Body psychotherapy aims to help people work through areas of their life where they are struggling or experiencing difficulties
By working with the body, mind, emotions, and spirit, body psychotherapy helps clients to gain access to feelings and to be supported through being witnessed and received, resulting in healing. Body Psychotherapy believes that depression and anxiety are not feelings but they are instead a state or way of being and by working with the individual as a whole we can uncover the feelings beneath these states. When allowed to be felt and fully processed and received in a therapeutic and safe environment positive sustained changes can occur.
Within the body’s tense muscles past feelings are stored. Sessions work with helping the individual to gain access to their feelings, emotions, and behaviours. A mixture of talk therapy with some specific bodywork techniques can create changes that come from deep-seated unconsciousness. By doing this we can release negativity and make clear the path to long-lasting positive change and healing, allowing for a greater capacity to live life in a happier and more satisfying way.
Body Psychotherapy can be highly effective for the treatment of health issues or situations such as:
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