Seller
Your price
£9.79
RRP: £12.99
Save £3.20 (25%)
Dispatched within 4-5 working days.

Body Psychotherapy for the 21st Century

By (author) Nick Totton
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Confer Books, United Kingdom
Published: 1st Jul 2020
Dimensions: w 130mm h 184mm d 16mm
Weight: 262g
ISBN-10: 1913494047
ISBN-13: 9781913494049
Barcode No: 9781913494049
Synopsis
Body psychotherapy currently attracts more interest than ever before and is taking up an important role in the general psychotherapy field, bringing awareness of embodiment into what has been a verbally oriented profession. It is also developing a sophisticated approach which engages with recent advances in other fields including neuroscience, phenomenology, and cognitive studies, as well as the relational turn in psychotherapy. Body Psychotherapy for the 21st Century charts the history of this transformation and shows how four distinct versions of embodied practice have interacted to generate the current field. It makes the case for body psychotherapy not only within the therapeutic world, but in the social sphere, where bodily difference - of gender, ethnicity, age, sexuality - is one of the major markers of oppression.

New & Used

Seller Information Condition Price
-New£9.79
+ FREE UK P & P

What Reviewers Are Saying

Submit your review
Newspapers & Magazines
'Nick Totton has been a pivotal figure in Body Psychotherapy, both as a historian and as a continual innovator and critic of BP and the whole psychotherapy field. This book has the vitality of genuine re-appraisal and both frankness and rigour in its argument and questions. Definitely a thought-provoking and up to date read.' Roz Carroll, Relational body psychotherapist, trainer and author; 'An exquisite introduction to Body Psychotherapy, describing the influences on its development and the models of working so that people new to this approach will be able to get an image of it. It also offers an excellent and clear overview that can be used by professionals in their further development of theory and methods.' Lidy Evertsen, Chair, Think Tank of the European Association for Body Psychotherapy