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Confer Speakers

Dr Pat Ogden

Pat Ogden, PhD is a pioneer in somatic psychology and the founder and director of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, an internationally recognized school that specializes in training psychotherapists in somatic/cognitive approaches for the treatment of trauma, developmental and attachment issues.

She has 35 years experience working with individuals and groups, is a co-founder of The Hakomi Institute, serves on the faculty of The Naropa University, and lectures internationally. She is the first author of the groundbreaking book, Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy.
Pat Ogden

Past and present Confer events
Embodied Approaches to Psychotherapy
Online module

The Nature of Trauma and Dissociation
Online module

Therapy in Motion:
the journey of therapy through the language of the body

Friday 27 and Saturday 28 March 2015

New Paradigms in Psychotherapy Technique - An Intensive with Dr Pat Ogden
Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March 2009

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Why Don't Psychotherapists Laugh?
Author: Ann Shearer

The capacity for humour is one of life's blessings. So why is it so lacking in the theory and even the practice of analysis and therapy? Why Donít Psychotherapists Laugh? is the first book of its kind about a neglected and even taboo topic: the place of enjoyment and... read more...

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