The Movement in Practice Academy is a specialist provider of education in the psychology of movement and dance
The Movement in Practice Academy was founded by Occupational Therapist, Lindsey Lovatt, and pioneer of Dance Psychology, Dr Peter Lovatt
Lindsey loves people. She's a qualified Occupational Therapist with an MSc in Forensic Mental Health, and postgraduate qualifications in Systemic & Family Therapy, Dramatherapy, Eating Disorders, and Parenting. Specialising in CAMHS, Lindsey has always been a therapist at heart. She has spent the last 30 years working closely with people, seeking to understand. Lindsey has worked for the NHS as a leader in mental health services. With senior management roles, including Allied Health Professionals Lead for a large NHS Trust and being a specialist advisor for the Government's Care Quality Commission (CQC), Lindsey understands how people and organisations tick.
Dr Peter Lovatt
Peter loves to dance. A former professional dancer, he's a qualified psychologist, with a PhD in Psychology, an MSc in Neural Computation and a BSc in Psychology and English. He has spent the last 25 years teaching at universities and carrying out research in Psychology, movement and dance. Peter's academic and teaching career extends from Cambridge University to the Royal Ballet School. He has written two books on movement and dance and has authored academic papers on thinking, learning, problem-solving, memory, Parkinson's disease, dance, rhythm and timing. Peter's work has been reported internationally and he has shared keynote sessions with Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey.