28th June 2019 Respect for Other: touching and being touched’ addressed the phenomenon of the interconnectedness of all things as a central principle of Dance Movement Psychotherapy. Keynote speech at ‘Space for Art Therapies” 2019: The 4th International Conference in Expressive Art Therapies : Prague, Czech Republic, See: https://youtu.be/PmZv3qs7szo
1st September 2019 A new-materialist approach to Dance Movement Psychotherapy Cultural, Intercultural and Transnational Dialogues in Dance and Spirituality. Keynote speech at The Centre for Embodiment and Bio-Somatic Dance Movement Therapy, Cheltenham, UK (sponsored by Intellect publishers). See: https://www.movingsoma.co.uk
23rd September 2019 Ecopsychology: working towards health and wellbeing in a world in which all matter matters. Public talk at
International Festival of Mental Health and Wellbeing,at the Royal Society of Arts, London, ( held simultaneously in London, Liverpool, Maastricht and Amsterdam.) See: https://www.internationalmentalhealthfestival.org
8th November 2019: Presentation: TCES 20th Anniversary at the House of Commons, Westminster. Presentation of a co-authored, interdisciplinary research report commissioned and funded by the organisation ‘TCES’ (Transitional Care Education Services) entitled ‘The efficacy of the TCES Group Socio-Educational and Therapeutic Milieu model of working with Children and Young People with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs and/or Autistic Spectrum Conditions.
3- Conference workshops: 29th June 2019: Conference: ‘Space for Art Therapies” 2019: The 4th International Conference in Expressive Art Therapies held in Prague, Czech Republic, Experiential workshop entitled : ‘A truth mandala through embodied practice’. 30th August 2019 : Conference: ‘Cultural, Intercultural and Transnational Dialogues in Dance and Spirituality.’ at The Centre for Embodiment and Bio-Somatic Dance Movement Therapy, Cheltenham, UK (sponsored by Intellect publishers). Experiential workshop entitled: Truth Mandala: an embodied ritual to honour our pain for the world, exploring polarities of fear & courage, grief & love, anger &passion, emptiness & potential.