Introduction to Integrative Body Psychotherapy: For Personal Growth and Mental Health Professionals
September 17 & 18, 2022
A theoretical and experiential overview of IBP methodology as a somatic-based therapeutic modality in the context of traditional and emerging approaches in the mental health fields.
Key IBP concepts and tools are introduced for in-depth study and practice later in the program. Students are encouraged to develop a cohesive group, and to awaken somatic sense of self through presence, boundaries and self-awareness.
Meet the Teachers
Dr. Margie Gayle
Margie is a Certified Integrative Body Psychotherapy practitioner and teacher, is the Associate Director of IBP Central, and the Director of the Palm Springs IBP Institute. She holds a doctorate in Psychology from Ryokan College in Los Angeles. Margie is a California Licensed Psychologist, with an online and in-office private practice in Palm Springs, CA.
Mitchell E. Welch, MTOM (Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine)
Mitch is a Certified Integrative Body Psychotherapy (IBP) Allied Professional and teacher. Mitch graduated from Emperor’s College in Los Angeles, California with a Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon and is very active in Portland’s Search & Rescue community.
Sophie is a Certified Integrative Body Psychotherapy practitioner and teacher. She holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University in Los Angeles, and a second Master’s Degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica. Sophie has a private practice in Palm Springs, CA.
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