Whether you’re new to somatic approaches or a seasoned practitioner, this toolbox will be a game-changer in your work.
From over 25 years of clinical experience, Manuela Mischke- Reeds, MA, LMFT, has created the go-to resource for mental health therapists who want to incorporate somatic techniques into their daily practice. Highly-effective for clients dealing with trauma and stress disorders, somatic psychotherapy is the future of healing the entire person-body and mind.
Section-by-section, this toolbox guides the clinician through:
• Targeted somatic interventions for trauma, stress and PTSD
• Steps to incorporate the body into your current therapeutic approach
• Mindfulness techniques and breath work
• Starting guidelines, safety concerns and keys to success
• Getting to know their own body to better use body work with clients
“A thorough, thoughtful, and immensely practical workbook written to help therapists work with clients' bodily responses, not just with their actions and emotions. Manuela Mischke-Reeds has a compassionate voice that imbues her very precise somatic interventions and suggestions with warmth and clinical wisdom.”
-Janina Fisher, PhD
About the Author:
Manuela Mischke-Reeds, MA, LMFT, is a licensed somatic psychotherapist, international teacher and speaker, author and meditation teacher. She co-directs and teaches at the Hakomi Institute of California and is the developer of “From Trauma to Dharma,” a somatic trauma training for professionals. Mischke-Reeds is the author of 8 Keys to Practicing Mindfulness and a contributor to Hakomi Mindfulness-Centered Somatic Psychotherapy.