Bioenergetics
Stream

Bioenergetics


Topic Areas:
Clinical Demonstration
Category:
Pioneers of Psychotherapy
Faculty :
Alexander Lowen
Course Level:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
Duration:
00:59:00
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date :
May 27, 2000
License:
Access for 30 day(s) after purchase.


Description

Alexander Lowen (2000) demonstrates with Ann, who he used as a ten years earlier. She reports that since that first session she has been free of severe asthma attacks. She is now troubled by the death of her father and mother, abuse from her brother, excessive weight gain and the onset of menopause. Lowen guides her through a series of movement exercises.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To describe how the fundamental thesis of Bioenergetics indicates that body and mind are functionally identical.
  2. To describe three ways that tension can disappear when using stress reduction techniques.

From conference EP00-CD05-DVD

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Faculty

Alexander Lowen Related seminars and products: 4

MD


Alexander Lowen, MD, was an American physician and psychotherapist. A student of Wilhelm Reich in the 1940s and early 1950s in New York, he developed bioenergetic analysis, a form of mind-body psychotherapy, with his then-colleague, John Pierrakos. Lowen was the founder and former executive director of the International Institute for Bioenergetic Analysis in New York City.


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