The use of psychophysiological therapy enables us to observe human difficulties from two directions, the psychological and the physiological. Viewed psychologically, physiology is an expression of the psychological state. Physiologically, physiology is seen as the source of psychological problems. Behavioral therapy today is defined as psychotherapy. Traditionally, however, behaviorism has reservations about linking the terms psyche and therapy. Behavioral therapy was formulated as a countermovement to “psychotherapy” (Ramnero & Torenke, 2008). The use of biofeedback in therapy expanded in the cultural climate of behavioral therapy. However, one of its founding fathers, Neal Miller, developed a personality theory based on both sources: the behavioral and the psychoanalytical (Rolnick & Rickles, 2010). In this article, we would like to propose the use of biofeedback therapy as a bridge between the world of behavioral therapy and the world of modern...
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Research Article| December 01 2019
Mentalization-based Psychophysiological Therapy
Yossi Ehrenreich, PhD;
1Peres Academic Center, Rehovot, Israel
Correspondence: Yossi Ehrenreich, PhD, 1 Peres Academic Center, Rehovot, Israel, email: email@example.com; Arnon Rolnick, PhD, Rolnick's Clinic, Ramat Gan, Israel, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Biofeedback (2019) 47 (4): 81–84.
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Yossi Ehrenreich, Arnon Rolnick; Mentalization-based Psychophysiological Therapy. Biofeedback 1 December 2019; 47 (4): 81–84. doi: https://doi.org/10.5298/1081-5937-47.04.01
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