PSMB045 Psycho-dynamic massages

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Bc. Lucie Slivečková (lecturer)
Mgr. Kamila Zábranská (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Mojmír Svoboda, CSc.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jarmila Valchářová
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Fri 3. 4. 15:00–17:40 G23, Sat 4. 4. 9:00–17:00 G23, Sun 5. 4. 9:00–17:00 G23, Fri 24. 4. 15:00–17:40 G23, Sat 25. 4. 9:00–17:00 G23, Sun 26. 4. 9:00–17:00 G23
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 16 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 13/16, only registered: 2/16
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Acquiring some psycho-dynamic massage techniques; realizing one's own body; promoting mental hygiene and the art of relaxation
Learning outcomes
After completing the course the student will be able to: - apply some massage techniques and skills leading to deep inner relaxation; - think about the importance of targeted relaxation, energization and body work - realize his own body, his needs and experiences
  • Theoretical introduction to biodynamics / energetics and body-therapeutic directions.
  • Examples of individual massages and their importance.
  • Training of individual massages - own experience.
  • Giving and receving feedback process.
    recommended literature
  • LOWEN, Alexander. Bioenergetika : terapie duše pomocí práce s tělem. Translated by Oldřich Tegze. Vyd. 3. Praha: Portál, 2015. 273 s. ISBN 9788026208648. info
  • BOADELLA, David. Životní proudy. 1. vyd. Praha: Triton, 2013. 199 s. ISBN 9788073876920. info
  • HOFFMANN, Richard and Ulrich GUDAT. Bioenergetická cvičení. Translated by Jan Lorenc. Vyd. 2. Praha: Portál, 2009. 90 s. ISBN 9788073672317. info
  • SMITH, Edward W. L. Tělo v psychoterapii. Translated by Silvie Struková. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2007. 205 s. ISBN 9788073671440. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical preparation: lecture/presentation; practicing massages; reflection
Assessment methods
- class activity; written reflection
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.

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