Sabine Koch

sabine.koch@urz.uni-heidelberg.de

PD Dr. Sabine Koch, M.A., BC-DMT, psychologist (trained in Germany and Spain) and dance/ movement therapist (trained in USA), works at the department of Personality, Gender and Health Psychology at the University of Heidelberg as a researcher and lecturer. She has experience with trauma and dissociative identity disorder patients, autistic populations, schizophrenic, depressed, and geriatric patients. Specialized in Kestenberg Movement Profiling (KMP), its use in research and education, she teaches internationally. Doctorate on nonverbal micro­analyses of “Communication of Gender and Leadership in Team Meetings” and habilitation on “Embodiment: The Influence of Movement on Affect, Attitudes and Cognition” She coordinates a national research project on “Body Language of Movement and Dance” and co-leads an EU-research project on the influence of movement therapy on embo-died intersubjectivity in autistic and schizophrenic populations at the University of Heidelberg.