The Orgonomic Institute of Northern California provides training to professionals and students in Wilhelm Reich’s Orgonomic Therapy. OINC also offers public workshops, private practice consultation, and therapy services.
Reichian Therapy (Orgonomic Therapy)
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Our therapy model is very active and engages the client in a process of transformation that is palpable after the first session. We primarily utilize the principles and techniques of Wilhelm Reich. As the father of somatic psychology, Reich created a mind/body discipline that incorporates biophysical interventions through breath, direct manipulation, and physical expression. This biophysical work is paired with verbal analysis and is contained within a strong, spirited relationship between client and therapist. The result is profound character transformation and significantly lower levels of stress, muscular contraction, and physical and psychological symptoms such as depression and anxiety. Dr. Frisch helps with relationship issues and practices dream analysis as part of her treatment approach.
SAGE Encyclopedia with Dr. Frisch’s Chapter on Orgonomy, Now Available!
The 1200-page, two-volume Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy has just been published and includes a chapter written by Dr. Patricia Frisch on Orgonomy (Reichian Therapy). The Encyclopedia contains information on a myriad of topics from the beginnings of counseling to contemporary psychotherapy. Wilhelm Reich, the father of Somatic Psychology, created a discipline called Orgonomy and Dr. Frisch outlines his contributions, including characteranalysis, insights on human sexuality and child rearing, and his comprehensive clinical mind-body approach.
As a compliment to the Encyclopedia, SAGE Publications Ltd., through their SAGE Video collection, has published a video titled Orgonomy, in which Dr. Frisch introduces the audience to various aspects of this powerful form of therapy. Please see a clip of the Orgonomy video here and let us know how you like it.
Workshops & Professional Training
Free Master-Level Bodywork
Mill Valley Supervision Group
Audio Course Offerings for Professionals and the Public
All OINC Professional Live and Audio Distance Learning Courses are Now Eligible for CE Credits for Psychologists!