Articles about Bodymind Integration and Integrative Psychotherapy

Character analysis for aid workers

Character analysis for aid workers

“It is clear that a prophylaxis of neuroses is out of the question unless it is prepared theoretically; in short, that the study of the dynamic and economic conditions of human structures is its most important prerequisite. “-Wilhelm Reich  Every counselor /...

Bodymind Integration : Approaching the person as a whole.

Bodymind Integration : Approaching the person as a whole.

“Therapy on the body without doing integrated work with emotions and thoughts is just as one-sided as psychotherapy that ignores bodily processes. In addition, work with a person should offer them perspective and integration with “the whole”.Dirk Marivoet...

Pelvic-Heart Integration and the levels of masculine and feminine

Pelvic-Heart Integration and the levels of masculine and feminine

Inside we are both masculine and feminine Whether we have a male or a female body, inside, we are both feminine and masculine. For example, the thrusting and penetrative quality is overtly depicted in the penis, but it doesn’t mean the masculine quality of penetrative...

The Philosophical Backgrounds of Bodymind Integration

The Philosophical Backgrounds of Bodymind Integration

The Influence of various philosophical forces on Bodymind Integration by Dirk Marivoet © 2016 THE PREMISSES OF BODYMIND (PSYCHOCORPORAL) INTEGRATION  Central to "Bodymind Integration" (also known as "PsychoCorporal Integration") as taught at the IBI is the view...

Interviews with Dirk Marivoet on Somatic Perspectives in Psychotherapy

Interviews with Dirk Marivoet on Somatic Perspectives in Psychotherapy

The first interview on Bodymind Integration (Postural Integration) was published in November 2015. See printable PDF-transcription. http://somaticperspectives.com/2015/11/marivoet/ Another interiew with Dirk Marivoet on Ethics and embodiment for Somatic Perspectives...

Rhythmic Fitness

Rhythmic Fitness

The obsession of taking care of your body Many people today are obsessed with taking care of their bodies—and it’s for a good reason, because our lives depend on it! But even though our physical health is important we should remind ourselves that our emotional,...

Body Reading: The hi-stories that bodies tell

Body Reading: The hi-stories that bodies tell

Reading the body - Structure as frozen function Body Reading in body psychotherapy is based on the concept that structure is frozen function. What this means is that a person's physical structure is a reflection of his psycho-biological history and his current...

The Natural Energetic Cycle according to Jack W. Painter, PhD.

The Natural Energetic Cycle according to Jack W. Painter, PhD.

Jack Painter, PhD., who founded three major bodymind integration methods: Postural Integration, Energetic Integration and Pelvic-Heart Integration, has offered the world two beautiful, at first sight a bit complicated, but in fact insightful and intelligent maps for...

Firewalking: An Inner Journey for Planetary Healing.

Firewalking: An Inner Journey for Planetary Healing.

“Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.”Henry Ford Mankind’s fascination with fire The history of humanity and the discovery of the technology of fire are intimately connected. Recent evidence suggests our ancestors Australopithecus...

The Wilhelm Reich Archive at IBI

The Wilhelm Reich Archive at IBI

The Wilhelm Reich library of the Int'l Institute for Bodymind Integration (IBI) More recommended literature “Love, work and knowledge are the well-springs of our life. They should also govern it.”Wilhelm Reich During the first half of the 20th Century, Austrian...

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