Course curriculum

    1. Aposhyan, S. (2007). Chapter 5 The major body systems Diversity, dialogue, and community. In Natural Intelligence Body-Mind Integration and Human Development (pp. 105-148). Boulder, CO Now Press.

    2. Bentzen, M., & Hart, S. (2015). Chapter three The autonomic compass and somatic experiencing. In Through windows of opportunity A neuroaffective approach to child psychotherapy (pp. 41-66). Routledge.

    3. Bentzen, M., & Hart, S. (2015). Chapter two Neuroaffective developmental psychology A map for understanding child psychotherapy. In Through windows of opportunity A neuroaffective approach to child psychotherapy (pp. 23-40). Routledge.

    4. Geuter, U. (2015). The history and scope of body psychotherapy. In G. Marlock, H. Weiss, C. Young, & M. Soth, The handbook of body psychotherapy and somatic psychology (pp. 23-39). North Atlantic Book.

    5. Geuter, U., Heller, M. C., & Weaver, J. O. (2010). Elsa Gindler and her influence on Wilhelm Reich and body psychotherapy. Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, 5(1), 59-73.

    6. Heller, M. C. (2007). The golden age of body psychotherapy in Oslo I From gymnastics to psychoanalysis. Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, 2(1), 5-15.

    7. Heller, M. C. (2007). The golden age of body psychotherapy in Oslo II From vegetotherapy to nonverbal communication. Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, 2(2), 81-94.

    8. Kaminoff, L. (2006). What yoga therapists should know about the anatomy of breathing. International Journal of Yoga Therapy, 16, 67-77.

    9. King, A. (2011). When the body speaks Tummy rumblings in the therapeutic encounter. British Journal of Psychotherapy, 27(2), 156-174.

    10. Marcus, E. Introduction to Neo-Reichian Body Work.

    11. Marlock, G., & Weiss, H. (2006). In search of the embodied self. Hakomi Forum, (16-17), 47-56.

    12. Moore, T. (1992). Chapter 8 The bodys poetics of illness. In Care of the soul (pp. 155-175). HarperCollins.

    13. Phelan, J. E. (2009). Exploring the use of touch in psychotherapeutic setting A phenomenological review. Psychotherapy Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 46(1), 97-111.

    14. Raymond, T. (2017). Hearing peristalsis Theory, interpretation and practice in biodynamic psychotherapy. Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, 12(1), 5-20.

    15. Rosenberg, J., Rand, M., & Asay, D. (1985). Body segments. In Body, self and soul Sustaining integration. Humanics

    16. Rosenberg, J., Rand, M., & Asay, D. (1985). Contraction and Expansion. In Body, self and soul Sustaining integration. Humanics

    17. Rowlandson, B. (2004). Therapist Heal Thyself Touching into the Pain of Migraine. Psychotherapy in Australia, 10(2), 54-58.

    18. Rubenfeld, I. (1992). Emotions, the Unacknowledged Partner in MindBody Integration. Direction, 1(9), 351-357.

    19. Strauch, R. (2000). Good Posture flows from Self-awareness.

    20. Westland, G. (2006). Personal reflections on Gerda Boyesen 1922-2005. Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, 1(2), 155-160.

    21. Young, C. (2006). One hundred and fifty years on The history, significance and scope of body psychotherapy today. Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, 1(1), 17-28.

    22. Zeig, G. (2003). Lessons from Ericksonian Hypnosis The A to Z of Changing Therapeutic Postures. Psychotherapy in Australia, 9(4), 44-51.

    23. Zur, O. (2001). Rethinking The Prohibition On Touch In Psychotherapy And Counseling. httpwww.drzur.comtouchintherapy.html

    1. Baker, F. S. (2000). Healing in psychotherapy Using energy, touch, and imagery with cancer patients. Gestalt Review, 4(4), 267-289.

    2. Clemmens, M. C., & Bursztyn, A. (2003). Culture and body A phenomenological and dialogic inquiry. British Gestalt Journal, 12(1), 15-21.

