Some of the things I do as a therapist
My philosophy is to be with myself and the client with what is now - for example, the body sensations and structure, sitting on an edge to act that is hidden, or about difficult, previous events that continue to bug you. I invite dreams and images, negative ideas of yourself that suffocate your positive view and look to integrate them to find integrity. A way to include the dark and light.
I am a somatic therapist. My primary channel is kinesthetic and I work with relation to the truth that it offers . I observe breath, muscle tightness or flaccidity and enquire about mental images and body sensations.
In that I use modalities of rebirthing, yoga, counseling with a gestalt orientation, massage and bodywork.
My philosophy is to be with myself and the client with what is now, what is obvious - for example:
sitting on the edge of what is next if we stay with the process, an edge which may be just beyond consciousness.
I observe posture, movements and structure, looking for tightness, relaxation, restlessness, balance upper and lower body, left and right, front and back, inner and outer experience.
I enquire about body sensations, disturbed thoughts, the clients knowing of themselves, of any edge to act that is hidden and difficult, previous events that continue to bug him/her, dreams, memories and images, negative ideas that suffocate his/her positive view .
I observe breath for chest or abdomen movement, speed, depth, pauses.
I believe that the client has their own answers if they are able to act from a point of inner freedom and integrity. I challenge a client who acts as an innocent victim to find that place.
I assess them structurally and functionally and figure out what is out of balance (thank you Ida Rolf) and work real deep on the tissues that are maintaining the difficulty suggest experiments to explore the issues, eg two-chair work, making sounds, artwork, doing a technique such as rebirthing, holding a body posture that evokes a feeling.
I work with relation to the truth that the body and breath offers at all times. My client might want to please me or themselves by acting in a certain way, but their body will never lie.
Read our article on Yoga Psychology.