The primary focus in this Integrative Body Psychotherapy (IBP) couple’s workshop is an awakening in body and mind that can lead to an integrated sense of self, presence, constancy, and well-being. With this heightened limbic capacity, couples can establish an energetic, loving bond of connection and attunement. When an energetic/emotional bond is not established or felt, disappointment can turn into boredom, irritation, and problem seeking.
As a foundation for heightening love, intimacy, and sexuality, during this workshop couples develop insight and skills for releasing underlying, deep-rooted somatic patterns of body and mind that are no longer working. The most fundamental and pervasive theme the group will address is the basic fault, which often comes to the surface as, I’m not enough, I’m too much, I’m bad, defective, alone, or no one understands me or is there for me. These feelings emanate from both existential and relational aloneness. When this lifelong theme is deactivated and no longer carried within or projected on your most intimate relationship, new possibilities are revealed.
Couples will be shown effective tools for heightened aliveness, sustaining a sense of self in the body, making sex better, opening to existential/spiritual themes, intimacy, conscious
aging, trust, and hope.