Welcome! We appreciate your interest in our professional organization. We are a therapist-centered membership association committed to organizing, representing, and shaping the future of psychotherapy. Supported by a rich history in somatic psychology and the healing potential of body/mind integration, body psychotherapists help people to deal with their concerns not only through talking but also by helping them to become deeply aware of their bodily sensations, emotions, images, movements, and behaviours. Clients become more conscious of how they breathe, move, and speak, and where they experience feelings in their bodies. Through this awareness they create the change they seek in their lives.
- We’ve heard and seen thousands of messages about what a “good” body is supposed to look like; now, experience ways to re-claim your body from inside out to promote health, happiness and make peace with the body. Drawing from her experience as a Yoga Instructor, personal trainer and Psychodramatist, Linda will lead the group in an experiential workshop that includes poetry, action methods, Yoga and ...more
- Many children experience individual challenges that include the empty feeling that they are “just not good enough” as themselves, and this often manifests as disturbances in relationships and behavior. We help children find their CORE or “Center of Right Energy” that leads to wonderful changes in their lives. This Playshop will include expressive art-making and Core Energetics movement, opening young people to ...more
- Member: Linda A. Ciotola, M.Ed., TEP, CET III - This training, intended for professionals and students in the mental health and human services field, provides a foundation in the theory and techniques of psychodrama, sociometry, and related group methods. more