Working with Emotions with Greater Efficiency: Through the Science of the Physiology of Emotions

Dr. Raja Selvam, PhD No matter what our clients are working on (trauma, attachment, spirituality, or other ordinary and difficult life experiences), the work with emotions plays a central role.  Anyone doing psychological work (in psychotherapy, bodywork, energy work, or teaching) has much to gain from integrating the knowledge about the physiology of emotions from […]

Improving Outcomes in Somatic Experiencing (SE) through the Science of the Physiology of Emotions and Principles of Energy Psychology

A workshop with Dr. Raja Selvam, PhD Somatic Experiencing (SE) is an evidence-based body-oriented method for resolving trauma symptoms with training programs in nearly three dozen countries around the world. It was developed by developed by Dr. Peter Levine, PhD, the recipient of the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy’s lifetime achievement award. Based on […]

Improving Outcomes in Focusing Therapy through the Science of the Physiology of Emotions

A workshop with Dr. Raja Selvam, PhD In 2016, the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP) gave Dr. Eugene Gendlin its lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the filed of body psychotherapy. Focusing therapy, developed by Dr. Gendlin at the University of Chicago in close collaboration with Dr. Karl Rogers, the developer of […]

Improving Outcomes in Exposure Therapy through the Science of the Physiology of Emotions

A Workshop with Dr. Raja Selvam, PhD Exposure therapy, based on principles of classical conditioning, is an evidence-based treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, not all clients might be able to cope with intense emotional and physical reactions from prolonged exposure that research shows is optimal for ensuring successful outcomes. The clients who have […]