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Author Ben-Shaḥar, Asaf Rolef.
Title Touching the Relational Edge : Body Psychotherapy.
Imprint London : Karnac Books, 2014.

Author Ben-Shaḥar, Asaf Rolef.
Subject Mind and body therapies.
Mind-Body Therapies -- psychology.
Description 1 online resource
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Summary The psychotherapeutic encounter is a meeting between embodied psyches, bodies present in the room, speaking with each another, impacting and impacted by one another; bodies who are waiting for us to listen to them and dialogue with them - and speak on their behalf. The field of body psychotherapy has been exploring this embodied dialogue since the 1930s. The book Touching the Relational Edge delves into the history of body-psychotherapy, offering theoretical and clinical conceptualisations and insights, and is rich with clinical vignettes and applicable exercise, all aimed at providing the rea.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Part I. Historical -- 1. Blanche Wittman's breasts: tracking the historical split between body psychotherapy and psychoanalysis -- 2. The melting pot of body psychotherapy -- 3. A roadmap to body psychotherapy modalities -- Part II. Theoretical -- 4. Form and flow: three levels of self-organisation -- 5. Theory of bodymind in body psychotherapy -- 6. The bodymind character structure -- 7. The language of the body: further concepts in body psychotherapy -- Part III. Clinical -- 8. Embodied therapeutic dialogues -- 9. Body psychotherapeutic skills -- 10. One tender touch: touch in body psychotherapy -- 11. Gliding on the strings that connect us: resonance in body psychotherapy -- Summary.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781782412120 (electronic bk.)
1782412123 (electronic bk.)
1306460514 (electronic bk.)
9781306460514 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 871190050
Additional Format Print version: Ben-Shahar, Asaf Rolef. Touching the relational edge : body psychotherapy. London, [England] : Karnac, ©2014 xxvii, 387 pages 9781782200949

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