IBP Central Institute
1107 Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice, California 90291
Phone: (310) 395-2117
Fax: (310) 395-1313
IBP offers training, workshops and weekend intensives for mental health professionals, allied professionals, and personal development.
IBP is a non-invasive somatic psychotherapy that treats the whole person, integrating body, mind, emotions, and spirit, enabling you to do deeper more meaningful work in less time with more lasting results. IBP integrates the best approaches from Eastern and Western psychological, physiological and spiritual body-mind theories and practices into a highly efficient and effective somatic implementation model for psychotherapy.
IBP experiential practices enable you to break through your old, somatically maintained dysfunctional behavior patterns by reawakening and establishing fully integrated states of well-being, constancy and sense of self in the body. This facilitates a transformation of consciousness at the core of their being.
Integrative Body Psychotherapy (IBP) is a more efficient and effective way of working with clients that leads to deeper more meaningful work in less time with lasting results. IBP treats the whole person, integrating the body, mind, emotions and spirit. IBP unifies the best approaches to mental health and human evolution including: Psychoanalysis, Object Relations Theory, Gestalt therapy, Reichian therapy, Self Psychology, Bioenergetics, Feldenkrais, Transpersonal Psychology, Eastern philosophies and practices, and more. All these therapeutic approaches are unified in a single non-invasive somatic implementation model that is simple, powerful, efficient, effective and comprehensive.
Integrative Body Psychotherapy Training offers four tracks:
Mental Health Professional
IBP Mental Health Professional Training is for licensed or licensed eligible mental health professionals. This is a three-year program, with each year consisting of seven 19-hour weekends. The third year of this program focuses on application of skills and concepts taught in the first two years of the program. The integration of these concepts and skills is critical to the practice of IBP therapy. Certification is provided for those who complete training hours, demonstrate learning and who are licensed in the mental health field.
IBP Allied Professional Training is a two-year program offered to those who have a masters degree or higher in their chosen field. It offers the skills and integrity of IBP to professionals who wish to become more personally awakened, present with a clarity of mind, and in addition, increasing their professional capacity for working with others. Students in this track may complete the third year by invitation from an IBP teacher and after providing a rationale in writing that substantiates the benefit of the third year of training to their professional development. Certification is provided for those who complete training hours, demonstrate learning and who and are licensed in their profession.
IBP Associate Training is a two-year program offered to those who wish to use IBP skills and awakening for personal growth and wellbeing and to increase their skills for their career, parenting, and/or personal relationships. Students in this track may complete the third year by invitation from an IBP teacher and after providing a rationale in writing that substantiates the benefit of the third year of training to their professional development. A Letter of Completion is provided for those who complete training hours and demonstrate learning.
IBP Teacher Professional Training is a three-year program. IBP certified graduates may apply to the teacher training program to deepen their skills. Students in this track are called teaching assistants (TAs) and become part of the teaching staff and act as advisors. Certification is provided for those who complete training hours, demonstrate learning and who are licensed professionals.
Contact them today to learn more: IBP Integrative Body Psychotherapy