The Psychology of the Body / Edition 2

The Psychology of the Body / Edition 2

by Barbara Goodrich-Dunn
     
 

ISBN-10: 1608311562

ISBN-13: 9781608311569

Pub. Date: 01/31/2013

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Prepare your students to appropriately identify, understand, and respond appropriately to the phenomenon of emotional release during massage and bodywork! This new edition continues to provide a crucial basis of knowledge for massage therapy and students regarding the emotional impact of effective massage therapy. With a new, more colorful layout, this new edition

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Prepare your students to appropriately identify, understand, and respond appropriately to the phenomenon of emotional release during massage and bodywork! This new edition continues to provide a crucial basis of knowledge for massage therapy and students regarding the emotional impact of effective massage therapy. With a new, more colorful layout, this new edition has been fully revised to address the latest science around this topic. Furthermore, in-text features aim to help students apply their learning to actual practice as a massage therapist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608311569
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/31/2013
Series:
LWW Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational Series
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
493,979
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Reviewers
Introduction - How to Use This Book
Sect. IThe Body Organizes Experience
1The Psychological Life of the Body1
2Psychological Factors Affecting Massage Therapy12
3Psychological Defenses Affecting Massage Therapy33
4Boundaries and Limits in Massage Therapy67
Sect. IIThe Inseparable Body and Mind
5The Bodymind Connection95
6Emotional Release110
Sect. IIIArmoring and Chronic Psychological and Physical Patterns
7Armoring131
8Armoring: The Disembodied, Collapsed, and Compressed Character Structures151
9Armoring: The Rigid Character Structures192
Sect. IVInteractions: Yourself, Your Clients, and the Therapeutic Community
10Understanding Mental Health Conditions and Disorders223
11Working With Mental Health Professionals253
Index269

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