    3. Fantz, R.E. (1983). Body Language the Mask or the Message.The Gestalt Journal, 6(2), 28-33.

    4. Frank, R. (2000). Reaching and being reached. Gestalt Review, 4(4), 301-318.

    5. Frank, R. (2021). The lived-body a moving-feeling eperience. The Gestalt Review, Vol 252 p.12-30

    6. Gregory, S. (2000). Breathing into contact. The Gestalt Journal, 23(2), 99-111.

    7. Gregory, S. (2015). Gestalt therapy’s embodied styles. British Gestalt Journal, 24(1), 39–44.

    8. Imes, S. (1998). Long-term Clients Experience of Touch in Gestalt Therapy. In Smith, E. et al Touch in Psychotherapy theory, research and practice, (pp. 170-200). Guildford Press.

    9. Joyce, P. & Sills, C. (2004). Chapter 12 Body process and regression. In Skills in Gestalt Counselling & Psychotherapy (pp. 155-166). Sage Publications.

    10. Kennedy, D. (2005). The lived body. British Gestalt Journal, vol. 14, No 2, 109-117

    11. Kepner, J. (1993). Developing Sensory vocabulary, from Body Process Working with the Body in Psychotherapy. Gestalt Institute of Cleveland Press, Cleveland.

    12. Kepner, J. (1993). Gestalt Body Process Psychotherapy A brief description, from Body Process Working with the body in Psychotherapy. Gestalt Institute of Cleveland Press.

    13. Kepner, J. (1993). Gestalt Body Process Psychotherapy Elements of Sensation Development, from Body Process Working with the body in Psychotherapy. Gestalt Institute of Cleveland Press, Cleveland.

    14. Kepner, J. (2001). Touch in Gestalt body process psychotherapy Purpose, practice, and ethics. Gestalt Review, 5(2), 97-114.

    15. Kepner, J. (2003). The embodied field. British Gestalt Journal, 12(1), 6-14.

    16. Kepner, J. I. (1997). Chapter 7 Sensation and body process. In Body process A Gestalt approach to working with the body in psychotherapt. (pp. 94108). Gestalt Press.

    17. Meara, A. (2011). Body process- Working with the body in psychotherapy (1987). Gestalt Review, 15(1), 24-36.

    18. Miller, M. V. (2001). The speaking body (or why did Wilhelm Reich go crazy_). The Gestalt Journal, 24(2), 11-29.

    19. OShea, L. (2021). Fat is a therapeutic issue the otherness of obesity. The Gestalt Review, Vol 251 p.90-115

    20. Rubenfeld, I. (2000). The Rubenfeld synergy method. Gestalt Review, 4(4), 319-329.

    21. Spagnuolo Lobb, M. (2015). The body as a vehicle of our being in the world. Somatic experience in Gestalt therapy. British Gestalt Journal, 24(2), 21–31.

    22. Xanitha, Z. Brief case studies from Zjamal Xanithas practice working with the fluids in psycotherapy.

    1. Bodynamic International. Bodynamic is a psychology platform. Bodynamic international. httpswww.bodynamic.comtheory.

    2. Carroll, R. (2005). Neuroscience and the ‘law of the self’- The autonomic nervous system updated, re-mapped and in relationship. In N. Totton (Ed.), New dimensions in body psychotherapy (pp. 13–29). Open University Press.

    3. Carroll, R. (2014). Four relational modes of attending to the body in psychotherapy. In K. White (Ed.), Talking bodies- How do we integrate working with the body in psychotherapy from an attachment and relational perspective_ (pp. 11–39). Routledge.

    4. Carroll, R. _And let me wring your heart_ - Hamlet, and the somatic metaphor.

    5. Carroll, R. Authentic movement- Embodying the individual and the collective psyche.

    6. Carroll, R. Massage and psychotherapy- Mapping a landscape.

    7. Carroll, R. The motoric (muscular) ego- What we can learn from the parallel and paradoxical functions of both muscle and ego.

    8. Celenza, A. (2011). Chapter eight- Touching the patient. In S. Akhtar (Ed.), Unusual interventions- Alterations of the frame, method, and relationship in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis (pp. 1–13). Routledge.

