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EP90 Workshop 34 - Releasing Body and Emotional Tension - Alexander Lowen, MD

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Workshops |  Bioenergetics |  Mind-Body |  Psychosomatics |  Psychotherapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990
Alexander Lowen, MD
2 Hours 36 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 16, 1990
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This workshop will focus on physical (muscular) tension in the body and relate it to emotional conflicts in the present, derived from early childhood experiences. Specific attention will be paid to temporomandibular tension and to disturbances in breathing. Asthma will be examined as an emotional problem. The dynamics of headaches will be studied, and techniques for releasing underlying tension will be demonstrated.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To understand the connection between muscular tension and emotional problems
  2. To recognize the emotional base of some psychosomatic problems 

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



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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.