Breathing as a Tool for Self-Regulation and Self-Reflection, by Minna Martin

Living in the Breath: Breathing as a tool for professionals in health care, interpersonal work, teaching and guidance

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When introducing people to the breathing school method, I have often started by describing my professional background and the history of psychophysical breathing therapy, because I believe these explain why I use breathing as an important tool and pathway in my psychotherapeutic work.

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False Bodies, True Selves: Moving Beyond Appearance-Focused Identity Struggles, by Nicole Schnackenberg

The Objectified Body as a Transitional Object in Anorexia and Body Dysmorphic Disorders

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False Bodies, True Selves: Moving Beyond Appearance-Focused Identity Struggles and Returning the the True Self is a book embedded in Donald Winnicott’s idea of the false self and true Self. Winnicott, an English paediatrician and psychoanalyst writing in the 1950s and 60s, described the development of a false self within the mother-infant relationship when the infant’s spontaneous impulses are met with non-acceptance.

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