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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
Boarding School Syndrome: The Psychological Trauma of the 'Privileged' Child
Author: Joy Schaverien

Boarding School Syndrome is an analysis of the trauma of the 'privileged' child sent to boarding school at a young age. Innovative and challenging, Joy Schaverien offers a psychological analysis of the long-established British and colonial preparatory and public boarding school tradition ... 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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