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Integrative Body Psychotherapy (IBP) is a body–mind psychotherapy. It is based on the understanding that the body and the mind are not separate and that they must be worked with simultaneously for any authentic, lasting change of depth. Awakening somatic presence involves more than muscles and tissues; it embodies a profound energetic essence of being, sometimes called one’s spirit, soul, life force, chi, core, or authentic sense of self. The primary emphasis of IBP is to provide the tools to create heightened aliveness and a connection to an authentic, underlying state that provides a stable sense of self, well-being, authenticity, and mental and emotional clarity.

Historical Context

After many years of developing his system of body psychotherapy, Jack Lee Rosenberg, D.D.S., Ph.D., founded the IBP Central Institute ...

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