The Use of Voice for treatment of Psychosomatic Disturbances

Author/s Oleg V. Nemirinskiy, Oksana G. Shevchenko
Publishing Year 2013 Issue 2013/1
Language Italian Pages 12 P. 125-136 File size 433 KB
DOI 10.3280/GEST2013-001010
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The article is an application of gestalt approach to psychosomatic therapy which considers a symptom as a frozen contradiction and as a unity of retroflection and projection and offers methodical integration of work with body processes and relationships. The authors elaborated a voice method in psychosomatic therapy. Stages of voice therapy, particular techniques and clinical illustrations are presented. Finally, there are two short case descriptions which illustrate the principles of symptom as well as stages and techniques of therapy.

Keywords: Symptom, contradiction, contact boundary, reverse of retroflection, relational context, chronic body tension.

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Oleg V. Nemirinskiy, Oksana G. Shevchenko, L’espressione vocale nel trattamento gestaltico dei disturbi psicosomatici in "QUADERNI DI GESTALT" 1/2013, pp 125-136, DOI: 10.3280/GEST2013-001010