Somatic Psychotherapy


Videos  (Fritz Perls and Gloria) (Hakomi 1) (Hakomi 2) (Regulating Anxiety) (Setting Boundaries) (Focusing Demo)

Books and Articles

Adler, J. (2002). Offering from the conscious body: the discipline of authentic movement. Inner Traditions.

Chodorow, J. (2013). Dance therapy and depth psychology: the moving imagination.

Cornell, A. W. (1996). The power of focusing: a practice guide to emotional self-healing. New Harbinger Publications.

Feldenkrais, M. (2009). Awareness through movement: easy-to-do health exercises to improve your posture, vision, imagination, and personal awareness. HarperOne.

Feldenkrais, M. (2019). The elusive obvious: the convergence of movement, neuroplasticity, and health. North Atlantic Books.

Feldenkrais, M. (2005). Body and mature behavior: A study of Anxiety, sex, gravitation, and learning. Frog Books.

Feldenkrais, M. (2002). The potent self: a study of spontaneity and compulsion. Frog Books.

Gendlin, E. T. (1982). Focusing. Bantam New Age Books.

Gendlin, E. T. (1998). Focusing-oriented Psychotherapy: a manual of the experimental method. New York: Guilford Press.

Gendlin, E.T. (1984). The client’s client: The edge of awareness. In R.L. Levant & J.M. Shlien (Eds.), Client-centered therapy and the person-centered approach. New directions in theory, research and practice, pp. 76-107. New York: Praeger. From

Heller, L. & LaPierre, A. (2012). Healing developmental trauma: how early trauma affects self-regulation, self-image, and the capacity for relationship. North Atlantic Books.

Kurtz, R. (2007). Body-centered psychotherapy: the hakomi method: the integrated use of mindfulness, nonviolence and the body

Kurtz, R. (1984). The body reveals what your body says about you. HarperCollins.

Levine, P. (2008). Healing trauma: a pioneering program for restoring the wisdom of your body. Sounds True.

Levine, P. (2010). In an unspoken voice: how the body releases trauma and restores goodness. North Atlantic Books.

Levine, P. (1997). Waking the tiger: healing trauma. North Atlantic Books.

Mungall, R. (2018). Exploring the felt-sense.

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Ogden, P., Minton, K., & Pain, C. (2006). Trauma and the body: a sensorimotor approach to psychotherapy. W. W. Norton & Company.

Ortner, N. (2013). The tapping solution: a revolutionary system for stress-free living. Hay House Inc.

Pallaro, P. (1999). Authentic movement: essays by Mary Starks Whitehouse, Janet Adler and Joan Chodorow. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Perls, F. (1992). Gestalt therapy verbatim. The Gestalt Journal Press.

Rothschild, B. (2000). The body remembers: the psychophysiology of trauma and trauma treatment. W. W. Norton & Company Inc.

Sarno, J. (1991). Healing back pain: the mind-body connection. Warner Books.

Taylor, P. & Saint-Laurent, R.(2017). Group Psychotherapy Informed by the Principles of Somatic Experiencing: Moving Beyond Trauma to Embodied Relationship, International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 67:sup1, S171-S181.

Van der Kolk, B. (2015). The body keeps the score brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma. Penguin Books.