Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy New Researcher Award
About the prize
Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy awards a New Researcher Prize each year. The winning entry will receive one year’s free online subscription post qualification to the journal, £150 worth of Routledge book vouchers and a 30% reduction on Routledge books following publication of the prize winning article.
The Editorial Board of Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy (BMDP) encourages new researchers in the fields of dance movement psychotherapy, body psychotherapy, somatic psychology and related fields to submit a paper.
Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy is the only international peer-reviewed journal focusing on the role of the body in its relationship with the mind in psychotherapy. It combines two close but distinctly different fields in inter and intra - disciplinary dialogue, namely dance movement psychotherapy and body psychotherapy.
It publishes high quality research, theory and evidence-based clinical practice that follow the development of a wide range of methodologies, as well as new theoretical insights into the field of dance movement psychotherapy and body psychotherapy.
2019 Award Winner
The latest winner of the award is Janka Kormos for her article "Troubled waters: female genital anxieties and watery embodiment‘ You can access this article here. Access Here:
Janka is a dance-movement psychotherapist, researcher and social worker trained in the UK and Hungary. Her research work focuses on transdisciplinary approaches, collaborative research, sexuality and gender, embodiment theory and practices.