Guest: Marlene Marie Prinzing, M.A., PHYSICAL & MENTAL REHAB EXPERT.
Marlene – traditional approaches to mental and physical health have been separated out from each other. Somatic psychology as a general practice, however, is an interdisciplinary field involving the study of the body, somatic experience, and the embodied self, including therapeutic and holistic approaches to body. The word somatic comes from the ancient Greek root σωματ- somat- (body). The word psychology comes from the ancient Greek psyche (breath, soul hence mind) and -logia (study). Body Psychotherapy is a general branch of this subject, while Somatherapy, Eco-somatics and Dance Therapy, for example, are specific branches of the subject. Somatic psychology is a field of study that bridges the Mind-body dichotomy.