Welcome to Somatic Psychotherapy Australia. Somatic Psychotherapy Australia is the peak professional association that represents Somatic Psychotherapists and other closely allied forms of body inclusive psychotherapists practicing throughout Australia. Somatic Psychotherapy Australia seeks to ensure our members provide the highest quality services by ensuring they have access to professional support and development. To learn more about who we are, and what Somatic Psychotherapy is, browse this website and feel free to contact us.
Although situated in the broad family of psychotherapeutic treatments, Somatic Psychotherapy is a unique discipline. Like other contemporary psychotherapies, emphasis is placed on the uniqueness of the individual, and the qualities present in the particular therapeutic relationship formed by each therapist-client dyad.Read More
People work with Somatic Psychotherapists for a wide range of outcomes, which often include the development of self awareness through exploration and expression, increased self regulation, vitality and aliveness. Use our search function to find the most suitable somatic psychotherapist for you.Read More
Somatic Psychotherapy Australia provides a program of ongoing professional development events in both Sydney and Melbourne along with an annual weekend residential conference. These events provide an opportunity for professional engagement with the best in somatic psychotherapy and other related disciplines. All are welcome.Read More
Somatic Psychotherapists help people to deal with their concerns not only through talking but also by helping them to become deeply aware of their bodily sensations, movements, and behaviours. Through this awareness and deep connection with themselves, they are encouraged to make different choices that begin to create the change they seek in their wellbeing, their relationships and their mental states.Learn more
You are always welcome at Somatic Psychotherapy Australia to apply for membership or to upgrade an existing membership. We have membership options available for people in all situations. Click here to find out more about these options and their requirements.
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“…patients who receive psychodynamic therapy maintain therapeutic gains and appear to continue to improve after treatment ends.”
“The results suggest that BPT is a feasible treatment option for some of the patients with chronic depression who have not responded to any other available treatments, and that it may lead to significant improvements.”
“Therapy helped chronic patients with physical, psychological, sexual, psychiatric and existential problems to improve health, ability, and quality of life.”