Yeva Feldman is a dance movement psychotherapist and a gestalt therapist with over 20 years of clinical experience working with groups and individuals in mental health settings. She specialises in eating disorders and has developed an embodied relational approach combining words and movement with an emphasis on relational contact. She co-directs the MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy programme at the University of Roehampton and presents and teaches internationally.
Over the course of 15 years, she developed her embodied relational approach to working with eating disorders, and presented research based on this methodology to the UKCP research conference. She is author of the chapter “Gestalt and Dance Movement Psychotherapy in Adults with Eating Disorders” in Essentials of Dance Movement Psychotherapy (edited by H. Payne, 2017).
Yeva also has a strong interest in working with trauma using her approach and is author of “Building resilience: Developing somatic and relational resources in a Gestalt Movement Therapy group for women with borderline personality disorder and histories of profound trauma” in Trauma in the Creative and Embodied Therapies: When Words Are Not Enough (edited by Chesner & Lykou, 2020).