Suggested Reading

We recommend the following reading in order to gain exposure to somatic counseling psychology concepts before beginning the program.

Body Psychotherapy

Aposhyan, S. (1999). Natural Intelligence: Body-mind integration and human development. Baltimore, MD: Williams and Wilkens.

Bainbridge Cohen, B. (1993). Sensing, feeling, and action: The experiential anatomy of Body-Mind Centering. Northampton, MA: Contact Editions.

Caldwell, C. (1997). Getting in touch: The guide to new body-centered psychotherapies. Wheaton, IL: Quest Books.

Hartley, L. (1995). Wisdom of the body moving: An introduction to Body-Mind Centering. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.

Johnson, D., & Grand, I. J. (Eds.). (1998) The body in psychotherapy: Inquiries in somatic psychology. Berkeley, CA, North Atlantic Books.

Keleman, S. (1981). Your body speaks its mind. Berkeley, CA: Center Press.

Kepner, J. I. (1993). Body process: Working with the body in psychotherapy. San Francisco CA: Jossey-Bass Inc.

Kurtz, R. (1990). Body-centered psychotherapy – the Hakomi method: The integrated use of mindfulness, nonviolence, and the body. Mendocino, CA: LifeRhythm.

Rosenberg , J., & Rand, M. (1985) Body, self, and soul: Sustaining integration. Atlanta, GA: Humanics, Ltd.

Smith, E. W. L. (1985). The body in psychotherapy. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, Inc.

Dance/Movement Therapy

Bartenieff, I., & Lewis, D. (1980). Body movement: Coping with the environment. New York, NY: Gordon and Breach, Science Publishers, Inc.

Caldwell, C. (1996). Getting our bodies back: Recovery, healing, and transformation through body-centered psychotherapy. Boston, MA: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Chodorow, J. (1991). Dance therapy and depth psychology: The moving imagination. New York, NY: Routledge.

Espenak, L. (1981). Dance therapy: Theory and application. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Kestenberg Amighi, J., Loman, S., Lewis, P., & Sossin, K. M. (1999). The meaning of movement: Developmental and clinical perspectives of the Kestenberg Movement Profile. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Gordon and Breach Publishers.

Levy, F. J. (1988). Dance movement therapy: A healing art. Reston, VA: The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.

Levy, F. J. (1995). Dance and other expressive arts therapies: When words are not enough. New York, NY: Routledge.

Sandel, S. J., Chaiklin, S., & Lohn, A. (1993). Foundations of dance/movement therapy: The life and work of Marian Chace. Columbia, MD: Marian Chace Memorial Fund; American Dance Therapy Association.

Schoop, T., & Mitchell, P. (1974). Won't you join the dance?: A dancer's essay into the treatment of psychosis. New York, NY: Mayfield Publishing Company.

Siegel, E. V. (1984). Dance-movement therapy: Mirror of ourselves. The psychoanalytic approach. New York, NY: Human Sciences Press, Incorporated.

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