Drama & Movement


Only in our creative acts do we step forth into the light and see ourselves as whole and complete. 

Carl G. Jung

Sometimes it may be difficult to find words to express our inner world or words somehow don’t feel enough to process or make sense of our experience. Drama and movement therapy uses story, enactment, movement, role-play, objects, art materials to give expression to whatever you’d like to explore in the session, the metaphors, symbols and images of your inner landscape.

Sesame Approach to
Drama and Movement Therapy

I am trained in the Sesame Approach to drama and movement therapy. Sesame approach is one of the oldest and most established creative art therapy trainings in the UK and in the world, taught by the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. It is an integrative approach underpinned by Jungian psychology, which also includes developmental theories, attachment theory, Laban movement and play theory. Sesame takes its name from the story “Ali Baba and Forty Thieves” where the gates of cave that holds the treasures opens by the words: “Open Sesame!” Like that, through the Sesame approach, we travel to the treasures of our psyches, discover ourselves and our resources. This process allows us to integrate different parts of ourselves which will help us to live as a more wholesome human being.

How can I benefit from Drama and Movement Therapy?

Drama and Movement Therapy can help you to:

  • Express feelings and experiences that are difficult to put into words or where you may feel blocked or disconnected
  • Grow a connection or heal your connection with your body
  • Access your movement vocabulary, feel comfortable being in your body and your own authentic movement
  • Find your voice
  • Define your boundaries
  • Connect with your creative expression
  • Try out situations/scenarios before you encounter them in ‘real life’
  • Process painful/traumatic experiences that may feel overwhelming otherwise
  • Reconnect with your inner child and feel more playful and alive

What Happens during a Drama and Movement Therapy Session?

After an initial time to check-in, we’ll explore what you brought to the session (or what emerges spontaneously) through a creative form. Depending on what you need, we may be working with a story, movement, role play, 3D play, or exploring the issue through postcards or objects. I’ll be supporting, guiding and following you in this process.

Afterwards we’ll have time to debrief and share about the experience. It is important to know that we go in your own pace and you choose to do as little or much as you want during the session.


What is the first step?

We'll have an initial contact via email or a brief phone call, and then meet for a first session. During this session we’ll talk about what brings you to therapy and decide whether we want to work together in supporting you.

I am available to work with you during weekdays, I also have limited evening availability. I don't work at the weekends.

How long does it take?

The length of therapy varies from person to person. I offer both long term/open-ended and short term therapy depending on the needs of the individual. We can discuss this together to find out what works best for you.

How often are the sessions?

Sessions take place weekly, same day and time every week. If needed, we can meet more than once during the week.

How much does it cost?

Session fee is £65 per 50-minute session. I offer a limited number of low-cost places.

Where does it happen?
My practice room is 5 minutes walk from Manor House tube station, North London.

Visit Contact page for the location details.

Reflections from souls I have journeyed with

  • "Beautifully held and accessible for light touch or a deep dive.."

  • "Müge brings a playfulness and beauty to her work, also has a real soulful depth to it. She is able to hold this lightness and depth in a way that feels safe and supportive."

  • "Müge's workshop was facilitated with such grace and skill, that it allowed me to drop into myself. It was a deeply moving experience for me, one that will stay with me for a long time to come."

  • "From one of the workshops i attended, I remember the 'unbearable lightness of' being a feather....still to this day...it's probably been 10 years...and I remember it often when I feel particularly stressed."

  • “Müge has a wonderfully welcoming and positive presence; her smile puts you at ease and helps you open up to her and others, and to yourself..”

  • “Müge was inspirational. She somehow connected to my inner world, saw my worries and felt my wounds. She helped me to find a way to heal myself and get grounded...”

  • "It was a rich and soulful exploration - I loved the way Müge held the space and created the container for this.."

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