Dawn Batcup brings over 30 years of clinical experience in the NHS and an in-depth understanding and experience of clinical work in Psychotherapy, DMP, MBT, group work, applied human sciences and nursing care. Dawn has specialist skills with challenging behaviour in numerous settings and is able to engage resistant people. She is highly experienced in developing effective working relationships with those who have expereinced early attachment trauma, abuse, violence and neglect.
Lecturing at Goldsmiths for over 15 years and presenting at various conferences, Dawn has demonstrated an her ability to effectively communicate complex material and clinical cases to a wide variety of people. Dawn's previous experience as a nurse means that she can think in stressful and emotional situations through professional experiences in A & E, high dependency and managing in patient wards. She has been trained in research methods and uses outcome measures, and has also worked with adults, children and adolescents in mainstream, community and psychiatric settings.
Hours: Mondays 1-3pm
Location: Laban Annexe, F12
- Institute of Group Analysis, Diploma 2014-16 London
- Mentalization Based Therapy Practitioner, BPC Registered. 2011-3 Anna Freud Centre, London.
- Clinical Supervision, Guildhall Central School 2002 Barbican, London
- Dance Movement Psychotherapy, ADMP. UKCP 1996-2000 Laban, London
- TDLB City & Guilds. NVQ Care. Assessor & Verifier. D32, 3 &4. 1996-8 Lambeth College.
- Bsc.Hons. 2:1 Upper Division. Sociology/Anthropology 1988-1992 Brunel University. Opportunity won to study in New Mexico for a year as part of this degree.
- RMN. Registered Psychiatric Nurse UKCC 1988-1992 Maudsley, London.
- RGN. Registered General Nurse UKCC 1983-7 S. Wales.
Dawn has more than 20 years of teaching experience in higher education. She is currently a lecturer on the Masters in Dance Movement Psychotherapy (MA DMP). She has also devised and delivered Adult Skills, as well as worked as a seminar leader, a clinical supervisor and a T group facilitator. She has tutored in both pastoral and academic contexts.
Areas of supervision
Dawn offers psychodynamic supervision for adults, adolescents & children in a variety of settings. She supervises training and qualified practitioners on an individual, group and Team basis and is UKCP and BPC registered.
Dawn is a current student at the Institute of Group Analysis. She is up to date with all mandatory NHS trainings, such as safeguarding, information governance and risk. She is interested in long term psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
- In press (2016) 'Embodied Furies: Perversion, Ambivalence and the Use of the Body in Dance Movement Psychotherapy' Chapter with Parker, D. & Orlowlska, E. in K. Rothwell ed. Forensic Arts Therapies: Anthology of Practice and Research. London: Free association press.
- (2012) 'A discussion of the DMP literature relative to prisons and medium secure units', Body, Movement & Dance in Psychotherapy: An International Journal for Theory, Research & Practice. 5-16