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.
- Touch is the basis of our sensory world. Touch is our first way of relating with ourselves, others, and our environment. Providing physical and emotional communication at a level far deeper then words, touch is a vital aspect of experiencing meaning, purpose, and joy throughout our lives.
Touch has an important role in our capacity for self-regulation, impacting how effectively children learn to socialize, pay attention, ...more
- Core Evolution is an integrative experiential body-oriented and mindfulness-centered approach to embodiment, relationship and personal expression and strengthens emotional, somatic and psychological awareness and personal fulfillment. more
- Moving the Self Psychotherapy Center, a thriving insurance-based practice, is seeking Maryland clinically licensed mental health professionals to work as associates (independent contractors) in the centrally located Bowie (Maryland) office. more
- I’d like to share an upcoming workshop I will be teaching this August, sponsored by CMER (Center for Movement Education & Research). This two-day immersion will explore the healing power of movement as active imagination. This course is open to clinicians, and teachers and practitioners of body-orientated healing work. It is also designed as a Dance/Movement Therapy Approaches course for students who ...more