Hakomi Mindfulness-Centered Somatic Psychotherapy: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice

Hakomi Mindfulness-Centered Somatic Psychotherapy: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice

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Hakomi Mindfulness-Centered Somatic Psychotherapy: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice by Halko Weiss, Greg Johanson, Lorena Monda

The authoritative text on Hakomi methods, theory, and practice.
Hakomi is an integrative method that combines Western psychology and body-centered techniques with mindfulness principles from Eastern psychology. This book, written and edited by members of the Hakomi Institute— the world’s leading professional training program for Hakomi practitioners—and by practitioners and teachers from across the globe, introduces all the processes and practices that therapists need in order to begin to use this method with clients. The authors detail Hakomi's unique integration of body psychotherapy, mindfulness, and the Eastern philosophical principle of non-violence, grounding leading-edge therapeutic technique in an attentiveness to the whole person and their capacity for transformation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393710724
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 05/25/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 351,811
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Halko Weiss, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and lecturer on mindfulness, couples therapy and body-centered psychotherapy for, among others, the Bavarian Licencing Board for Psychotherapists, ZIST Academy, University of Marburg, and the University Hospital in Tuebingen, Germany. Dr. Weiss initiated the largest multi-center scientific research project to date on body psychotherapy, authored 20 scientific publications and six books, and co-founded the Hakomi Institute in Boulder, Colorado. Leading hundreds of workshops and training courses throughout Germany, the US, Canada, and Australia, Dr. Weiss has been instrumental in developing the Hakomi Method and its curricula used worldwide. He also established a successful coaching training program in Germany and became the market leader there in Emotional Intelligence trainings for executives.

Greg Johanson, MDiv, PhD, LPC, NCC, a founding trainer of the Hakomi Institute, has a background in therapy as well as theology. He is a member of the American Psychological Association as well as the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. He has been active in writing, publishing over 175 items in the fields of psychotherapy and pastoral theology including (with Ron Kurtz) Grace Unfolding: Psychotherapy in the Spirit of the Tao-te ching. Greg has served on the editorial board of six professional journals and as editor of Hakomi Forum and has taught as an adjunct in a number of graduate schools. He has a special interest in integral psychology, which relates spirituality to individual consciousness and behavior in the context of social and cultural issues.

Lorena Monda, MS, DOM, LPCC, is a practicing psychotherapist and a doctor of oriental medicine. Lorena is a trainer for the Hakomi Institute and adjunct faculty at the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in
Austin, Texas, where she teaches courses in clinical communication integrating
Hakomi skills. She is the author of The Practice of Wholeness: Spiritual
Transformation in Everyday Life; a coauthor of The Clinical Guide to Commonly Used Chinese Herbal Formulas and The
Clinical Handbook of Chinese Veterinary Herbal Medicine; and a coeditor of I
Have Arrived, I Am Home: Celebrating 20 Years of Plum Village Life. Lorena lives in New Mexico with her husband John Scott and teaches Hakomi in the
United States and internationally. She is currently working on a book called
Mindfulness, Qi, and Transformation.

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