The Bodynamic Psychotherapy System’s Approach to “Rebirthing” – a Re-orienting Birth Model

By Erik Jarlnaes A family brought in their 8-month-old infant. The problem was, the family’s daily commute (1 hour to work and 1 hour back again) meant that the baby sat in her car seat, crying more or less loudly for two hours every day.…

Bodynamic Therapy for couples

BODY PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH COUPLES: USING THE SEVEN DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES MODEL OF BODYNAMIC ANALYSIS by Anne Isaacs, LCSW, and Joel Isaacs, Ph.D. Recently one of us was asked to participate in a panel on body psychotherapy with couples that…

Bodynamics Webinar - Sept 20, 2016

Join us for a lively and informative evening with Anne Isaacs, LCSW and Joel Isaacs, Ph.D., who will be talking about how understanding the psychological functions of muscles makes verbal psychotherapy more efficient and effective. As opposed…

Why I use Bodynamics

by Betsy Zmuda-Swanson I'm a longtime psychotherapist, MSW by training. I fell in love with the excitement of personal change just after college in myself and in others. It's nearly indescribable to explain what stirred in me. It was this…

USABP Webinar - Healing Developmental Disruptions

Anne and Joel recently conducted a webinar with the USABP on March 24th. To listen to the full audio recording and view the slideshow please click on the following link: USABP - Healing Developmental Disruptions: Using the body to focus…

Where Yoga meets the Psyche

by Joel Isaacs, PhD Have you ever had the experience that certain asanas never seem to get easier, or that certain muscles don’t seem to respond the way most of your others do? Have you wondered why? Many years ago when I first discovered…

Do you need therapy? How to tell. With Anne & Joel Isaacs

Do you need therapy? How to tell. With Anne & Joel Isaacs of Bodynamic USA - Interview by Adelle Ramcharan.  

Conversations with Erik Jarlnaes

Recently Jonathan Zerbin conducted an interview with Erik Jarlnaes one of the original founders of the Bodynamic System in Los Angeles. Joel Isaacs co-founder of Bodynamic Institute USA joined in to contribute as well.