London Radix Workshops

education in feeling --- intensive body focused personal growth work - since 1985

Training workshops in Body-Psychotherapy: 

                      Integrating Mind, Emotions and the Body in Therapy: 

                      An Holistic Approach 

24-29 August, 2018 

                      Working Holistically in Therapy and Personal Growth: 

                       Pulsation, Grounding and Presence 

30 August - 5 September, 2018

 Humboldt Haus, Achberg, Germany

Two training workshops in BodyPsychotherapy are open to those who work with people to promote personal growth and healing, as well as to those who wish to deepen their own personal growth through a body-centered modality.

Workshop 1: 24-29 August presents an overview of the theory, and is the basis for further modules in the certification training program.

It presents the theory of Wilhelm Reich and Charles Kelley, and the basic concepts of the Radix approach: Pulsation, Segments, Armoring and Counter-pulsation, Contact, Grounding, Centering, Attachment, Boundaries and Containment.

• Basic concepts underpinning mind-body therapeutic work 

• Application of these concepts to deepen one’s embodiment 

• Fundamentals of Reichian theory and its development and application in Radix work 

• Experiential and theoretically learning how interventions can affect functioning 

• Overview of the therapeutic tools of breath, sound, physical contact and movement 

• Methods of applying all of these modes in supervised practice sessions. 

Workshop 2: 30 August - 5 September provides more depth in understanding and application of the basic concepts to oneself and to others.

It presents the perspective of seeing the body as the doorway to intervention, Reclaiming the Body, Acceptance and Personal Empowerment, and Grounding the Body and Restoring Contact

 • Reading the Body

 • Understanding the body’s pulsatory flow that underlies the processes of thinking, feeling and action. 

 • Facilitating the pulsation and working with interruptions in the pulsatory flow 

• Facilitating a body based process model 

• Working with the eyes as a key process in ensuring there is someone ‘present’ in the body 

• Integrating interventions through the ocular segment. 

• Contact and Contactlessness • Grounding • Movement 

• Patterns of pulsation and energy levels


Narelle McKenzie, M.A.:
Director and Senior Trainer of the Australian Radix Training Centre and of The Radix Institute in North America.  Narelle completed her training with the Radix Institute in 1982 and established a private psychology and psychotherapy practice in Australia. After completing her trainer training she co-founded the Australian Radix Training Centre.  Narelle is a registered psychologist with thirty years experience working in private practice with adults, adolescents, families, couples and groups.

Michael Gavin, (of London Radix workshops)
therapist since 1984, certified Radix Practitioner since1992, has co-led the London Radix Workshops Program for more than 25 years, recently adding “Radix Learning Days” before and after these experiential workshops to help participants understand their experience in terms of Radix theory.  After many years in London, Michael is now based in the New Forest area of England.  A certified Somatic Trauma Therapist (1994), he has conducted trainings in somatic work with trauma for UKATA, BACP, and other organizations, and co-leads the EveryBodyKnows workshop series introducing talk therapists to somatic ways of working. 

Melissa Lindsay, PsyD, has been a Radix Practitioner for over 20 years, and a trainer with the USA Radix Institute since 2008. She has a Master of Counseling degree with a humanistic orientation, and a Doctor of Psychology degree. Melissa maintains a private practice in Hawaii, working from a body-centered orientation with a broad range of issues, and specializing in trauma and dissociation.

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