“Man, I can’t keep up with my wife’s sex drive, I feel like a piece of meat," a patient of couples therapist Dr. Wyatt Fisher once told him. The man, whose wife was pregnant at the time, had inadvertently made him feel like she usually feels.
Somatic Psychotherapy is an interdisciplinary practice involving the study of the soma (body) and the psyche (mind). It relies heavily on principles of embodiment—being present in your body in order to most fully understand and engage in the world around you. In my personal practice, somatic psychology does not involve physical touch, though the emotional […]