Break Through with Breathwork: Jump-Starting Personal Growth in Counseling and the Healing Arts

Break Through with Breathwork: Jump-Starting Personal Growth in Counseling and the Healing Arts

by Jim Morningstar Ph.D.


View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Tuesday, April 30

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781623171612
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 10/03/2017
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,277,577
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

JIM MORNINGSTAR, PhD, is a pioneer in the integration of psychotherapy with mind-body techniques such as breathwork and bio-spiritual energetics. A licensed clinical psychologist since 1973, Morningstar is the originator of Therapeutic Breathwork and the founder of Transformations, a school of Integrative Psychology, as well as InWellness, which teaches organizations how to implement whole-person wellness programs for their employees. He is also the co-director of the Global Professional Breathwork Alliance (, setting ethical and training standards for the field of dyadic breathwork. He teaches workshops and training seminars internationally.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Introduction xv

Chapter 1 Breath in the Consulting Room 1

Chapter 2 Principles of Therapeutic Breathwork Facilitation in Counseling and Community 11

Chapter 3 The Evolution of Therapy and Breathwork 29

Chapter 4 Therapeutic Breathwork and the Healing of Trauma 71

Chapter 5 Therapeutic Breathwork and Body Themes: An Integrative Approach and Neuroscience Hypotheses to Six Major Breathing Patterns 111

Chapter 6 Therapeutic Breathwork's Application in Life Challenges, Professional Practice, and Conscious Growth 151

Appendix I Global Professional Breathwork Alliance Training's Standards and Ethics 177

Appendix II Breath worker Training 181

Appendix III Breathwork Research Resources 183

Notes 185

Index 191

About the Author 197

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews