Psychology Wiki

Body psychotherapy

Revision as of 23:29, May 12, 2009 by Dr Joe Kiff (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
34,191pages on
this wiki

Assessment | Biopsychology | Comparative | Cognitive | Developmental | Language | Individual differences | Personality | Philosophy | Social |
Methods | Statistics | Clinical | Educational | Industrial | Professional items | World psychology |

Clinical: Approaches · Group therapy · Techniques · Types of problem · Areas of specialism · Taxonomies · Therapeutic issues · Modes of delivery · Model translation project · Personal experiences ·

Body Psychotherapy (also known as Body-Oriented Psychotherapy, Somatic Psychology) is a branch of Psychotherapy with roots in the pre-Freudian work of Pierre Janet. It addresses itself to both body and mind, and emphasizes the relationship between the two. This approach found prominence in the work of Wilhelm Reich's Character Analysis and Vegetotherapy, which proceeded to influence therapists in the United States and Europe. Those responsible for significantly developing Body Psychotherapy include:

See alsoEdit


  • Totton, N. (2002). The future for body psychotherapy. New York, NY: Brunner-Routledge.

External linksEdit

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki