Tag: Bioenergetics

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Do You Need to be Physically Fit to do Bioenergetics?

Effective Ways to Modify Bioenergetic Exercises to Suit Your Needs Do you have to be physically fit to do bioenergetic therapy or body-based psychotherapy? No, …

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Enjoy Life!

Praise for the Practice of Bioenergetics A testimonial: I am a child and adult psychiatrist with thirty years of experience. Over the last four years …

One Simple Tool to Alleviate Depression

One Simple Tool to Alleviate Depression

I’m not saying that your depression will go away forever by using one simple tool. Obviously, that’s ridiculous. But hear me out. First, as I’m …

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I’m not Afraid of Storms, for I’m Learning How to Sail my Ship

Navigating the seas of feeling Early in life, it was hard to ride the waves of your emotions without getting swamped. The feelings were so …

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Anger Management

Anger Management

A Unique Approach To Anger Management My approach to anger management is a little bit different from what you’ll find anywhere else. And I will …

Leah Benson YouTube video, 2 Moves for Better Relationships

2 Moves for Better Relationships

Here are 2 moves for better relationships. They’re exercises you can do to get on the road to gaining the skills you’ll need. They might …

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Why Breathing to Calm Down Doesn’t Work

Calming Breath It’s no secret that deep breathing will calm you down when you’re stressed out. Unless, of course, you’re someone who can’t calm down …

Who is The Best Therapist in Tampa?

Who is The Best Therapist in Tampa?

Better than all the rest! Let’s say you’re a self-sufficient, hard-working, high achiever in Tampa Bay. If you’ve come to the conclusion that you need …

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The first goal of bioenergetic analysis is self-awareness. This means being consciously aware of all the feelings in your body. ” -Dr. Alexander Lowen, founder of …

Leah Benson Therapy illustrates the grounding pose bioenergetic exercise

What is a Grounding Pose?

The grounding pose is a fundamental bioenergetic exercise. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.  Bend at the hips. Bend your knees slightly. Let your fingertips …


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