My Body, My Trauma, My I

My Body, My Trauma, My I : Constellating our intentions - exiting our traumabiography

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Professor Dr Franz Ruppert is known for his groundbreaking theoretical work with trauma and identity, under the title of Identity-oriented Psychotraumatology Therapy (IoPT).
Building on the developments laid out in his eight previous books (five of which are translated into English), this book focusses on physical illness as the natural end result of longterm unresolved emotional trauma.
The premise is that `physical illnesses', whether structural problems, chronic illnesses, undefinable malaise or nameable diseases, are likely to have as their foundations some form of very early psychological traumatisation.
The book is a collection of essays, starting with an overview by Professor Ruppert from the perspective of IoPT theory, followed by an essay by Dr Harald Banzhaf, Medical Head of the Healing Centre Zollernalb, Germany, who illustrates at length how current scientific and medical developments support Ruppert's theories and thinking.
The other 23 essays are written by practitioners who work with IoPT theory and method, bringing their own particular interest and expertise to understanding the origins of a variety of physical complaints in early emotional traumas.
My Body, My Trauma, My I provides a further link in our understanding of ourselves as human beings, who we are, and why we suffer from the ailments that we do..
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Product details

  • Paperback | 378 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 21mm | 480g
  • Trudoxhill, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0955968380
  • 9780955968389
  • 464,848

Table of contents

Trauma as the key to understanding physical suffering - Harald Banzhaf. My heart, my love, my trauma - Dagmar Strauss. Food, the digestive system and trauma - Evelyn Hahn. Severe constipation - Beate Herrmann. When traumas affect the kidneys - Ingrid Perg. My breathing, my lungs, my trauma - Patrizia Manukian. My eyes, my trauma, my I - Aurora Wolf. Chronic pain as a consequence of trauma - Annemarie Denk. Psychotrauma and skin diseases - Marta Thorsheim. My teeth, my trauma, my I - Thomas R. Roell. Back pain and its causes - Thilo Behla. My right hip and I: the story of my rebirth - Gerlinde Fischedick. Chronic shoulder pain - Martina Wittmann. "What has happened to my neck?" - Juliane von Krause. Trauma and posture - Catherine Xavier. Rheumatoid arthritis - Isabella Gerstgrasser. Lymphoma - `cancer' - Kate Collier. Sleep disorders and psychotrauma - Nadja Palombo. Childhood diseases, parents and trauma -. Bettina Schmalnauer. Who am I in my body and in my sexuality as a woman? - Ellen Kersten. Cervical cancer and becoming a mother - Diana Lucia Vasile. The male body, sex and trauma - Stephan Konrad Niederwieser. The menopause - opportunity for a change in perspective - Andrea Tietz. Sport, the body and trauma - Christina Freund.
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About Julia Stuebs

Professor Dr Franz Ruppert, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich, Germany. He gained his PhD in Work and Organisational Psychology at the Technical University of Munich in 1985.Since 1995 he has specialised in psychotherapeutic work, with a particular focus on the aetiology of severe mental disorders. This has led him to an in depth study of attachment processes and trauma and the resulting impact of early traumatisation on the infant. His publications include: Verwirrte Seelen (2002, Kosel, Munich), (Confused Souls, not available in English), followed by four books translated from German into English: Trauma, Bonding & Family Constellations: Understanding and Healing Injuries of the Soul (2008), Splits in the Soul: Integrating Traumatic Experiences (2011), Symbiosis & Autonomy: Symbiotic Trauma and Love Beyond Entanglements (2012), Trauma, Fear and Love; How the Constellation of the Intention Supports Healthy Autonomy (2014) all published in English by Green Balloon Publishing, Steyning, UK.Ruppert teaches in Germany and many other countries including Brazil, Canada, Britain, Ireland, Italy, Russia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Turkey and Spain, furthering his insights into the deeper transgenerational effects of trauma in different cultures, and researching the methodology of constellations as a means of better understanding the effects and healing of trauma.
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