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Touching the Relational Edge
Body Psychotherapy

ISBN 9781782200949
Published March 7, 2014 by Routledge
416 Pages

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Book Description

This book introduces body psychotherapy to psychologists, psychotherapists, and interested others through an attachment based, object relations, and primarily psychoanalytic and relational framework. It approaches body psychotherapy through historical, theoretical and clinical perspectives.

Table of Contents

Telepathy -- Preface -- Preface -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Historical -- Blanche Wittman’s breasts † : tracking the historical split between body psychotherapy and psychoanalysis -- The melting pot of body psychotherapy -- A roadmap to body psychotherapy modalities -- Theoretical -- Form and flow: three levels of self-organisation † -- Theory of bodymind in body psychotherapy -- The bodymind character structure -- The language of the body: further concepts in body psychotherapy -- Clinical -- Embodied therapeutic dialogues -- Body psychotherapeutic skills -- One tender touch: touch in body psychotherapy -- Gliding on the strings that connect us: resonance in body psychotherapy * . -- Summary -- The relational approach *

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