Integrated Approach to Personal Growth and
is a form of personal growth work put into practice by John Lawson. It is based on
the bioenergetic and
character-analytic principles elaborated by Wilhelm Reich. In the
Reichian therapy, the work is carried out in individual sessions with a
combined verbal and somatic
energy are established as blocks in respiration are
of chronic muscular tension (armoring) are reduced with the
aid of technical procedures tailored
to the specific needs of the individual.
vitality and enhanced self-expression are stimulated through the
release of the natural flow
of feeling and awareness.
understanding is grounded somatically through work with the body
analytically through discussion.
personality growth is the goal of
growth results from a deep
life of the body and
characterized by an enhanced responsiveness to the challenges of life.
Lawson is a private instructor in
Reichian Energetics. He
in Portland, Oregon, where he has maintained a practice since the early
1980's. Mr. Lawson works with clients in individual
sessions. He also conducts workshops, and he lectures on a
variety of subjects relevant to the improved understanding of human
functioning. He is the author of various articles and monographs
as well as the book The
Affirmation of Life: A Reichian Energetic Perspective.
Sessions by Appointment
PO Box 25333 Portland, OR 97298
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