    9. Cohen, B. B. (2017). An introduction to body-mind centering. Body-mind centering.

    10. Donovan, J. (2018). How to trick your brain into falling asleep. TED. httpswww.ted.comtalksjim_donovan_how_to_trick_your_brain_into_falling_asleeptranscript.

    11. Eiden, B. (1995). The history of biodynamic massage.

    12. Eiden, B. (1998). The use of touch. Self & Society, 26(2), 3–8.

    13. Fleche, C. (2008). Introduction. In The biogenealogy sourcebook- Healing the body by resolving traumas of the past (pp. 1–14). Simon & Schuster.

    14. Fosshage, J. L. (2000). The meanings of touch in psychoanalysis-A time for reassessment. Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 20(1), 21–43.

    15. Geuter, U. (2015). The history and scope of body psychotherapy. In G. Marlock, H. Weiss, C. Young, & M. Soth (Eds.), The handbook of body psychotherapy and somatic psychology (pp. 22–39). North Atlantic Books.

    16. Harrington, R. (2012). Self-regulation relaxation strategies. In Stress, health, and well-being-Thriving in the 21st century (pp. 1–22). Cengage Learning.

    17. Keleman, S. (2014). Emotional anatomy and formative psychology with Stanley Keleman. Somatic Psychotherapy Today, 4, 1–40.

    18. Keleman, S. (2016). Embodying experience- A transcendent journey. The Neuropsychotherapist, 4(6), 26–35.

    19. Kummer, I. (2014). Reflections on Stanley Keleman. Somatic Psychotherapy Today, 4, 22–29.

    20. LaPierre, A. (2006). From felt-sense to felt-self- Neuroaffective touch and the relational matrix. Hakomi Forum, (16), 43–46.

    21. Mullan, K. J. (2014). Somatics- Investigating the common ground of western body–mind disciplines. Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, 9(4), 253–265.

    22. Raymond, T. (2017). Hearing peristalsis -Theory, interpretation and practice in biodynamic psychotherapy. Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, 12(1), 5–20.

    23. Rust, J. Eating disorders- An overview. Dr. Ofer Zur.

    24. Rust, J. Eating disorders defined- Body image, the media, and the influence of culture on women body mass index, compulsive overeating_binge eating, and normal eating. Dr. Ofer Zur.

    25. Rust, J. Tools for clinicians. Dr. Ofer Zur.

    26. Soth, M. (1999). Relating to and with the objectified body. Self & Society, 27(1), 32–38.

    27. The conflict resolution network. Bioenergetics. The conflict resolution network. httpswww.crnhq.orgfilesCR%2012%20SkillsPDFS%20V.%20Bioenergetics%202nd%20Ed.pdf.

    28. Totton, N. (2005). Embodied-relational therapy. In New dimensions in body psychotherapy (pp. 168–181). essay, Open University Press.

    29. Tune, D. (2005). Dilemmas concerning the ethical use of touch in psychotherapy. In N. Totton (Ed.), New dimensions in body psychotherapy (pp. 70–83). Open University Press.

    30. Warnecke, T. (2008). The borderline experience - A somatic perspective. British Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 4(1), 1–12.

    31. Young, C. (2007). About the ethics of professional touch. Dr. Ofer Zur.

    32. Zur, O., & Nordmarken, N. (2007). To touch or not to touch- Exploring the myth of prohibition on touch in psychotherapy and counseling. Dr. Ofer Zur.

    1. Pico-Vila, D. (2018). The voice in psychotherapy. New Gestalt Voices Vol 2

    2. Roberts, A. (1999). Digging up the bodies. British Gestalt Journal, 8(2), 134-137.

    3. Rosner, J. (1988). On Wilhelm Reich. Gestalt Institute of Toronto.

    1. Video lecture on Somatics - 197 minute

    1. 18. Somatics • Assessment 70 • Concept Map

    2. 18. Somatics • Assessment 71 • Reflection Form

    3. 18. Somatics • Assessment 72 • Core Readings - Focus summaries / concept maps

    4. 18. Somatics • Assessment 73 • Reflection - Body Image Evolution

    5. 18. Somatics • Assessment 74 • Reflection - Rubrics of Body

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