Bioenergetics

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Penguin Books, 1976 - Psychology - 352 pages
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Bioenergetics is the revolutionary new therapy that uses the language of the body to heal the problems of the mind. This exciting body-mind approach to personality has a liberating and positive effect on emotional, physical, and psychic distress. Dr. Alexander Lowen, founder and prime mover of this fast-growing therapy, writes that increased joy and pleasure are possible in every day life through an understanding of how your body functions energetically: how it determines what you feel, think, and do. Dr. Lowen points out that lack of energy is the result of chronic muscular tensions, a condition caused by the suppression of feelings. These tensions can be dissolved through the direct body work in bioenergetic exercise, which restores the potential for living a rich, full life. Dr. Lowen analyzes common physical ailments like headaches and lower back pain and shows how they too can be overcome by releasing the muscular tension that create them. Generously illustrated with line drawings of bioenergetic exercises, this book is sure to bring freedom, confidence, and pleasure to thousands of men and women. "In this highly interesting and valuable attempt to restore the body to the mind, Dr. Alexander Lowen sets out in a practically useful way the principles of his new form of psychotherapy. Bioenergetics is destined to become widely influential." -Ashley Montagu.

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Incredible understanding of how body and mind are linked together. Helpful for anyone from the working PhD to the stay at home mom. Read full review

Review: Bioenergetics

User Review  - Chalice - Goodreads

Incredible understanding of how body and mind are linked together. Helpful for anyone from the working PhD to the stay at home mom. Read full review

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From Reich to Bioenergetics
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The Energy Concept
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The Language of the Body
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Lowen A (1975) Bioenergetics. Simon & Schuster, New York. ... ment issues and blending bioenergetics with self-psychology. On these topics she has published ...
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About the author (1976)

Alexander Lowen, M.D., is a world-renowned psychiatrist and leading practitioner of Bioenergetic Analysis -- the revolutionary therapy that uses the language of the body to heal the problems of the mind. A former student of Wilhelm Reich, he developed Bioenergetic Analysis and founded the International Institute for Bioenergetic Analysis. Dr. Lowen is the author of many publications, including "Love and Orgasm, The Betrayal of the Body, Fear of Life, Joy, " and "The Way to Vibrant Health." Now in his tenth decade, Dr. Lowen currently practices psychiatry in New Canaan, Connecticut.

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