Training for Professionals

Training for Professionals

Radix Institute Training Program for Professionals – Radix training may be taken in many places throughout the world, though more travel will be required from some locations to get approved experiential work, to obtain in-person supervision and to attend regional training workshops and extended summer training workshops.  There are three aspects to the training program, all essential.  The first is experiential work: the trainee must,...

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The Radix Workshop Experience

The Radix Workshop Experience

About the Workshops The body in Psychotherapy and Counselling This is an introduction to the theory and practice of Body Centered Psychotherapy and how it relates to traditional psychotherapy & counselling. Participants will learn practical skills that can be applied to traditional verbal therapy or skills that will complement other somatic trainings. This workshop provides a good grounding for the other workshops & it is recommended –...

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Radix and Somatic Therapy

Radix and Somatic Therapy

Why a Somatic approach The effects of receiving regular bodywork can aid individuals in coping with and managing anxiety and depression. An effective approach elicits a relaxation response, resulting in decreased heart rate, lowered blood pressure, stress reduction, and increased energy. Moreover, the calming and tranquilizing effects of a session are highly beneficial to people in states of duress. When emotions are left unresolved over long...

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Therapeutic Goals and Concepts of Radix Work

Therapeutic Goals and Concepts  of Radix Work

Seminar #1 of the Radix Training Program by Narelle McKenzie, Director of Radix Training Australia INTRODUCTION When I entered the Radix training program in 1981, there was no material available that helped me integrate my learning of this approach with my training and experience as a psychologist.  Since completing my training, I have given considerable thought as to how the two fit.  This is a summary of a paper I presented at the Radix...

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What Scientific Research Says about Body Psychotherapy:

What Scientific Research Says about Body Psychotherapy:

A Review of the Empirical Literature on Body-Oriented Psychotherapy. by John May, Ph.D. Radix is one of many forms of body psychotherapy. I have seen estimates that there are as many as 100 named “brands” of body psychotherapy. Like many forms of body psychotherapy, Radix can trace its roots to the work of Wilhelm Reich. Reich was a controversial figure, revered by some, regarded as a fraud by others. He established his work and...

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