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The Body Holds The Key – Healing Trauma: First Year First Weekend Guided Self Healing Training

Come experience and learn a framework that will help you and others heal physical, emotional, relational and spiritual difficulties Continue reading

2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back: The Journey to Vitality

Oct 22 – 25, 2015, Essex, MA The conference includes: keynote talks and workshops on the theme, Bioenergetic exercise classes, process groups tailored to experience level with Bioenergetics.
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Somatic Psychology Conference

This conference, presented by the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy, offers an abundance of insight on the latest tools… Continue reading

Dance/Movement & Active Imagination: Personal, Cultural & Archetypal Dimensions

This panel presentation is based on the cross-cultural psychology of C. G. Jung, the analytic method of active imagination, and Authentic Movement as one of the branches of dance/movement therapy. Reflecting years of seminar study and discussion, we embrace shared teaching, presenting, and moving together. Continue reading

Coming Home to the Body: The Legacy of Marion Woodman

November 6, 2015 – November 8, 2015 @ Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, California – C.G. Jung believed that psyche and body are one. Marion Woodman, with Mary Hamilton and Ann Skinner, developed BodySoul Rhythms® from their common belief in our body’s wisdom and their many years exploring the relationship between psyche and soma. Continue reading

Message from the President

What would it be like if EVERYONE took responsibility fulfilling their pleasures, wants and desires, on a continual basis? What… Continue reading

Love Is the Resonance with the Flow of Life™ Mindfulness in the Art of Relating

A two-day Core Evolution workshop for singles and couples at Sunrise Center, Core Madera, Marin, California Whether you choose to… Continue reading

September Conversation: Aline LaPierre

This month’s guest is Aline LaPierre. She talks about Integrating the intelligence of the body. Aline LaPierre, PSYD, MFT, is… Continue reading

Touch: The Neurobiology of Health, Healing, and Human Connection

Touch is the basis of our sensory world. Touch is our first way of relating with ourselves, others, and our… Continue reading

CORE EVOLUTION® Mindfulness in the Art of Relating

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. Continue reading

Seeking Maryland clinically licensed mental health professionals!

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. Continue reading

Authentic Movement: Dance Therapy & the Moving Imagination

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 are preparing for Alternate Route certification. Continue reading

The Body-Dream Process™

Neurobiology shows us, that we access more of our neuronal network and brain capacity when we dream – narrowing our experience to the paradigm that we call our Self and our beliefs when we are awake. As we go back to engage with our dreams we can expand this identification and unlock our tremendous creative potential. Continue reading

The Therapeutic Imagination: Using Literature to Deepen Psychodynamic Understanding and Enhance Empathy

The Therapeutic Imagination, as a result of its focusing on multifaceted internal and intangible aspects of the psychotherapeutic process, might best serve as supplemental reading for individuals first learning how to conduct effective therapy. There is a definite slant towards student readers here, although the book by no means limits itself to that audience narratively or in attention to detail. Continue reading

Seattle School of Body-Psychotherapy

Here is a little taste of what I teach at Seattle School of Body-Psychotherapy. A great benefit of living in this time is that we have access to practices from so many different orientations. Continue reading

Conversation with Marti Glenn

The “Somatic Perspectives” series is edited by Serge Prengel, LMHC. Every other month, there is a new conversation. Each conversation lasts approximately a half hour. Marti Glenn, PhD, Co-Director, the STAR Foundation, offering intensive retreats for healing early trauma. Continue reading

Just One Thing: Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time

Just One Thing is a step by step guide aimed towards improving psychological well being in all aspects of personal, social, and emotional life. The book incorporates a mildly Buddhist-influenced perspective as it guides readers through a series of techniques aimed at improving the quality of human experience. Continue reading

Clinical Research Survey – the use of body-based somatic awareness

Thank you for considering this request to participate in a clinical research survey that explores the use of body-based somatic awareness, and somatic intervention techniques by licensed clinicians (clinical social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors) in the treatment of patients/clients who suffer from trauma-related conditions. Continue reading

About the 50th anniversary edition of The Phenomenology of Dance by Maxine Sheets-Johnstone

The book’s finely detailed descriptive analysis of movement is complementary to the graphic analysis of movement that constitutes Labananalysis. In addition to its finely detailed descriptive analysis of movement, the book concerns itself with dynamics, rhythm, and expression, each in separate chapters, and elaborates in experiential ways Susanne Langer’s philosophy of art as a matter of “form symbolizing feeling.” Continue reading

SPT’s Special Summer Book Review Issue, volume 5, number 3, 2015

The USABP interns do a miraculous job supporting the International Body Psychotherapy Journal and lending a hand to Somatic Psychotherapy Today. They turned in so many stellar reviews for 2015 releases that SPT created a Special Summer Book Review issue to highlight their extensive work and share these books with our readers. Continue reading

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