Annie Brook, founder of The Brook Institute, is a therapist and registered movement educator (ISMETA). Annie is a published author with books on somatic therapy, infant mental health, adoption, and movement development. Annie co-owns Colorado Therapies; trains interns and runs the Somatic Attachment and Re-patterning training program. This program includes a specialty in Perinatal Therapy. Annie is passionate about the healing that comes from integrating bodymind awareness in psychotherapy and early development.
Annie has over 3 decades of experience as a therapist. In addition to running a psychotherapy practice since the late 1970’s, Annie has worked in mental health clinics, Children’s Hospital child trauma units, with abused foster children, with adopted children and their families, and with gang youth. She was a former director at Naropa University of Body Psychotherapy for the Masters program in Somatic Psychology.
Birth’s Hidden Legacy: How Somatic Impressions from birth set the stage for adult and child behaviors
Precognitive Impressions on the bodymind organize beliefs and behavior. Annie Brook, author and therapist, speaks from methods and case studies in her newest book, Birth’s Hidden Legacy. Annie addresses how to help clients to differentiate from their first impressions, and how these impressions shape response behavior. Annie blends neuroscience, Body-mind Centering and Psychotherapy, and attachment work to help clients of all ages understand and shift troubling behaviors. These include self-attack thinking, procrastination, obsessive thought, esteem issues, high arousal, or depressive states.
You will learn:
- how precognitive experience shapes imago and identity
- how the amygdala, hippocampus, and basal ganglia shape responses
- what 3 things you can help clients do to begin to change behaviors
- how to invite clients to explore earliest somatic impressions