PSB_55 Somatic psychotherapy - sanotherapy

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2016
Extent and Intensity
1/3/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Lubomír Vašina, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Zdenka Stránská, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Thu 10:00–14:05 U29
Prerequisites (in Czech)
PSA_0SZ Comprehensive Examination
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 18 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/18, only registered: 0/18
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to understand and explain somatic psychotherapy-sanotherapy programms. Somatic psychotherapy is a part of integrative psychoterapeutic school in which verbal and non-verbal methods are combined. It is process-orientated. Sanotherapy is one of the branch of the somatic psychoterapy. Basic techniques are centering, grounding, facing, sounding, focusing, adulting, methods of manual medicine, methods evoking emotional corrective experiencing. Somatic psychoterapy - sanotherapy deepens therapeutic process and achieves the required change by reducing rigid defense mechanisms. The procedure is very effective in the cases of chronical pathological emotional states combined with acute psychosomatic and neuropsychological symptoms. The students of psychology learn the basic techniques and the base of client and therapist relationship.
  • 1. Verbal and non-verbal methods of somatic psychotherapy-sanotherapy.
  • 2. Basic techniques (centering, grounding, facing, sounding, focusing, adulting).
  • 3. Methods of manual medicine ((methods evoking emotional corrective experiencing).
  • Vašina,L.(2007): Inspiromat somatické psychoterapie-sanoterapie.Vyd.MU,Brno.
  • VAŠINA, Lubomír. Sanoterapie (Sanotherapy). 1. vyd. Brno: Vydavatelství MU, 1999. 300 pp. Řada psychologická. ISBN 80-210-2017-2. info
Teaching methods
Seminar (specially scheduled course); selective course
Assessment methods
Coursework assessment. Practical exam, presentations by professionals in the sectors.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 1998, Autumn 1999, Spring 2000, Autumn 2000, Spring 2001, Autumn 2001, Spring 2002, Autumn 2002, Spring 2003, Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019.
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