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Since 1996, The United States Association of Body Psychotherapy (USABP) has been the national umbrella organization paving the way for the advancement of principles and standards in somatic psychology, somatic psychotherapy. and body-mind integrative practices. USABP provides an important tool for cross-pollination — a focal point from which the vital contributions of somatic psychology and body-mind integrative therapies can take their place on the world stage. Join us!

Our membership is a professionally varied group of educators, clinics, centers and individuals.

  • Our educator training centers are established around the world and have decades of positive impact on the mental health field and society.
  • Our clinics, centers, and community health members offer a variety of somatic approaches to meet the need of diverse populations.
  • Our individual members include: psychologists, psychotherapists, physicians, registered nurses, educators, alternative health care providers, social workers, academicians, researchers, policymakers, consultants, coaches, lightworkers, yogis, massage therapists, energy workers, art and expressive therapy practitioners, interested citizens and students.

individual membership

Please click below to link to descriptions of each member type to determine which is the proper one for you. Contact Us for help with questions you might have.

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Membership gives your organization presence in a global somatic community committed to advancing somatic psychology, body-mind psychotherapy, and embodied practices in clinical settings. Use our programs to train your leadership and staff.

Contact Us for help with questions you might have. Check out some of our benefits too.

educator Membership

Our member academic institutions, training institutes and organizations, and coaching programs provide ongoing education in somatic psychology and body-mind integration. They offer a range of academic degrees, practitioner certifications, and attendance certificates for professionals seeking to explore the field of body-mind integrative work and deepen their expertise as somatic psychotherapists and practitioners.



  • USABP Pioneer Award

  • Alice K. Ladas Research Award

  • USABP Lifetime Achievement Award

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