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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
The Nature of Trauma and Dissociation
Online module

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







Book of the Month
The Disintegrating Self: Psychotherapy of Adult ADHD, Autistic Spectrum, and Somato-psychic Disorders
Author: Phil Mollon

Many psychotherapy clients have (undiagnosed) traits within the ADHD and autistic spectrums – two constellations of the “mistuned brain” that often overlap The essence of ADHD is emotional dysregulation, and the sufferer displays enhanced needs for egosupportive responses from others... read more...
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Professor Peter Fonagy

Professor Peter Fonagy considers the research to show what treatments are most effective when working with children and adolescents suffering from anxiety, ADHD, depression, relationship and conduct problems... view...

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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

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