What is it that makes somatic psychotherapy so effective?This is a very broad question, and there are many ways to address it.
For instance, you might approach it from a broad, theoretical perspective... or a very narrow focus on a given technique... or anything in between.
You might talk about what you see as common to many body-oriented modalities, or about one specific modality.
You might talk about a specific example with a specific client, or be more general.
You mig...ht talk about it from the therapist's point of view, or from the client's point of view.
Issues of sex and power are not just things that happen to clients. In what way have you experienced them?
In a discussion with Kathrin Stauffer about Sex & Power, she starts her reflections on these developments by some thoughts about the nature of power and her own relationship with it.
Kathrin Stauffer PhD, Body and Integrative Psychotherapist (UKCP), was born and educated in Switzerland. Originally a research biochemist, she retrained at the Chiron Centre for Body Psyc...hotherapy in London. She is the author of the book 'Anatomy & Physiology for Psychotherapists: Connecting Body & Soul' (W.W. Norton 2010). She works in private practice in Cambridge, England, as a body psychotherapist, EMDR therapist and supervisor. She is currently the Chair of the EABP Council of National Associations and a Board member of EABP. She has presented workshops on questions of self-confidence in the psychotherapy profession, and also on a panel of women's issues at the 2016 EABP Congress in Athens, Greece.