Workshop 3 Dramatherapy Introductory Workshop 4 Play Therapy Introductory Workshop 5 Music Therapy Plenary Session

Location

Portakabin F007

Portakabin F001

Room 2012

Room 2039

Room 2080

Break: 16.00 – 16.30

Evening: 16.30 – 17.30

Gilbert Scott Lecture Theatre

Case Study: Art Psychotherapy

Coming into the Picture

Case Study: Music Therapy

'Friendship building’: How Music therapy helped a Boy with Behavioural Problems

Case Study: Play Therapy

Beyond Words: Play Therapy with Children who have Experienced Trauma and Abuse. A Case Study

Social Evening Kings Head Pub, Roehampton

 

 

Play Therapy Attendees

  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Morning : 10.00 – 12.30

Main Workshop 1 Play Therapy

Main Workshop 2 Play Therapy

Main Workshop 3 Play Therapy

Main Workshop 4 Play Therapy

Main Workshop 5 Play Therapy

Location

Room 2039

Room 2039

Room 2039

Room 2039

Room 2039

Lunch: 12.30 – 14.00
Afternoon: 14.00 - 16.00 Introductory Workshop 1 Music Therapy Introductory Workshop 2 Dance Movement Psychotherapy Introductory Workshop 3 Art Psychotherapy Introductory Workshop 4 Dramatherapy Introductory Workshop 5 Play Therapy Plenary Session

Location

Room 2080

Portakabin F007

Portakabin F001

Room 2012

Room 2039

Break: 16.00 – 16.30

Evening: 16.30 – 17.30

Gilbert Scott Lecture Theatre

Case Study: Art Psychoherapy

Coming into the Picture

Case Study: Music Therapy 

'Friendship building’: How Music therapy helped a Boy with Behavioural Problems

Case Study: Play Therapy

Beyond Words: Play Therapy with Children who have Experienced Trauma and Abuse. A Case Study

Social Evening Kings Head Pub, Roehampton

 

The case studies will be delivered by Faculty staff from the Arts & Play Therapies area of the Deptartment of Psychology who regularly deliver on the qualifying Masters degrees in the 5 disciplines. One case study will focus on Art Psychotherapy, another on Music Therapy, and the third on Play Therapy, although themes and ideas developed during the experiential work of the Summer School may influence the chosen topic for these case studies.

Location & Accommodation

 Whitelands Building 1 The University of Roehampton has students from 140 different nationalities studying on its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and the Arts & Play Therapies Summer School welcomes applicants from overseas.
On site student accommodation is available for the duration of the course. For accommodation queries only, please e-mail conferences@roehampton.ac.uk .

All applicants not familiar with London will be interested to learn that the Roehampton Campus is situated on the edge of Richmond Park, one of the ‘Royal’ Parks, and the largest in the capital. We are also close to the River Themes and quick transport links to the centre of London making combining attending the Arts & Play Therapies Summer School with a London City Break an attractive option. For further details, please visit: http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/Contact-Us/

For course queries, please contact: rachael.furminger@roehampton.ac.uk or call 0208 392 3795.