Bridget Poulter

Type of therapist: Dance / Movement Psychotherapy

Location: Hertfordshire


Anxiety Bereavement Dementia Depression Domestic/Family Violence Eating Disorders Grief and Loss Health-related issues Identity issues Mental Health issues Personal Development Relationships Self-esteem Self-harm Trauma and PTSD Women's issues Work-related issues


  • MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy (Goldsmiths College, University of London) 2014
  • Sherborne Developmental Movement (Sherborne Foundation) 2015
  • Teaching Exercise and Dance to Music (EMD Academy/KFA/YMCA) 2016
  • Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (L6 CPD - University of Hertfordshire) 2015
  • Counselling Skills CPCAB Level 2 (Space to Talk) 2011
  • Teaching Adults C&G 7302 (North Hertfordshire College) 2010
  • Risk Assessment C&G (NHC) 2009
  • Diploma in Marketing (Chartered Institute of Marketing) completed 1993
  • Various training courses and CPD in dance with dementia, older adults, attachment disorders and relational neuroscience, creative dance using Laban Movement.
  • Currently working towards UKCP individual registration.
  • Enhanced DBS held with North Hertfordshire County Council and other organisations.


  • Freelance/sessional creative arts therapist with an integrative approach drawing on dance/movement/body oriented therapies, art, music, play and verbal therapy modalities, underpinned with a basis in psychodynamic psychoanalytic psychotherapeutic principles including object relations and attachment theory.
  • Registered Dance Movement Psychotherapist - ADMP UK since 2014.
  • Approved for Private Practitioner status/register 2019.
  • Bridget provides therapy to a variety of clients referred via organisations supporting children and adults with emotional, behavioural and psychological issues, using individual and group therapy. This includes: primary and pre-school children, secondary education, community mental health, dementia care, and adults living with neurological conditions such as MS, and also menopause.
  • Bridget also teaches Egyptian dance to adults and, with Nile School Shakers, delivers drum and dance workshops to KS1 and KS2 pupils to enrich the Ancient Egyptian topic.

Interesting / fun facts

  • Bridget is a born-again camper and loves her Cabanon Estoril frame tent, Esther.
  • She enjoys trips to France with her husband and solo mini-adventures in the UK.
  • She was brought up by the south coast, and can't quite comprehend how she's managed to live almost as far as you can from the sea!

Locations covered (436)



Albury Aldbury Allen's Green Anstey Ardeley Ashwell Aspenden Aston Ayot Green Ayot St Lawrence Babbs Green Baldock Barkway Barley Barleycroft End Bayford Bedmond Benington Birch Green Bishop's Stortford Blackmore End Bramfield Braughing Breachwood Green Brent Pelham Brickendon Bricket Wood Broadoak End Brookmans Park Buckland Bull's Green Buntingford Burn's Green Burnham Green Bury Green Bygrave Chapmore End Chipping Chiswell Green Clapgate Cockernhoe Codicote Colliers End Colney Heath Cottered Cuffley Dane End Datchworth Eastwick Epping Green Essendon Flamstead Frogmore Furneux Pelham Gilston Goff's Oak Gosmore Graveley Gravesend Great Amwell Great Gaddesden Great Hormead Great Offley Great Wymondley Green Tye Gustard Wood Hadham Cross Hailey Hare Street Harpenden Hatfield Haultwick Hay Green Hemel Hempstead Hertford Hertford Heath Hertingfordbury Hexton High Cross High Wych Hinxworth Hitchin Hoddesdon Holwell How Wood Hudnall Hunsdon Hunsdonbury Ickleford Jockey End Kelshall Kimpton Kinsbourne Green Knebworth Langley Lea Valley Lemsford Letchworth Letty Green Lilley Little Berkhamsted Little Gaddesden Little Hadham Little Hormead Little Wymondley London Colney Mangrove Green Markyate Meesden Much Hadham Newgate Street Newnham North Mymms Northaw Nuthampstead Oaklands Old Knebworth Park Street Patmore Heath Perry Green Pimlico Pirton Potten End Potters Bar Pottersheath Preston Puckeridge Rableyheath Radwell Redbourn Reed Ridge Ringshall Roe Green Royston Rucklers Lane Rushden Sacombe Sandon Sandridge Sawbridgeworth Shenley Shenleybury Sleapshyde Smallford South Mimms South-end Spellbrook St Albans St Ippolyts St Margarets Stanborough Standon Stanstead Abbotts Stapleford Stevenage Stocking Pelham Tewin Tewin Wood The Folly The Heath Therfield Thorley Street Thundridge Tonwell Trowley Bottom Tyttenhanger Wadesmill Walkern Wallington Ware Wareside Water End Waterford Watton at Stone Welham Green Welwyn Welwyn Garden City Westmill Weston Wheathampstead Whitwell Widford Wildhill Woolmer Green Wormley West End Wyddial




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