Dr Pat Ogden

Dr Pat Ogden

Pat Ogden, PhD, (she/her), is a pioneer in somatic psychology, the creator of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy method, and founder of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute (sensorimotor.org). Dr. Ogden is a clinician, consultant, international lecturer and Dr. Ogden is the first author of two groundbreaking books in somatic psychology: Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Trauma and Attachment (2015). Her third book, The Pocket Guide to Sensorimotor Psychotherapy in Context, advocates for an anti-racist perspective in psychotherapy practice, and will be released summer 2021. Her current interests include couple therapy, child and family therapy, social justice, diversity, inclusion, consciousness, and the philosophical/spiritual principles that underlie her work.


Online Modules

Talks On Demand

Past and Current Confer Events


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