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EP95 Dialogue 08 - Contact and Empathy - Alexander Lowen, M.D. Erving Polster, Ph.D.


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Topic Areas:
Dialogue
Category:
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 1995
Faculty:
Alexander Lowen, MD |  Erving Polster, PhD
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
Duration:
55:15
Format:
Audio Only
Original Program Date :
Dec 16, 1995
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Educational Objectives:

  1. Given a topic, to become aware of the differing approaches to psychotherapy, and to identify the strengths and weaknesses in each approach. 

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Alexander Lowen, MD's Profile

Alexander Lowen, MD Related seminars and products: 29


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.


Erving Polster, PhD's Profile

Erving Polster, PhD Related seminars and products: 132


Erving Polster, Ph.D in clinical psychology, is the Director of The Gestalt Institute of San Diego, and the author of several important books, including Gestalt Therapy Integrated, Every Person's Life is Worth a Novel, and From the Radical Center: The Heart of Gestalt Therapy, as well as dozens of articles and chapters. Erving has authored 6 books. In his current writings, he offers perspectives and designs for a communal application of psychotherapy principles. He also describes and celebrates a powerful contemporary momentum for people-at-large to join together in the search for personal and social enlightenment.


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