The ISP™ Professional Training aims at improving clinical outcomes through greater embodiment of all aspects of experience and all levels of the psyche in the physical body. An advanced level certificate program, the ISP Training consists of 3 live training modules of 4 days each. 24 CE Credits are pending for each of the training modules, for a total of 72 credit hours. Visit our CE Credits page for detailed information.
ISP Professional Training
- Module 1: The Physiology of Emotions
- Module 2: The Physiology of Attachment
- Module 3: The Physiology of Stress and Trauma
Workshops & Video Courses
Workshops & Video Courses
Barrett, L. F. (2017). How emotions are made: The secret life of the brain. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Beilock, S. (2017). How the body knows its mind: The surprising power of the physical environment to influence the how you think and feel. New York, NY: Atria Books, Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Bohm, D. (1980). Wholeness and the implicate order. New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul.
Cheryl, B. T., Drisoll, J. W., & Watson, S. (2013). Traumatic child birth. Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon, UK and New York.
Colombetti, G. (2014). The feeling body: Affective science meets the enactive mind. Boston, Massachusetts & London: The MIT Press.
Colombetti, G. & Thompson, E. (2008). The feeling body: Towards an enactive approach to emotion. In Overton W. F., Muller U., & Newman J. L. (Eds.), Developmental Perspectives on Embodiment and Consciousness (pp. 45-68), New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Craig, B. (2015). How do you feel?: An introspective moment with your neurological self. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
Damasio, A. (1994). Descartes’ error: Emotion, reason, and the human brain. New York: Penguin Books.
Damasio, A. (2003). Looking for Spinoza: Joy, sorrow, and the feeling brain. Orlando, FL: Harcourt, Inc.
Davidson, R. J. & Begley, S. (2012). The emotional life of your brain. New York: Hudson Street Press.
Dossey L. (2013). One mind: How our individual mind is part of a larger consciousness and why it matters. Carlsbad, California: Hay House Inc.
Ekman, P. (2003). Emotions revealed: Recognizing faces and feelings to improve communication and emotional life. New York, NY. Henry Holt and Company.
Farini, A., Lemon, R., Lewis, M.D., T. (2001). A general theory of love. New York: Vintage Books (Random House, Inc.).
Goswami, A. (1995). The self-aware universe: How consciousness creates the material world. New York: Penguin Putnam Inc.
Hufendiek, R. (2016). Embodied emotions: A naturalistic approach to a normative phenomenon. New York and London: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.
Janus, L. J., Turner, J. RG, Turner, T. GN, Gouni, O., Verny, T. R., Janov, A., Odent, M., Rakovic, D., Levin, E., Brekhman, G. (2018). Prenatal Psychology 100 Years: A Journey in Decoding How Our Prenatal Experience Shapes Who We Become! The International Journal of Prenatal and Life Sciences: Athens, Greece.
Johnson, M. (2007). Meaning of the body: Aesthetics of human understanding. The Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press.
Johnson, M. (2017). Embodied mind, meaning, and reason: How our bodies give rise to understanding. Chicago, Illinois: The University of Chicago Press.
Johnson, S. M. (2019). Attachment therapy in practice: Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) with individuals, couples, and families. New York and London: The Guilford Press.
Johnson, S. M., Bradley, B., Furrow, J. L., Lee, A., Palmer, G., Tilley, D., & Woolley, S. (2017). Becoming an emotionally focused couple therapist: The workbook. New York, NY: Routledge.
Johnston E. & Olson, L. (2015). The feeling brain: The biology and psychology of emotions. New York and London: W. W. Norton & Company.
Jung, C. (2013). The archetypes and the collective unconscious. London, UK: Important Books.
Lipton, B. (2005). The biology of belief: Unleashing the power of consciousness, matter, and miracles. Santa Rosa, California: Mountain of Love/Elite Books.
MacNaughton, I. (Ed.) (2004). Body, breath, and consciousness: A somatics anthology. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.
Marcher, L. & Fisch, S. (2010). Body encyclopedia: A guide to the psychological functions of the muscular system. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.
Oschman, J. L. (2003). The scientific basis of energy medicine. Churchill Livingstone.
