Webinar Series 2022 - Bioenergetic Basics
Venue: Zoom - Virtual Webinars | City: Barcelona, Spain
Webinar Series 2022: Bioenergetic Basics - History and Evolution of Bioenergetic Analysis by Guy Tonella
Bioenergetic Analysis | Expressive Mind / Body Psychotherapy
Bioenergetic Analysis was created by Alexander Lowen, M.D. (New York) in the 1950s. It is based on the work of Wilhelm Reich, a disciple and contemporary of Sigmund Freud.
In this webinar, I will first describe the theoretical and practical Lowenian foundations of Bioenergetic Analysis: the energetic dynamics of human functioning, then its characterological organization in response to unresolved childhood conflicts and traumas.
Then I will present the current evolution of Bioenergetic Analysis, enlightened by contemporary research in neurobiology, by work on trauma, by contributions from related theoretical and therapeutic fields, such as attachment theory.
a. Birth of Bioenergetic Analysis
b. Theoretical and practical basics of Bioenergetic Analysis
i. Energetic functioning of the human being
Pulsating and wave function
ii. Regulation of the energetic functioning
Pendulous function integrating opposing experiences
Pendulous function regulating functional bipolarities
iii. Characterological response
c. The evolution of Bioenergetic Analysis
i. Integration of attachment theory: attachment patterns and properties of the attachment bond
ii. A developmental model of the Self
iii. Integration of neurobiological contemporary models contemporains and enrichment of the concept of character
iv. A multi-referenced approach to trauma
v. A multi-referenced approach to therapeutic relationship: intersubjective, analytical, transferential
3. Q & A
- Understand the specificity of Bioenergetic Analysis as a mind-body approach.
- Discover the theoretical foundations of Bioenergetic Analysis.
- Understand the specificity of the bioenergetic work method (technical, relational and experiential approach).
- Present its specific therapeutic objectives working with inhibitions, conflicts, developmental traumas or factual traumas.
About the speaker:
Dr Guy Tonella is a Doctor in Clinical and Developmental Psychology, CES of Psycho-physiology, Certified Bioenergetic Therapist, International IIBA Trainer and Faculty member, Co-Director of the Collège Français d’Analyse Bioénergétique. He was Professor of Psychology at Toulouse University for 20 years. He teaches in most European countries and in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, New Zealand and China. He is in private practice in Toulouse in France.
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- Each webinar will last 2 hours, including a theoretical and an experiential part and gives an opportunity for Q&A.
- These 6 webinars are open to anyone interested in attending. The webinar series is especially designed for both professionals who are considering bioenergetic training as well as those wishing to learn about the bioenergetic approach.
- All webinars are free of charge. Registration will be required, but will be open until the end of the event.
- Languages covered (original and simultaneous interpretation): English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese & Russian (1).
- Recordings will be available approximately 5-6 business days after each event.
- Reich, W. (1976, original ed. in German 1933). Character Analysis. Pocket Book.
- Lowen, A. (1971, original ed. 1958). The Language of the Body.London: Collier Macmillan Publishing Co.
- Lowen, A. (1976). Bioenergetics.London: Penguin Books.
- Fréchette, L. (2022). Basic principles, Fundamental Concepts and Values in Bioenergetic Analysis. Bioenergetic Analysis, 32(1), 43–49. https://doi.org/10.30820/0743-4804-2022-32-43
(1) Russian will be offered thanks our Moscow Training Group.
- 27.09.2022 18:00 - 20:00