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Giancarlo Giuseppe Bazzoni
Role / Position President
Instiution / Company IANMA
Role / Position Occupational Therapist and Director
Instiution / Company Sensory Modulaton Brisbane
Bio I am an OT working in the mental health area. I specialise in Sensory Modulation and have co-authored a book called the Sensory Modulation Resource Manual. I have an interest in Sensory Processing.
Role / Position UKCP Registered Body Psychotherapist, Trainer and Supervisor
Instiution / Company Cambridge Body Psychotherapy Centre
Bio My area of interest is Affective Touch in Psychotherapy, particularly the activation of C Tactile Afferents by slow, gentle strokes down the body. This appears to be helpful for clients with chronic anxiety especially adult clients who have been deprived of maternal touch in infancy.
Role / Position Infant Mental Health Clinician & Qigong Sensory Treatment Therapist
Instiution / Company Center for Autism & Early Childhood Mental Health at Montclair State University (CAECMH)
Bio Pediatric Sensory Treatment Therapist at the CAECMH, formerly at Children’s Hospital of NJ at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Licensed massage therapist, licensed in Shanker Method for Self-Regulation and holds the Level III Clinical Endorsement in Infant Mental Health®.
Role / Position Owner
Instiution / Company Somatic Solutions Counseling
Bio Licensed counselor offering trauma-informed, body-based psychotherapy with a focus on mindfulness, breath, movement, and purposeful language use to increase resilience and support trauma recovery.
Bio Esalen Massage Practioner, Affective Touch Massage Practioner
Role / Position Massage- and movement therapist
Role / Position Remedial Therapist
Instiution / Company Reactiv8 Sports & Remedial Massage
Role / Position Therapist, Haptotherapist
Instiution / Company Praktijk Wei
Bio Food Scientist Wageningen University, Msc (1995). Haptotherapist , Institute for Applied Haptonomy (2009). 2017-now Interest relation gut health and touch/ mental health vise versa
Role / Position Counsellor
Instiution / Company Healthwork
Bio I am providing Crisis Intervention and psychological support to Cheshire Constabulary. My research has explored neuro-biological approaches to affective touch as an intervention for trauma and PTSD. My research interest is the Depressed Brain within Police Officers and Police Staff.
SONIMAR DE LA PARAGUASSU
Role / Position Physioterapist
Role / Position Reflexologist
Bio I'm interested in the ongoing research into affective touch and the role it has to play within a reflexology treatment
Role / Position Haptotherapeut
Instiution / Company praktijk voor haptotherapie
Bio I am a haptotherapist, my work is about affectivity and touching. Only for that reason is the congress important to me, it is also a nice recognition for our profession.
Role / Position Haptotherapist
Instiution / Company Anne Rodenburg Haptotherapie
Bio As a haptotherapist I apply affective touch in the clinical treatment of stress and burnout. Interest in research on the topic of affective touch. I have a PhD in exercise physiology.
Role / Position Therapist
Role / Position Founder / Platonic Touch Practitioner
Instiution / Company Tangé Wellness
Bio Jasmine Siemon is founder of Tangé Wellness and a Platonic Touch Practitioner committed to helping adults who suffer from loneliness depression anxiety & sadness.
Ida van Rijsselberg
Role / Position Haptotherapist
Instiution / Company van Rijsselberg Haptotherapie
Bio A haptotherapis, with 20 years of experience.Followed master classes with the founder of haptonomy in the South of France. Writer of the article Haptotherapy and Burnout.
Role / Position GZ-Haptotherapeut
Instiution / Company Haptonomie Hengelo
Role / Position Fisioterapêuta