Nick Totton

Nick Totton

Nick Totton is a therapist and trainer with nearly thirty years experience. Originally a Reichian body therapist, his approach has become broad based and open to the spontaneous and unexpected. Nick has an MA in Psychoanalytic Studies, and has worked with Process-Oriented Psychology and trained as a craniosacral therapist. He has authored or edited seventeen books, mostly on psychotherapy-related topics, including Body Psychotherapy: An Introduction; Psychotherapy and Politics; Press When Illuminated: New and Selected Poems; and Wild Therapy.

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Embodied Relating: The Ground of Psychotherapy

Embodied Relating: The Ground of Psychotherapy

by Nick Totton

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Embodied Relating is addressed both to body psychotherapists and to verbal therapists, and argues that embodied relating is the soil from which all therapy grows, and that conscious understanding of... (more)

Vital Signs: Psychological Responses to Ecological Crisis

Vital Signs: Psychological Responses to Ecological Crisis

Edited by Mary-Jayne Rust, Nick Totton

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‘"Vital signs" are, of course, the basic physiological measures of functioning which health practitioners use to assess the gravity of a patient’s predicament. This anthology focuses not so much on... (more)

Body Psychotherapy: An Introduction

Body Psychotherapy: An Introduction

by Nick Totton

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Body psychotherapy is an holistic therapy which approaches human beings as united bodymind, and offers embodied relationship as its central therapeutic stance. (more)

The Water in the Glass: Body and Mind in Psychoanalysis

The Water in the Glass: Body and Mind in Psychoanalysis

by Nick Totton

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"What is a body?", asks this book, pointing out that being posed such a question leaves us wondering whether we have a body or whether we are bodies. The book, attempting to rebalance the reader's... (more)

Psychotherapy and Politics

Psychotherapy and Politics

by Nick Totton

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A unique collection of information from the psycho-political domain which will stimulate informed debate and encourage increased political awareness and activity within the psychotherapeutic... (more)

Character and Personality Types

Character and Personality Types

by Nick Totton, Michael Jacobs

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An examination of various systematic and non-systematic approaches to identifying different types of human being, exploring whether there are systematic ways in which humans vary, how we can assess... (more)

Psychoanalysis and the Paranormal: Lands of Darkness

Psychoanalysis and the Paranormal: Lands of Darkness

Edited by Nick Totton

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'The space of the paranormal can indeed be frightening. But psychoanalysis specializes in entering and tolerating frightening spaces. Why should this one be an exception?'
-Nick Totton from the... (more)

New Dimensions in Body Psychotherapy

New Dimensions in Body Psychotherapy

Edited by Nick Totton

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There is currently an explosion of interest in the field of body psychotherapy. This is feeding back into psychotherapy and counselling in general, with many practitioners and trainees becoming... (more)

The Politics of Psychotherapy: New Perspectives

The Politics of Psychotherapy: New Perspectives

Edited by Nick Totton

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How to 'place' political issues in therapy is highly controversial. For example, whether political themes should be interpreted psychologically in the consulting room, or respected as valid in their... (more)

Reichian Growth Work: Melting the Blocks to Life and Love: Second Edition

Reichian Growth Work: Melting the Blocks to Life and Love: Second Edition

by Nick Totton, Em Edmondson

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A revised and updated new edition of a body psychotherapy classic, "Reichian Growth Work" sets out to convey the essential features of Reichian therapy in concrete and easily understandable language.... (more)

Wild Therapy: Undomesticating Inner and Outer Worlds

Wild Therapy: Undomesticating Inner and Outer Worlds

by Nick Totton

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Therapy is by nature wild; but a lot of it at the moment is rather tame. This book tries to help shift the balance back towards wildness by showing how therapy can connect with ecological thinking,... (more)

Implausible Professions: Arguments for Pluralism and Autonomy in Psychotherapy and Counselling: Extended Second Edition

Implausible Professions: Arguments for Pluralism and Autonomy in Psychotherapy and Counselling: Extended Second Edition

Edited by Richard House, Nick Totton

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The first edition of Implausible Professions, published in 1997, foretold many of the core issues around therapy 'professionalisation' that have come to dominate the field in recent years as the... (more)

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