On this page you will find our international courses and
workshops for each of the three themes that Bodymind covers.

Check out our courses for each theme:

Integrated psychotherapy


Neuroaffective meditations workshop

Study time: 4 days

Wholeness in each moment: NeuroAffective meditations for spiritual practice and everyday life. In this 4-day training, Marianne Bentzen will blend neuro-affective theory, guided meditations, movement and group process. The quality of our lives exists not in the events that we experience, but in how we engage with those events. During good times and bad, practicing – playing with […]

Neuroaffective Developmental Psychology

Study time: 12 days in 3 periods of 4 days.

The purpose of this training is that the participants establish a foundational under-standing of neuroaffective developmental psychology in psychotherapy, and begin to integrate neuroaffective assessment and treatment strategies in their professions. […]

Workshop Neuroaffective Interventions by Marianne Bentzen

Study time: 2 days.

Marianne Bentzen will give a 2-day NeuroAffective interventions workshop in 2022. This is for Neuro-affective Psychology & Psychotherapy students or former students only. […]

Workshop Shame and Guilt by Marianne Bentzen

Study time: 4 days

The focus of this workshop is to get a deeper understanding of the evolutionary dynamics of shame and guilt, and how to integrate it in the adult personality. Based on research in developmental psychology, we will explore how these feelings emerge in childhood, what function they have, what to do if they are overwhelming, and what to do if they are not developed enough.[…]

Trauma therapy


Neuro-Affective Relational Model course

Study time: 4 blocks of 5 days

The NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM™)is an advanced clinical training for mental health and somatic practitioners who work with developmental trauma. NARM addresses relational and attachment trauma by working with early, unconscious patterns of disconnection that deeply affect our identity, emotions, physiology, behaviour and relationships. […]

Opleiding SOMA-Embodiment

Tijdsduur: 1 module van 4 dagen en 3 modules van 5 dagen

 Through gravity – which we come into contact with immediately after birth – an initial, fundamental orientation takes place in embodying our self in relation to the world around us. Trauma disrupts the natural, rhythmic flow of our organism. SOMA~Embodiment offers tools to set this flow in motion again, to give space to the self-healing capacity and thus to heal trauma […]


Workshop Pre- and Perinatal Trauma

Study time: 4 days.

Resolving symptoms from pre and perinatal trauma and global high intensity activation with greater efficiency through emotional embodiment and inter-personal resonance. Persistent imprints from pre and perinatal traumas are often in the form of implicit somatic memories with a tendency towards global high intensity activation in the central nervous system. […]

Introductory NARM

Study time: 2.days

This workshop provides an overview of developmental trauma from the perspective of the NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) and introduces participants to the basic concepts of NARM’s theoretical and clinical approach […]


Study time: 10 days, (2 modules of 5 days)

Research shows that touch, even before the capacity for language develops, is an essential foundation of our earliest relational experiences – the fundamental mode of relating between caregiver and child. […]

Intimacy & sexuality


Heart & Sexuality basic one year program

Duration: 24 days spread over four blocks of six days

The Heart & Sexuality training courses are based on body-oriented psychotherapy, which is an essential addition to other current therapeutic methods. The approach is based on a number of therapeutic concepts such as Reichian bodywork, systemic work, the work of Willem Poppeliers on sexuality (Sexual Grounding Therapy) supplemented with modern insights from both cognitive and more body-oriented trauma therapy […]

Heart & Sexuality advanced one year program

Duration: 24 days spread over four blocks of six days

The advanced training continues to build up on what we have learned in the basic training. Tools to reach sexual authenticity and dignity and to solve problems in and with intimate relationships will be given. […]