Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication in Psychotherapy

Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication in Psychotherapy

by Gill Westland


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393709247
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 08/24/2015
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 1,245,531
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Gill Westland founding director of Cambridge Body Psychotherapy Centre, trains body psychotherapists and teaches on the MA body psychotherapy at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK. She also co-edits Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction: Setting the Scene 1

1 Neurological Foundations of Non-Verbal Communication 27

2 How Babies Relate: Infant Development and Communication 45

3 Being With the Self, Being With the Client 71

4 Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication: Two Communication Streams Interacting Together 103

5 Breathing and Relating 135

6 Being With Emotions 161

7 Free Association Through the Body: Guiding Implicit Communications of Clients Toward Fuller Expression 195

8 Touch: Direct Communication 217

9 Using Creative Media for Expression 241

Conclusion: Going on From Here 263

Glossary 267

References 271

Index 291

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