Hakomi Method of Body-Centered Therapy
Hakomi Therapy is a body-centered psychotherapy based on the principles of mindfulness, nonviolence, and the unity of mind and body. It was first developed by Ron Kurtz and others at the Hakomi Institute in Boulder, Colorado in the 1970s. Hakomi theory is that from birth to adulthood, we apply meaning to our experiences, to the world, and to our selves.
These meanings become unconscious core beliefs, which determine how we think, act and feel.
They are so automaton-like that we are not able to be
fully alive, spontaneous, and loving. Practitioners are encouraged to focus awareness on feelings, moods, and attitudes.
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- The Hakomi Institute
Organization teaching Hakomi worldwide. Founded by Ron Kurtz in 1980.
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Ron developed the Hakomi Method over a period of thirty-nine years. He has been leading workshops since 1968 and trainings since the mid-1970ís. ...
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