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Dance Movement Psychotherapist

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Dance movement psychotherapists help people to deal with a range of issues by using movement and dance. This might be physical or emotional problems. They work with a broad range of people of all ages, in individual or group sessions.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates vary considerably depending on:

As a dance movement psychotherapist with the NHS you would be on the Band 6, £30,401 to £38,046 a year.

With experience this can rise to Band 7, £37,570 to £44,688 a year. The current pay scales are from April 2019.

Outside the NHS your income would vary according to whether you were freelance or employed. This can range from £25 to £60 an hour.

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Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
1391
1.1 %
RISE
2024
1406
  United Kingdom
2019
21873
1.8 %
RISE
2024
22257

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What Does it Take?

You should have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK (ADMP UK)
E-mail: admin@admp.org.uk
Website: http://www.admt.org.uk
Twitter: @ADMP_UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ADMPUK/

Disclosure Scotland
Tel: 03000 2000 40
E-mail: info@disclosurescotland.gov.uk
Website: https://www.mygov.scot/organisations/disclosure-scotland/
Twitter: @DisclosureScot

Skills for Health
Tel: 0207 388 8800
E-mail: contactus@skillsforhealth.org.uk
Website: http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/
Twitter: @Skillsforhealth
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skillsforhealth1

Skills for Health is the Sector Skills Council for the health sector.

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