By Jenny Corrigall,Helen Payne,Heward Wilkinson

How does our physique show us to ourselves?

The physique can tell the paintings we do in psychological healthiness. This certain assortment invitations the reader to think about the best way we predict concerning the embodied brain, and the way it could actually tell either our lives and our paintings in psychotherapy and counselling.

The physique is seen as fundamental to the brain during this ebook, and within the techniques illustrated in it. rather than splitting off the physique and treating the sufferer as a physique with a brain, members from a number of techniques ask the reader to think about how we would be with, and paintings with, ‘bodymind’ as an interrelated entire. topics coated include:

  • the program of affective neuroscience understandings to existence in addition to to medical matters

  • the physique in psychotherapy with anyone who's dealing with death

  • the background, importance and scope of physique psychotherapy today

  • psychoanalytic ways to operating with the embodied mind

  • authentic flow teams within the improvement of wellness in our bodymindspirit

  • the physique and spirituality

This booklet is exclusive in its pluralism: it encompasses a wide selection of differing perspectives of the significance of the physique in psychotherapy, either in concept and in perform, and it relates those to the most recent discussions in affective neuroscience. it is going to be precious for these operating in, or learning, psychotherapy and counselling, and also will curiosity these operating normally within the psychological healthiness field.

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