Body Psychotherapy: An Introduction

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Mar 1, 2003 - Psychology - 185 pages
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This new title examines the growing field of body psychotherapy by surveying the many forms of body psychotherapy, describing what may happen in body psychotherapy and offers a theoretical account of how this is valuable drawing in current neuroscientific evidence and defining the central concepts of the field, and the unique skills needed by practitioners.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter 1 What happens in body Psychotherapy?
3
Chapter 2 Foundations of body psychotherapy
22
Chapter 3 Models concepts and skills
53
Chapter 4 Varieties of body psychotherapy
88
Chapter 5 Clinical and ethical issues
116
Chapter 6 The future of body psychotherapy
135
Appendix
149
Bibliography
164
Index
177
Back cover
186
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Nick Totton originally trained in Reichian therapy in the early 1980's and since then has worked as a psychotherapist and trainer based in Leeds, gaining further experience in several forms of work, notably Process Orientated Psychology, and taking an M.A. in Psychoanalytic Studies at Leeds Metropolitan University where he now teaches. He is the author of four books, including Personality and Character Types (with Michael Jacobs) and The Water in the Glass: Body and Mind in Psychoanalysis.

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