Oschman, J. L. (2003). Energy medicine in therapeutics and human performance. Butterworth-Heinemann.
(Note: The two references by Oschman immediately above deal with multi-disciplinary research on the role of measurable energies of the electromagnetic spectrum)
Pert, C. (1999). Molecules of Emotion: The science behind mind-body medicine. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Prinz, J. (2006). Is emotion a form of perception? In L. Faucher & C. Tappolet (Eds.), The Modularity of emotions. Canadian Journal of Philosophy (pp. 137-161). Calgary, Canada: University of Calgary Press.
Ramachandran, V. S. (2011). The tell-tale brain: A neuroscientist’s quest for what makes us human. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company Ltd.
Ruppert, F. (2014). Pregnancy, birth, and the first years of life. Green Ballon Publishing: Steyning, UK.
Sapolsky, R. M. (2004). Why Zebra’s don’t get ulcers. New York: Holt Paperbacks.
Schore, A. N. (2003). Affect regulation and the repair of the self. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Schore, A. N. (2003). Affect dysregulation and the disorders of the self. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Sills, F. (1989). The Polarity process: Energy as a healing art. Rockport, Maine: Element Inc.
Slaby, J. (2014). Emotions and the extended mind. In M. Salmela & C. Scheeve (Eds.), Collective emotions (pp. 32-46). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Talbot, M. (1991). The Holographic universe: The revolutionary theory of reality. New York: NY: HarperCollins Publishers.
Verny, T. & Kelly J. (1982). The secret life of the unborn child: How you can prepare your baby for a happy, healthy life. Dell Publishing: New York, NY.
Wallen, D. J. (2007). Attachment in psychotherapy. New York and London: The Guilford Press.
Aviezer H., Yaacov T, & Todorov, A. (2011). Body cues, not facial expressions, discriminate between intense positive and negative emotions. Science, 338 (6111), 1125-1229, doi: 10.1126/science.1224313.
Balcetis, E., & Cole, S. (2009). Body in mind: The role of embodied cognition in self- regulation. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 3 (5), 759–774.
Borghi, A. M., & Cimatti, F. (2010). Embodied cognition and beyond: Acting and sensing the body. Neuropsychologia, 48 (3), 763–773.
Damasio, A., & Carvalho, G. B. (2013). The nature of feelings: Evolutionary and neurobiological origins. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 14 (2), pp. 143-152.
Creem-Regehr, S. H., & Kunz, B. R. (2010), Perception and action. WIREs Cogn Sci, 1, 800–810, doi: 10.1002/wcs.82
Duncan, S., and Barrett, L. F. (2007). Affect is a form of cognition: A neurobiological analysis. Cognition and Emotion, 21 (6), 1184 – 1211, doi.org/10.1080/02699930701437931
Hung, I. W., and Labroo, A. (2011). From firm muscles to firm will power: Understanding the role of embodied cognition in self-regulation. Journal of Consumer Research, 37 (6), 1046–1064.
Kreibig, S. (2010). Autonomic nervous system activity in emotion: A review. Biological Psychology, 84 (3), 394-421.
Laird, J., & Lacasse, K. (2014). Bodily influences on emotional feelings: Accumulating evidence and extensions of William James’ theory of emotions. Emotional Review, 6, 24-37.
Niedenthal, P. (2007). Embodying emotion. Science, 316, 1002-1005.
Nummenma, L., Glerean, E., Hari, R., & Hietanen, J. K. (2014). Bodily maps of emotions. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111 (2), 646-651, doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1321664111
Nummenma, L., Glerean, E., Hari, R., & Hietanen, J. K. (2016). Bodily maps of emotions across child development. Developmental Science (19, 6), pp. 1111- 1118.
Parker, C., Doctor, R.M., Selvam, R. (2008). Somatic therapy treatment effects with tsunami survivors. Traumatology, 14 (3), 103-109.
Ping, R. M., Dhillon, S., & Beilock, S. L. (2009). Reach for what you like: The body’s role in shaping preferences. Emotion Review, 1, 140–150, doi: 10.1177/1754073908100439
Price, T. F., Peterson, C. K., & Harmon-Jones, E. (2012). The emotive neuroscience of embodiment. Motivation and Emotion, 36, 27-37.