Staff profile

Dr Jill Bunce

Programme Leader MA Dance Movement Therapy, Subject Leader Dance and Movement Studies


Therapeutic Practice


College of Health and Social Care


School of Allied Health and Social Care


Britannia Mill, Derby Campus, Kedleston Road, Derby Campus


Teaching responsibilities

I lead and develop the course for Dance Movement Psychotherapy, this involves me in developing community projects for placement, interaction with placement managers and developing the skills of other professionals. I am responsible for the teaching methods and delivery of the course and the design of the course to professional standards of ADMP (the Association of Dance Movement Psychotherapists).

Professional interests

Research interests

Working with patients with progressive neurological illness, eating disorders and body image.

Membership of professional bodies

I am a member of ADMP ,UKCP and i am a teaching fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


Undergraduate Qualifications 

Postgraduate Qualifications

Research Qualifications

Recent conferences

Experience in industry

I ran three therapeutic holidays for the Parkinson's Society.

Research Posts 

Current Activities / Links with Industry 

International experience

I have lectured widely and attended conferences in Russia, Finland, Spain and Greece and the USA.

Additional interests and activities

My latest news is that the Dance exchange work will develop into mentoring work and collaboration has started with Rosy Kay and her work as anthropologist and choreographer with her company. She is a research fellow at Oxford University.
I am a member of Dance Umbrella for Parkinson's Disease.

I also enjoy:

Recent publications