• Client’s history.
  • To be done before first session for ±30 minutes.
    • Presence of a caregiver during first anamnesis is required.
    • For accurate treatment plans and follow up’s, therapist may continue to request the presence of caregivers.


  • Children stands or sits.
  • Children introduces state of mind with movement.
  • Warm-up: body parts upper/lower, use of imagery such as, ‘lean your head to the side as if someone will kiss your cheeks’.
  • Stretching: arms, torso, legs and hip joints.
  • Breathing techniques: towards a sense of well-being.
  • Grounding: physical consciousness of lower body part such as bending legs, touch knees, bend forward with arms and circling around with knees bended, bending and stretching legs, stamping feet on floor, etc. This provides client physical self-awareness and a sense of being ‘here’ and ‘now’.
  • Use of music: supports client to connect rhythmically to sound and own physical expression.

Session development**

  • Movement improvisation with music: with the daily theme or/and actual child concern.Therapist leads children with vocal support. The use of music supports client to connect rhythmically to sound. Child creates short movement improvisation providing their emotional expression and relief.
  • Mirroring interventions i.e. clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
  • Spatial awareness:
    • moving freely in space. Here music is introduced by therapist to bring in different sound and rhythm qualities to which client may react.
    • Moving in space: use of gaze conscientiously. Provides the acquaintance of one self and what is under client visual scope. Aims self-confidence, social integration and trust.
  • Creativity and imagery: children are engaged to work with materials such as big pieces of cloth with which they create own stories and fantasy figures such as the knight, the princess, dragon ball, animals.
  • Body Scanning: visualization of the body guided verbally by the therapist. If client allows self-touch or hands-on can be introduced.
  • Self-awareness: therapist works with visualization and storytelling for children (similar method to Progressive Muscle Relaxation by Jacobson).


  • Back to breathing. Decreasing high emotional and physical states. Stretching, body parts, lower and upper, arms, torso and legs with a slower rhythm.
  • Feedback: each participant tells how they feel during session.

* Please note that before individual and/or group sessions, anamnesis is required for an accurate treatment plan.

**Please note that sessions vary concerning the specificity of each case.