Psychomotor therapist (m/f)

Psychomotor therapy is a paramedical profession with an holistic approach to a person’s physical and psychological functions. It takes into account motor, cognitive, emotional and relational aspects. It is an holistic approach intended for every individual, from infants to the elderly. The aim of psychomotor therapy is to help the person to regain control of their body and to enable them to adapt better to the world around them. A psychomotor therapist is a healthcare professional, a medical auxiliary, who works on medical prescription. Using a psychomotor assessment they evaluate the subjects’ various psychomotor functions. After having defined the subject's abilities and difficulties, and how they express themselves, the psychomotor therapist will draw up a therapeutic plan.


Places of work

  • primary education (ESEB);
  • secondary education (Service socio-éducatif, SePAS, ESEB);
  • Centre psychosocial et d'accompagnement scolaires (CePAS);
  • education and care establishments for children (maisons relais, parental assistants, day centres or school hostels, crèches, mini-crèches);
  • youth centres, socio-familiar and school boarding schools;
  • competence centres for specialised psychopedagogy.


  • assessment of abilities and analysis of specific needs;
  • adapting aids and the school and work environment;
  • training in the use of special equipment;
  • providing assistance and guidance to teachers;
  • preparing training courses (internal and external);
  • awareness-raising and guidance for the family and educational environment.


  • bachelor's degree (Belgium);
  • training in psychomotor therapy leading to the Diplôme d'État (France);
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychomotor Therapy (Switzerland).

Access to the profession

The profession of psychomotor therapist is regulated. This means that a legal text defines the conditions for practising this profession and that authorisation from the Ministry of Health is required.

More information about higher education in Luxembourg and abroad on, a web portal of the Ministry for Research and Higher Education (MESR).


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  • procedures for entering a regulated profession;
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For all questions relating to the recognition of higher education qualifications, please refer to the website of the Ministry of Research and Higher Education.


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