TRAINING



BIOENERGETIC ANALYSIS INTRODUCTORY WORSHOPS

FOR

  • Students and graduates in psychology and medicine.
  • Students and graduates in nursing, physiotherapy and social work.
  • Sport Monitors, Massage Therapists, Chiropractors.
  • Students and graduates dedicated to teaching.
  • Students and professionals in performing arts.
  • In general, people anxious to know the source of their stress and emotions.

ORGANIZATION OF THE WORKSHOP

10 hours of experiential awork on a Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, held in Seville by certified psychotherapists, in small groups (maximum 8 people). Date:see Activities page.

CONTENTS OF THE WORKSHOP

The contents shall comply with the demands and concerns of participants in each group. It will be also provided a brief review of general concepts that are handled:
1. Bioenergetic Analysis basic history and concepts.
2 The relationship between the client and therapist.
3. Techniques:
- 3.1 Diagnosis: body and character.
- 3.2 Exercises for emotional expressiveness.
- 3.3 The therateutic analysis.
4. The cure: physical and psychological disorders where we can intervene.

PRICE: 30 euros.

To reserve a place, please call telephone 954 580011 or via e-mail from this website.


TRAINING OF PSYCHOTHERAPISTS
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The full texts of both the training program and the guidelines for certification can be found in the Documents page.

Here is a brief summary:
Training in A.B. is run by a training team composed of international trainers and supervised by the Training Commission of IIBA (IIBA Teaching Committee).
Students must participate in a training program at least four years, with at least 20 days of theoretical and experiential training in group each year and follow a continuous process of psychotherapy of a minimum of 140 hours with a certified psychotherapist.

Basic knowledge of BA, including: The theory of BA, including the character structure.
- The psychoanalytic theory, including transference and countertransference.
- The theory of development .
- The therapeutic relationship between therapist and patient.
- The story of bioenergetics from Freud to Reich and Lowen.
- Make a diagnosis using a variety of methods, including “the reading of body” .
- Using bioenergetic techniques.
- Working with energy processes.
- Integrate the physical and analytical work.
- To be in relationship with the client.

After the initial training it is still a clinical phase in which each student is required to do 50 hours of supervision with a certificated supervisor.

To obtain the certification degree additional qualifications are required: to demonstrate applied knowledge on practical cases (videotaped) and to perform a theoretical or clinical report.

In addition, the candidate must possess the personal qualities necessary for therapeutic work, which includes:
- A professional and ethical conduct.
- Respect the limits.
- Understanding the structure of own character.
- The awareness and capacity contain and express impulses and feelings appropriately.
- Being comfortable with own's emotions and sexuality and the patient's .
- The tune, empathy and compassion.
- The capacity of vitality and being rooted.
- Being aware in therapy of issues related to differences of culture, gender, economics, religion and ethnic group.
- The commitment to lifelong learning and personal growth.

REQUEST FOR TRAINING

Currently, the SAAB promotes a training group in bioenergetic analysis. Interested persons can contact the committee training via e-mail from this page or by telephone.

Selection criteria for acceptance into a training program in Bioenergetic Analysis, the candidate must meet the following requirements:
  • Candidates must be mature and confident, be sensitive, compassionate and capable of empathy and connection with others

  • Candidates must have a Graduate Diploma or Higher in the fields of mental health, physical health or social services. Candidates may be accepted into the program without these degrees with the condition that the studies will be completed before reaching the clinical phase of the training program.

  • Experience: Candidates must have experience as clinicians and as patients in BA.

ORGANIZATION
Typically, the training group meets 4 or 5 times a year, during weekends, to focus the learning hours with the trainer selected by the coordinator of training.

Price: The components of the training group should bear the cost of fees, travel and accommodation of the trainer, in addition to their own accommodation.

A training group should reach the recommended maximum of sixteen students, but often 10 to 12 are sufficient for the cost of the training sessions if it is affordable for the group.

The local training committee of the SAAB, will support the initial organizational steps of the training group and thereafter will remain available to work with this group when necessary.

The therapists in training must be active members of the Andalusian Society of BA and participate in the activities organized for them the training committee.

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