More information about the integrative methods

used and taught at the IBI

Psychomotor Therapy

Psychomotor Therapy

What is Psychomotor Therapy? In Belgium and the Netherlands, psychomotor therapy as a kind of physical activity and body-oriented therapy has been well integrated into mental health care since 1965. Psychomotor therapy is defined as a method of treatment that uses...

Energetic Integration

Energetic Integration

THE ENERGETIC INTEGRATION® PROCESS - AN OVERVIEW OF PROCESS STEPS What is Energetic Integration? Energetic Integration® is a registered method that works with coordinating tissue, breath and feeling with special somatic strategies. Clients are helped to release their...

Somatic Psychotherapy

Somatic Psychotherapy

What is Somatic Psychotherapy? By Dirk Marivoet, Registered Psychotherapist (ECP),  CCEP, PMT, PT. Body-centered or Somatic Psychotherapy (also "Body-oriented psychotherapy" or  “Body Psychotherapy”)  is a holistic form of psychotherapy which...

Pelvic-Heart Integration : Heart in Sexuality

Pelvic-Heart Integration : Heart in Sexuality

Uniting the masculine and feminine within the Self and your intimate relationships Origins of Pelvic-Heart Integration Jack W. Painter, PhD who originated the world famous modality of Deep Holistic Bodywork called Postural Integration® (PI) in the 1960s also pioneered...

Core Energetics

Core Energetics

What is Core Energetics? Core Energetics is an approach that bridges body-centered psychotherapy and spirituality. The method integrates the physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual aspects of human life and emphasizes the center of energetic wholeness (the...

Bio-Energetics: Live in a lively body

Bio-Energetics: Live in a lively body

What is bio-energetic bodywork? Bio-energetic bodywork is a modern and practical application of the therapeutic insights of Wilhelm Reich (1898-1957) (student of S. Freud) and was further developed by psychiatrists Alexander Lowen and John Pierrakos. Dirk Marivoet (°...

Senso-Relaxation

Senso-Relaxation

What is Senso-Relaxation? Senso-Relaxation is a method to promote the recognition and regulation of physical tension. It can be used as an independent treatment method, but is also used in combination with other forms of therapy. In this approach, the therapist makes...

Postural Integration

Postural Integration

Reaching for your deeper potential with the Postural Integration® Process Postural Integration® (PI) was developed in the 1970s by Dr Jack W. Painter as a form of process-oriented "Bodymind Integration" that employs conscious...

Personal Development

Personal Development

Growth and Development match our authentic nature Growth and development match our authentic nature. It is, as it were, written in our genes that we are able to long for pleasure, satisfaction, meaning and connection. After all, we have the ability to recognize,...

Supervision

Supervision

At the IBI you can contact Dirk Marivoet for supervision sessions. Dirk has been trained as a supervisor and offers his services for integrative and body-oriented psychotherapists, as well as people who guide or coach people with a body focus. Body-oriented...

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