WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS

The more active and interactive exploration developed itself through presentations, demonstrations and posters, which, as we had hoped, the other presenters and participators produced, created and animated. The Workshop Presentations were the heart of the congress. They lasted one hour and a half. Their standard was excellent. Some were experiential; others more presentational and theoretical. The list of these included:

Hans Wassenaar

The physical essence of the resonating and meaning-processing Brain-Body-Mind unity.

Jack Lee Rosenberg & Beverly Kitaen Morse

Integrative Body Psychotherapy: Learning to sustain well-being in the body.

Thea Mertz

Freeing the feelings by freeing the voice.

Rainer Münk

Provoking empathetically - playing with the resistence - being mad in a healing way. What Body-Psychotherapy can learn from Provocative Therapy.

Erik Jarlnaes

PTSD - transforming brain research to Body-Psychotherapy.

Tiamat Ohm

Emotional Dance Process - Energy in movement.

Silja Wendelstadt

Eva Reich's gentle new-born massage - its evolution through my work in Italy.

Malcolm Brown

How the national character structures of Europeans and Americans predetermine different clinical orientations and choice of body methods bused by practicing Body-Psychotherapists.

Gustav Marlock & Halko Weiss

In search of the embodied self.

Theresia Mestmäcker

Mit zweien beginnt die Wahrheit (Nietzsche) - Übungen zur Entpatholisierung von Characterstrukturen aus Bioenergetic und Biosynthese durch Arbeit in Dyaden.

Lennart Ollars & others

Panel discussion about Scandanavian and Northeuropean Body-Psychotherapies.

Rolf Gronseth

On the Psychological Body.

Jon Sletvold

The Body of Body-Psychotherapy - Vertical and horizontal integration.

Clover Southwell

Talking straight to the energy.

Bo Ahrenfelt

Conflicts and congruencies in an energy model - Reich, new science and clinical implications

Vladimir Nikitin

A model of Psychophysical Rehabilitation (PPR) - a new direction in Body-Psychotherapy

Mona Lisa Boyesen

Der Körper - der inkarnierte Tempel.

Isias Costas & Marianne Doblinger-Wallner

Making use of pregnancy as an access to perinatal psychological material.

Bessel van der Kolk, Kekuni Minton & Pat Ogden

Processing traumatic memory: Brain research and Body-Psychotherapy.

Siegmar Gerken

What is Spiritual Oriented Body-Psychotherapy: The merging forces of soul movement and physical development.

Michel Heller & Björn Blumenthal

The Body-Psychotherapist's body.

Nicole Hahn

Body- and Gestalttherapy

Klaus von Ploetz

Systemische Körpertherapie

Thomas Loew

Empirische Forschung in der Körperpsychotherapie

Inge Krens-Weser

The Source of Life - The body and soul of the unborn.

Helga Krüger-Kirn

Der Körper in Paartherapie.

Luciano Rispoli

Developments in Body-Psychotherapy: Functional Thinking

Mark Ludwig

"One-, One-and-a Half, and Two-Persons Therapy": A model for therapeutic interventions.

Gerhard Zimmermann, R. Schopf, H.T. Geidt, & M. Hautzinger

Psychopathology and therapy of chronic eczema in the perspective of psychosomatic medicine - highly significant improvements in skin condition, anxiety, depression, and helplessness after treatment with Formative Psychotherapy (Keleman).

Lisbeth Marcher & Lennart Ollars

Modes of change - modes of psychotherapeutic approach.

Aman Peter Schröter

Water dancing - Aquatic BodyWork.

Robert Schleip

Rolfing - the possibilities and limitations of a "pure body therapy".

Tamia Küchler

Trauma-Consciousness in touch with body and soul

Esther Frankel & Milton Correa

Foelds of Intentionality: From the family history to individual psychosomatic organisation.

Laura Steckler

The Listening Hand: The Rubenfeld Synergy Method.

Rubens Kignel

Free Association and the Gamma-System in the body.

Gerda Boyesen

Freud's Motoric Ego: Bridge to Body Psychotherapy.

Eszter Zornànszky

Zur therapeutischen Beziehung in der Körperpsychotherapie.

Barbara Goodrich-Dunn

The Eye of the Beholder - Women, Image and Disembodiment.

William Weber

Holding the Soul in our Hands.

Liane Zink

The therapist's body in clinical practice: a reflection on the therapist's sexuality, pleasure and depression.

Anna Tuerke

Presentation of a new integrative method: "Deep Organic Psychodynamic Draining".

Maurizio Stupiggia

The Group as Therapist: The group's body in the Biosystemic Psychotherapy setting.

Barbara Santocchini & Renata Sardi

The relation between the flesh of the soul of the mother and the flesh of the soul of the child in the Organismic Psychotherapy view.

Liliane Bruse

Points and Positions (Will Davis) massage.

Thomas Harms

The Biology of Armoring in Infants.

Adelheid Kölle

Die "Körperseele" - Einblicke in die Zusammenhänge aus naturheilkundlicher Sicht.

Paula Diederichs

The souldof the baby cries out: Bodytherapy with infants / toddlers and their parents.

Sol Petersen

Transformation - the nature of Structural Integration: aHellerwork approach to psycho-physical change.

M.F. Schmidt & A.G. Gaußmann

Der Männer Rat

Richard Blamauer

Der Platz der Psychoorganischen Analyse in der Deutschen Therapielandschaft.

Lennart Ollars & Lisbeth Marcher

Modes of change through practical experience.

Jerome Liss

Epistomological considerations for the Clinical Psychologist.

Maarten Aalberse

From a degraded body to a graceful body.

Christiph Schweigstill

Early disturbance from an energetic point of view.

Stephano Sabetti

Life Energy Process (L.E.P.) - and the Resonant Body.

Will Davis

Biology and the body - a closer look at the power of connective tissue.

Michael Munzel

Multiple Sklerosis - Psychosomatic consequences from a lack of bonding.

Christine Caldwell

At Play in the Body.


We hope to be able to get further information about some of these workshops and presentations. Please check back to this page later if you are particularly interested. There will be an arrow indicator of further information against the workshop.

Demonstrations last one hour. Their aim was to offer specific aspects of the work which could help us to understand the body we work with. Their standard was also excellent and for a list of these, click here.

There were also Posters which were presented throughout the three days. A poster was another way to present, through photos, drawings and graphs, a specific aspect of the work which could help us understand the body we work with. These are also listed here.

For further details, please consult the Congress Organiser, on the first page. 

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