13th EABP Congress in Cambridge, UK

13th EABP Congress in Body Psychotherapy

14 – 17 September 2012, Cambridge, England

Body psychotherapy has traditionally been concerned with what happens in one person and in one body. In this congress, we want to go beyond the individual and explore what happens if we have two bodies together, or a room full of bodies, or a whole world full of bodies. We also want to explore the perennial image of the world – human and natural – as one body. Our central premise is that to truly inhabit our bodies is an invaluable resource with implications for us as individuals, for psychotherapeutic practice, and for the future of the planet. The programme is conceived as a journey from infancy through to the processes that affect bonding between individuals in adulthood, and beyond that to the bonds that can hold groups and societies of individuals together or apart, and finally to the relationship between us human beings and our natural world, the planet Earth.

Keynote Presenters:

  • Merete Holm Brantbjerg
  • Daniel Stern
  • Stephen Porges
  • Mary-Jayne Rust
  • Rubens Kignel
  • Arlene and Jean-Claude Audergon

Other presenters include: Carmen Ablack, Lily Anagnostopoulou, Shoshi Asheri, Asaf Rolef Ben-Shahar, Roz Carroll, Herbert Grassmann, Andrew Samuels, Michael Soth, Nick Totton, Tom Warnecke, Eric Wolterstorff.

The congress will be followed by a Research Symposium on September 18th.

Please visit the congress website for detailed information about the programme and the additional pre- and post-conference workshops:



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