Year 2013

Speakers 2013

Prof. Guy Faulkner, PhD.

  • Professor Guy Faulkner works in the Faculty of Physical Education and Health at the University in Toronto.

  • He is active member of the Federation of Sport Psychologists.

  • Since 1995 presents a study dealing with the effects of physical exercise on the mental state of psychiatric patients.

Prof. Michel Probst, Ph.D.

  • Professor, graduated from Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy, Ph.D. in „Psychomotor Therapy“and “Relaxation Therapy” at the K.U. Leuven (Belgium).
  • Works at the University in Psychiatric Centre K.U. Leuven, campus Kortenberg, specialized in eating disorders.
  • President of Psychomotor Therapists of the International Council of Physiotherapy in Psychiatry.
  • Member of the Science and Research Committee of the European Forum of Psychomotricity


Natalia YurevnaOganesyan, PhD.

  • AssociateProfessor, HeadofthecourseDMT,psychologistpedagogicalfaculty RSPU. A.I.Herzen Russia, St. Petersburg.

Prof. Adrian Taylor


  • Chair in Exercise and Health Psychology,
    Sport & Health Sciences, College of Life and Environmental Science, University of Exeter.
  • His main research focus is on the effects of exercise on psychological well being, and understanding how best to promote physical activity to enhance such outcomes.

Doc. PhDr. Běla Hátlová, Ph.D.


  • Graduated from the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University and Psychology, the Philosophical Faculty of Charles University in Prague.

  • Ph.D. in Kinanthropology, Sport psychology.

  • Professor at the University J. E. PurkyneinUstinad Labem, Faculty of Education, Department of Psychology.

  • She is specialized in sport psychology and clinical health psychology. She established and developed with her students the use of psychomotor therapy in psychiatric care in Czech Republic.


Doc. PaedDr. Marie Blahutková, Ph.D.


  • Vice-dean of the Faculty of Sports Studies (2006-2009)

  • Scientific assistant, Head of Department of Social Science in Sport

Pedagogical Activities:   sports psychology, theory and methodology of gymnastics, psychomotricity, Euroteam, theory and methodology of rhythmic gymnastics and folk dance, mental hygiene, psychology of coaching

Viola- Sybille Lenz

  • Dance therapist in the Mental Hospital (member of the GermanDeu of dance therapists – BTD).

  • Studied pedagogy with a focus on clinical medicine.

  • Twelve years working at the Clinic of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics in Altenburg.

  • Works by Rudolf Laban Musculoskeletal and locomotor development of children (by Judith Kestenberg).

Stephan Roebers

  • Teacher of Special education, graduatedin the field ofExpressive Therapy (BTD) in the clinical context.

  • Training in the Halprin Life / Art Process, focused on systemic Psychotraumatology by Ruppert.

prof. PhDr. Hana Válková, CSc.

  • Profesor at the Faculty of Physical Culture, Palacký University in Olomouc (CZ)
  • The area of interest: The quality of life of persons with mental disability. Integration through physical activities, sports, education

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Doc. PhDr. Novotná Viléma

  • Head of the Department of Gymnastics at the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University in Prague.
  • She deals with the structure of the field exercise, especially exercise area with music aimed at stimulating creativity, expression and cultivating musculoskeletal condition.


Prof. Attilio Carraro

  • Department of Educational Sciences, University of Padua.
  • Associate professor of educational methods and physical activities at the Faculty of Education, University of Padua, where he teaches methodology and didactics of physical education in science degree in primary education and distance learning course in science for training of childhood and preadolescence.
  • Member of the Board of SSIS (Specialization Inter-School Teachers) of Veneto.


Milena AdámkováSégard, Ph.D.

  • Ph.D. Kinanthropology (Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic), RehabilitationSciences and Physiotherapy (KatholiekeUniversiteitLeuven, Belgium).
  • Associatedprofessoratthe University J. E. PurkyneinUsti nad Labem, FacultyofEducation, and Department of Psychology.
  • Sheisspecialized in Sports Psychology and Health Psychology. Shecontinuestheworkof prof. B. Hatlova.


Mgr. TerezaLouková, Ph.D.

  • Graduated from Specialization Psychology – Physical Education at the Faculty of P.E. and Sport,Charles University in Prague.
  • Since September 2008 she works at the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Education in Usti nad Labem and studies Ph.D. Social Psychology at the Faculty of Social Science Masaryk University in Brno.
  • She focuses on psychology of sport, health psychology and psychomotricity.


Davy Vancampfort, Ph.D.

  • He works in the University Psychiatric Center, K.U.L, campus Kortenberg.

  • He is specialized in Physiotherapy in Psychiatry and Mental Health consensus on physical activity within multidisciplinary rehabilitation programmes for schizophrenia patiens.

PhDr. Hana Kynštová, Ph.D.

  • Graduated from Social Science at the University J. E. Purkyně in Usti nad Labem and Social Science at the University of Hradec Kralove.
  • Completes the study of Ph.D. focusing on psychomotor therapy in diagnosis schizophrenia with a focus on rehabilitation under the direction of B. Hatlova.
  • She works at the department of physiotherapy and occupational therapy, Faculty of Health Studies UJEP in Usti nad Labem


Darya Mikhaylova, can Ph.D.

  • Psychologist, dance therapist in Mental Hospital

Skvortsova- Stepanova (Saint Petersburg).

