The Historical Basis of Body Psychotherapy
Edited by Courtenay Young
This volume includes a number of contributions from Body Psychotherapists about the historical basis of Body Psychotherapy. The first section: "Roots": includes 4 extracts on the 'roots' of Body Psychotherapy, by Barbara Goodrich-Dunn & Elliot Greene; Ulfried Geuter; Nick Totton; and David Boadella. Then there is an essay: "An Overview of the History of Body Psychotherapy", by Bernd Eiden; this is followed by a seminal article, "Psycho-physical synthesis at the foundations of Body Psychotherapy: the 100-year legacy of Pierre Janet", by David Boadella; followed by a series of 6 essays on 'The History & Development of Body Psychotherapy', by Courtenay Young; with a piece of historical research on "On Elsa Lindenberg & Reich", by Courtenay Young; and a summary: "What is European Body Psychotherapy Now?" by Courtenay Young.
This book is a first in a series of edited books from Body Psychotherapy Publications on various themes, such as "About the Science of Body Psychotherapy", "About Touch in Body Psychotherapy"; "Relational Body Psychotherapy"; "About Trauma and Body Psychotherapy", etc. These titles are in the process of being published.
This book has a paperback cover, is about 23 cm x15 cm, and has 300 pages. ISBN: 978-1-908729-00-2 RRP: £18.00 €22.00 $30.00 (inc. free P&P - for the moment)
It is also available as a PDF file download version: ISBN: 978-1-908729-01-9 £15.00, €18.00 or $24.00
Body Psychotherapy Publications is an imprint dedicated to re-publishing materials relevant to the training and professional practice of Body Psychotherapy: it is endorsed by the European Association of Psychotherapy (EABP) and is recognized by the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP) as a publication that makes a contribution to the field of Body Psychotherapy.
David Boadella writes: "I have now read your psycho-political articles and find them thorough, accurate and comprehensive. You are doing a great service to the whole movement in publishing this book."