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Women’s group

Psychotherapist Bárbara Godoy has lead therapeutic groups around the world since 1997. The question about the meaning of being woman was the focus of her post-graduate research completed in 2005. Women’s Groups: “Four Seasons” and “Nine Muses” are the synthesis of the last 13 years of practice and ongoing research.

Women's group

Women’s Group is an exploration of our assumptions about the meaning of being women through awareness intensive practices such as: story telling, communication skills, family constellation, dynamic meditation, deep relaxation, bio-energetics, psychodrama, authentic movement, catharsis (emotional release), touch, feedback and sharing.


leafReconnect to your body

leafRemember yourself

leafCreate healthier relationships

leafLearn how to be more honest with yourself

leafProcess difficult emotions in a safe environment 

leafBe kind to yourself and others

leafFor-give pass behaviours and let go of negatives patterns

Bárbara Godoy, leader therapist
M.A., Adv.Dip.Exi.Psy, UKCP, MBACP and SEA
Director of Therapy Harley Street

Existential Psychotherapist accredited by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy, UKCP accredited Supervisor, professional member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy  and former committee member (and current professional member) of the Society for Existential Analysis.

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Four Seasons
weekly group

A journey through women’s cycles inspired by Goddesses from around the world

Tuesdays 7pm to 9pm

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Nine Muses
monthly workshop

Finding nourishment, support, trust, relaxation and the vitality to create ourselves anew.

Saturdays 11.30am to 5.30pm

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Women’s Group Facilitator Certified Course

Applying your own professional and personal insight to women’s self-enquiry. 

One Year Course

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Nine Muses Team

Caroline Liljeström von Zweigbergk, movement artist & therapist.

Caroline Liljeström von Zweigbergk is a movement artist and a therapist. Through a dance form called Eurythmy she will take you on a journey of how a deepened listening to the heart and the life stream that continually runs through our body can refine our awareness of timing and flow through movement. In Eurythmy we use the body as an extended organ of perception. With poetry and music we express what lives in the soul via movement.

Gabriella Ricciardi-Otty, Psychotherapist, Writer, Actress, Striptease Artiste.

OttyGabriella is a graduate of the MA course in Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology at Regents College. She is currently developing her MA dissertation – Where Angels Fear to Tread – into a book, inspired by her experience as a student, performer and observer of the art of striptease. Gabriella uses self-disclosure in every aspect of her work to create an opportunity for participants to acknowledge the centrality of their bodily experience in the context of their lives. Through a mixture of warm-ups and exercises inspired by physical acting training, dance, and striptease, she invites participants to approach the relationship with their body and sexuality in a more creative way. Gabriella’s ultimate aim is to create a space that is safe, respectful and judgement-free for each individual to discover, or rediscover, the transformative, life-affirming power of pleasure and Eros in their lives.

Madeleine Botet de Lacaze, astrologer

Madeleine Botet de Lacaze, artist and astrologer. Her performance work is interdisciplinary – working at the intersection of performance, queer theory and astrological insight to address identity, belonging and presence. Madeleine is also the founder of Astrology for Artists . She studied astrology at CASA 11 in Buenos Aires and also at the Faculty of Astrological Studies in London. Integrating her two passions, art and astrology, enabled her to communicate and reflect upon what makes us creative and what makes us feel alive ; how do we connect with our vital expressive pulse? She believes that everyone is an artist and our lives an artistic act. Through Astrology for Artists Madeleine now creates unique creative experiences, workshops, classes and mentoring. 

Mira Khanya, Movement Medicine Teacher

Mira Mira Khanya is a dancer, therapist and artist. She trained at The School of Movement Medicine and intuitively weaves from the rich tapestry of her experience. Mira creates a safe and sacred space for you to let go into the transformative power of the dance. Through this active and embodied meditation practice she invites participants on a journey of deep internal reflection, personal empowerment, relationship with community and connection to the creative life force within and around us.

Women’s Group Year Course 2019

Three terms of 10 weekly sessions
on Tuesdays 7pm to 9pm

Term Fee:
£600 (advance payment)

Women Dynamic Meditation (Optional)
6pm to 7pm

Term Fee:

Four Seasons: Women’s group 2019

Winter Term

January 15, 22
and 29
February 5, 12 and 26
March 5, 12, 19 and 26

Spring & Summer Term

May 14, 21
and 28
June 4, 11, 18 and 25
July 2, 9 and 16

Autumn Term

10 consecutive Tuesdays from 17 September to 19 November inclusive

Nine Muses: Saturday Intensive Workshops

Saturdays 11.30am to 5.30pm

12th January
9th February
9th March
25th May
8th June
6th July
7th September
5th October
2nd November
30th November

Fee: £180 per workshop

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Women's group participants work

The woman and the river

The river dried off, right under my feet. The last brook of water steamed away between my toes. I had managed to retrieve a full bucket with a straw, careful not to let it touch my lips.

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