  • She continues the work of prof. N.U. Oganesjan.
Year 2013

Programme 2013

The 4thInternational Workshop of Psychomotricity:

Psychomotor Therapy in Schizophrenia Treatment


Tuesday 9th April

12.30 – 13.45 Registration – at the main entrance

14.00 – 14.15 Opening speech – classroom K 152

  • Doc. Pavel Doulík, Ph.D. (Dean of the Faculty of Education, UJEP)

  • PhDr. Iva Wedlichová PhD. (Head of the department of psychology)

14.15 – 18.00 Opening Lectures – History and today PMT in schizophrenia treatment.

14.15 – 15.15 Běla Hátlová, PhD. (UJEP PF, CZ) & PhDr. Hana Kynštová, PhD. (UJEP FSZ)

  • Why psychomotortherapy for patients with schizophrenia?

Prof. Guy Faulkner, PhD. (Toronto, Canada)

  • Exercise as therapeutic adjunct for individuals with schizophrenia.

15.15 – 15.30 break

15.30 – 16.30

Prof. Michel Probst, Ph.D.(KU Leuven, Belgium)

  • The development of psychomotor therapy for patients with schizophrenia in Belgium. Natalia Oganesjan, PhD. (St.-Peterburg, Russia)

  • The history and present use of motor therapy methods in Russia with patients diagnosed with schizophrenia. video materials

16.30 – 16.45 přestávka

16.45 – 17.45

Prof. Marit Sørensen (Oslo, Norway)

  • History of physical activity  in Norwegian psychiatry.

Prof. Hana Válková, PhD. (PalackehoUniversity Olomouc, CZ)

  • Adapted Physical Activity &PMT.

Wednesday 10th April

9.00– 13.00 Lectures: Movement component of personality – classroom HO KA

9.00 – 10.30

Prof.Guy Faulkner, PhD. (Toronto, Canada)

  • The Case for physical activity: A win consideration.

Prof. Adrian Taylor, PhD. (Exeter, UK)

  • Smoking prevalence among people with schizophrenia. Viléma Novotná(FTVS UK Praha, CZ)

  • Gymnastics literacy as the basis for physical therapy.

10.30 – 10.45 break

10.45 – 11.45 Lectures: Psychomotor therapy for patients with schizophrenia

Lenz Viola Sibylle (Altenburg, Germany) & Stephan Roebers (Dessau, Germany)

  • Dance- and expressive therapy: Foundations and their application in the treatment of schizophrenic patients in the clinical context.

Davy Vancampfort, PhD.(UPC-KU Leuven, Campus Kortenberg, Belgium)

  • How do we prescribe a safe exercise protocol for patients with schizophrenia?

11.45 – 12.00 break

12.00 – 13.00 Lectures: Methodological possibilities of psychomotor therapy research

Prof. Adrian Taylor, PhD. (Exeter, UK)

  • The role of exercise as a therapy for reducing and quitting smoking (from experimental work in the laboratory to the development of interventions).

Geir Haakstad (Oslo, Norsko)

  • Physical aktivity at an interdisciplinary unit for double Diagnoses. Evaluation of TEDD.

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch break

14.00 – 17.00 Workshops – gym rooms

Gym A

14.00 – 15.20 Lenz Viola Sibylle (Altenburg) & Stephan Roebers (Dessau, D)

        • Dance- and expressive therapy: Foundations and their application in the treatment of schizophrenic patients in the clinical context.

15.30 -16.50 Marie Blahutkova, PhD. (MU Brno, FSPS)

        • Psychomotor psycho-regulation techniques.

Gym B

14.00 –15.20 Darya Mikhaylova, PhD. (Psychiatric clinic S-Peterburgh, Russia)

        • Dance therapy methods in Russia with patients diagnosed with schizophrenia.

15.30–16.50 Ksenie Krause (Psychiatric clinic Samara, Russia)

        • Motor therapy methods in Samara, Russia, with patients diagnosed with schizophrenia.

19.30 Social evening

Thursday 11th April

8.15 – 9.00 Poster sectionthe area of gym rooms

9.00 – 11.30 Workshops – gym rooms

Gym A

9:00 – 10.00  Davy Vancampfort, PhD (UPC-KU Leuven, Belgium)

        • Psychomotor- therapeutic programs for schizophrenia patients in the University Psychiatric Center, KU Leuven, campus Kortenberg.

10.15 – 11.45 Natalia Oganesjan, PhD. (St.-Peterburg, Russia)

        • Dance therapy of schizophrenic patients with persistent deficit disorders.

Gym B

9:00 – 10.00 PhDr. Hana Kynštová, PhD. & Tereza Louková, PhD. (UJEP, CZ)

        • Social activation program clients with psychosis in the day center.

12.00 – 13.00  Final Meeting of the Workshop

Prof. Michel Probst, Ph.D. (UPC-KU Leuven, Campus Kortenberg, Belgium)

PMT vision for the future.

Prof. Attilio N. Carraro(Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy)

PMT vision for the future. Běla Hátlová,PhD.(UJEP Usti nad Labem, CZ)PMT vision for the future.

Mgr. Tereza Louková, PhD. (UJEP PF, Usti nad Labem, CZ) PMT invitation for the future

Program is in preparation and can be changed.