Frederic Lowen’s conversation
with Frank Hladky
This recording was taken during the 'Finding Your Aliveness' workshop in Tulsa, OK in May, 2009. Frank Hladky, M.D. was a leading psychiatrist and a Bioenergetic therapist. Frederic Lowen is the director of The Alexander Lowen Foundation and the son of Alexander Lowen, M.D., the founder of Bioenergetic Analysis.
Clip 1 / In this first part, Frank talks about his personal journey from serving in the U.S. Army during W.W.II to becoming the head of the Tulsa Psychiatric Center in Tulsa, OK, to meeting Alexander Lowen, M.D. and the importance of his contribution to body-psychotherapy.
Clip 2 / In this second part, the conversation continues with a discussion about vibration and the aliveness of the body, the politics of psychotherapy, projection in therapy, and the importance of spontaneous play for children's development.
Clip 3 / In this third and final part, Frank and Fred conclude by talking about ego values vs. body values, the contribution of David Berceli's T.R.E to the development of Bioenergetics and body-psychotherapy, and the ways Bioenergetics can help patients with chronic illness.
Frank Hladky’s remarks at a
Bioenergetics Workshop, 2009
This recording of Frank Haldky, M.D.'s opening remarks at the 'Finding Your Aliveness' workshop in Tulsa, OK in May of 2009.