Professor Helen Payne

Professor Helen Payne, PhD; UKCP; Fellow ADMP Reg. pioneered an embodied psychotherapy (dance movement psychotherapy) in the UK leading the professional association, first post graduate accredited training, research and publications. She is trained in Laban Movement Analysis, Person-Centered Counselling, Group Analysis and Authentic Movement, works with children, adolescents and adults, conducts research, supervises PhDs, teaches and examines at doctorate level nationally/internationally. She is the founding editor-in-chief for the international peer reviewed journal ‘Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy’ published by Taylor and Francis.

She is clinical manager for the University of Hertfordshire’s spin-out