Michael Coster Heller
Psychotherapist, Lausanne
Book: 
Flesh of the Soul
The body we work with
Bern: Peter Lang, 2001
Book: 
Body Psychotherapy:
history, concepts & methods
New York: W.W. Norton, 2012
Book: 
Psychothérapies corporelles
Fondements et pratiques
Louvain: DeBoeck, 2008
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Psychothérapies corporelles fondements et méthodes
The Flesh of the soul


Book from Michael Heller. This volume is composed of 13 articles on how the body can be used in psychotherapy. They have been written by major authors who represent a large variety of approaches. The volume (in English) was published with the support of the European Association of Body Psychotherapy (EABP), and can be ordered at PeterLang  
   
   
Contents
 
Acknowledgements 7
   
MICHAEL HELLER
Presentation: the Organism as Physiology, Body, Flesh and Soul
9
   
The 1970s: Energy and Existence
   
GERDA BOYESEN
Body Psychotherapy is a Psychotherapy
33
MALCOLM BROWN
The How is Blood-Synergic Direct Touch
45
WILL DAVIS
Energetics and Therapeutic Touch
59
FRITZ-ALBERT POPP
Biophysical Aspects of the Psychic Situation
81
   
The 1980s: Integrating affect
and unconscious communication
   
MAARTEN AALBERSE
Graceful Means: Felt Gestures and Choreographic Therapy
101
GUSTL MARLOCK AND HALKO WEISS
In Search of the Embodied Self
133
BJORN BLUMENTHAL
The Psychotherapist’s Body
153
LUCIANO RISPOLI
Functional Psychology and the Basic Experience of the Self
161
JEROME LISS
Maps of Experience
173
   
The 1990s: Nonconscious multiplicities
   
ALBERT PESSO
The Elusive “I”
189
CHRISTINE CALDWELL
Addiction as Somatic Dissociation
213
MICHAEL HELLER, VERONIQUE HAYNAL-REYMOND,
ANDRÉ HAYNAL AND MARC ARCHINARD

Can Faces Reveal Suicide Attempt Risks?
231
SIEGFRIED FREY
New Directions in Communications Research:
The Impact of the Human Body on the Cognitive and
Affective System of the Perceiver
257
   
Postscript
   
GEORGE DOWNING
Bodies and Motion
285
Index 295