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Bios 2021-03-25T12:05:16+00:00

Katarina Gadjanski BSc (Hons) LCCH Dip. Psych UKCP

Katarina is a fully accredited member of of UKCP, she is the founder of Four Elements DMTM and co-director of the Institute of Embodied Psychotherapy.  

Katarina has a therapeutic background in transpersonal psychotherapy, integrative psychosynthesis, embodied psychotherapy,  dance & movement and mindfulness. She had undertaken extensive research and training in the area of somatic therapies and neuroscience in relation to trauma work. In addition to her private practice Katarina teaches at the Institute of Embodied Psychotherapy and facilitates psychotherapeutic and personal development groups, CPD trainings, dance & movement and meditation workshops and retreats in the UK and internationally.

Katarina had been practicing various forms of meditation for over 25 years, so she is particularly interested in bringing the therapeutic elements of meditation into psychotherapeutic work. She also has background in music and dance and often uses creativity, music, movement, art and guided visualisations in her work with clients. She discovered that this kind of approach offers clients a greater platform to explore themselves in a new connected way (body, mind, emotion & soul/spirit) and to evolve from processing just verbally and conceptually, to a more holistic self-awareness.

Katarina has special  interest in working with people who are interested in spirituality and are looking for spiritual guidance, and with creative people who want to explore or reconnect with their creativity or find new ways of self-expression.

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Tasha Colbert BA (Hons) PG Dip RDMP UKCP

Tasha is the co-director of the Institute of Embodied Psychotherapy and  a UKCP registered body-orientated psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer, who has been working therapeutically with adults and children for the past 18 years. She specialises in working with anxiety and trauma and utilises somatic approaches in her practice.

With a background in dance movement psychotherapy and the creative arts, Tasha lectured and supervised for several years on the Dance Movement Psychotherapy MA training at Derby University, and continues to teach internationally. She is currently co-ordinating a post graduate DMP programme in Romania.

As well as her expertise in the field of psychotherapy, she is an experienced supervisor and coach, supervising and coaching professionals in private practice and the public sector since 2006,

Tasha also enjoys training groups, and regularly provides continued professional development trainings for psychotherapists on trauma and working with the body. She enjoys collaborating with other creative professionals and has co-edited a book on the subject called: ’Working across Modalities in the Arts Therapies: Creative Collaborations’, Routledge 2017.   More info:   https://www.tashacolbert.com/london/

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