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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 16 new and published books in the subject of Body Psychotherapy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Somatic Experience in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

    In the expressive language of the living

    By William F Cornell

    Series: Relational Perspectives Book Series

    The body, of both the patient and the analyst, is increasingly a focus of attention in contemporary psychoanalytic theory and practice, especially from a relational perspective. There is a renewed regard for the understanding of embodied experience and sexuality as essential to human vitality....

    Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Yoga Therapy

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Ellen G. Horovitz, Staffan Elgelid

    Yoga Therapy: Theory and Practice is a vital guidebook for any clinician or scholar looking to integrate yoga into the medical and mental health fields. Chapters are written by expert yoga therapy practitioners and offer theoretical, historical, and practice-based instruction on cutting-edge topics...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Lifestreams

    An Introduction to Biosynthesis

    By David Boadella

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Biosynthesis means "integration of life". It is a holistic form of body psychotherapy, which was founded over forty-five years ago. The concept of life-streams is one of its major foundations, which has since been supported by research in neurobiology. How can we integrate the three most...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Psychic Threats and Somatic Shelters

    Attuning to the body in contemporary psychoanalytic dialogue

    By Nitza Yarom

    There is increasing recognition within psychoanalysis and related therapies that awareness of the body is important in understanding and treating patients. Psychic Threats and Somatic Shelters explores the ways in which adults and children become acquainted with the range of physical issues that...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Bodies In Treatment

    The Unspoken Dimension

    Edited by Frances Sommer Anderson

    Series: Relational Perspectives Book Series

    Bodies in Treatment is a challenging volume that brings into conceptual focus an "unspoken dimension" of clinical work - the body and nonverbal communication - that has long occupied the shadowy realm of tacit knowledge. By bringing visceral, sensory, and imagistic modes of emotional processing to...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Minding the Body

    The body in psychoanalysis and beyond

    By Alessandra Lemma

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    Minding the Body: The Body in Psychoanalysis and Beyond outlines the value of a psychoanalytic approach to understanding the body and its vicissitudes and for addressing these in the context of psychoanalytic psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. The chapters cover a broad but esoteric range of...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Embodied Analyst

    From Freud and Reich to relationality

    By Jon Sletvold

    Series: Relational Perspectives Book Series

    The Embodied Analyst brings together the history of embodied analysis found in the work of Freud and Reich and contemporary relational analysis, particularly as influenced by infant research. By integrating the ‘old’ embodied and the ‘new’ relational traditions, the book contributes to a new...

    Published January 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Progressive Counting Within a Phase Model of Trauma-Informed Treatment

    By Ricky Greenwald

    Clinicians recognize trauma and loss as a prominent source of clients' problems. Progressive counting is a significant advance in trauma treatment because it is about as efficient, effective, and well-tolerated as EMDR while being far simpler for therapists to master and do well. PC's value has...

    Published May 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The First Year and the Rest of Your Life

    Movement, Development, and Psychotherapeutic Change

    By Ruella Frank, Frances La Barre

    The movement repertoire that develops in the first year of life is a language in itself and conveys desires, intentions, and emotions. This early life in motion serves as the roots of ongoing nonverbal interaction and later verbal expression – in short, this language remains a key element in...

    Published September 15th 2010 by Routledge

  10. When the Past Is Always Present

    Emotional Traumatization, Causes, and Cures

    By Ronald A. Ruden

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    When the Past Is Always Present: Emotional Traumatization, Causes, and Cures introduces several new ideas about trauma and trauma treatment. The first of these is that another way to treat disorders arising from the mind/brain may be to use the senses. This idea, which is at the core of...

    Published August 23rd 2010 by Routledge