Bodymind Healing Psychotherapy Training and Case Consultation group

Facilitator: Michael Mayer, Ph.D.

Schedule/ Time: Every other Tuesday 9:30-11:00 AM (PST), or adjusted by group members. New group begins July 11, 2023 on Zoom. Commitment of 8 sessions (4 months) after first session.

Investment: $75 per session ($ 560 in advance for eight sessions).

To SIGN UP: Contact Michael by emailing or call cell: 925-623-3540 office 510-849-2878, to set up your free 15-minute phone consultation call to assess alignment of your goals with the group format. 

Who can Benefit: This ongoing group is oriented to psychologists, psychotherapists, psychiatrists, healers of other disciplines (Nurse practitioners, etc).

Description: In this ongoing combined Training and Case Consultation group you’ll:

• Learn to apply Bodymind Healing Psychotherapy to a wide variety of common issues such as: anxiety, stress reduction, hypertension, insomnia, chronic pain, dysregulation, life transitions, trauma, etc.

• Receive collaborative feedback on your cases using this integrative bodymind healing lense. Each practitioner is encouraged to present their cases from their own theoretical orientation; then we will explore what Bodymind Healing Psychotherapy may offer to enhance treatment.

• Discover methods for “Healing the Healer” to replenish your energy.

• Can choose to become part of creating a network of Bodymind Healing Psychotherapists and Health Practitioners.

What is Bodymind Healing Psychotherapy? 
Bodymind Healing Psychotherapy (BMHP) draws from traditional forms of psychotherapy (psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, etc.), Dr. Gendlin’s “focusing,”, Jungian/archetypal, symbolic process approaches to healing, hypnosis, energy psychology methods, and cross-cultural healing methods such as Qigong and acupressure self-touch.

Please see the description of my book Bodymind Healing Psychotherapy at this link. Also please see this peer reviewed article on Bodymind Healing Psychotherapy at this link below.

 Bodymind Healing Psychotherapy, (Mayer, 2020, pp. 164-181) Chapter  in {ED} Krippner, S. Fracasso C., Friedman, H., Holistic Treatment in Mental Health: A Handbook of Practitioner’s Perspectives. McFarland & Company.

What leaders in the field are saying about Bodymind Healing Psychotherapy:

“….profound in its scope, evidence based, bridges Eastern and Western traditions, and provides practical insights and skills that can be of enormous value to individuals seeking to attain optimal health.”
– Dr. Kenneth R. Pelletier, Professor of Medicine, Author: The
Best Alternative Medicine: What Works? What Does Not?

… a monumental work, which hopefully foreshadows the shape of body-mind approaches for years to come. 
– Bessel van der Kolk, MD., Medical Director, The Trauma
Center, Boston University School of Medicine

Some of the methods which may be offered in the training.

How do I join: 

Please contact Michael by emailing or call 510-849-2878 to set up your free 15-minute phone consultation call to assess alignment of your goals with the group format. 


With new regulations such consultation groups may be able to applied to your continuing education requirements. For example in California up to 18 hours can be applied for such peer consultation groups. Please check with your licensing board for details.

Michael Mayer, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, hypnotherapist, and Qigong/Tai Chi teacher who specializes in giving his patients self-healing methods for health problems. Dr. Mayer presents his approach to bodymind healing at professional conferences, national/international workshops, universities, and hospitals. He has been a clinical supervisor at the East Bay Mindfulness Center and the Bodymind Healing Center, and was a co-founding faculty member of John F. Kennedy University’s Transpersonal Psychology Program. Dr Mayer co-founded and was a staff psychologist at a multi-disciplinary medical clinic practicing integrative health-care. Michael pioneered the integration of Qigong and psychotherapy, and was the first person in the United States to train doctoral psychology students in these methods.  The American Tai Chi and Qigong Association has certified Michael as a Master Instructor of Tai Chi Chuan. He was a training coordinator for Dr. Eugene Gendlin’s “focusing” method. Michael is the author of twenty publications on mind-body healing.

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