Psychomotor interventions for mental health: an introduction

Claudia Emck, Mia Scheffers

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This chapter describes psychomotor therapy (PMT) and its place in mental health. First, physical education and body-oriented psychotherapies are discussed as two main pillars of PMT. Next, the value of movement and bodybased information for treatment and development and treatment practices are presented.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPsychomotor interventions for mental health - Adults
Subtitle of host publicationA movement- and body-oriented approach
EditorsJan de Lange, Olivier Glas, Jooske van Busschbach, Claudia Emck, Thomas Scheewe
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
Number of pages34
ISBN (Print)9789024419326
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • Psychomotor therapy
  • mental health


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