Episode 99 Using The Body In Therapy: Interview with Katelyn Jakobsen

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What is sensorimotor psychotherapy? What are the benefits of incorporating the body into therapy?

MEET Katelyn Jakobsen

I am an LCMHC at Krippa Family Psychological & Wellness Services. I specialize in treating chronic illness and self-esteem and use a lot of therapy principles based in sensorimotor psychotherapy and IFS. As a former athlete and chronically ill individual, using my body and reclaiming it as a safe space has been really hard but important work that I hope to share with others.

Find out more about Katelyn at NC Psychologist


  • What does it mean to be in tune with your body 4:12
  • Sensorimotor Psychology vs. traditional therapy 7:17
  • How to help your clients overcome the freeze response 11:38
  • What is The Window of Tolerance? 17:17

What Does It Mean To Be In Tune With Your Body?

  • How your body and cognitive process work together
  • Understanding how our bodies react to internal and external circumstances
  • The importance of learning to describe what our bodies are feeling
  • Finding clues as to what is happening with your client's bodies as a therapist

Sensorimotor Psychology Vs. Traditional Therapy

  • Reversing our cognitive psychological process and incorporating the whole body
  • How was Sensorimotor Psychology developed?
  • Incorporating the body into your practice
  • Learning to recognize trauma in clients and what is a freeze response

How To Help Your Clients Overcome The Freeze Response

  • Asking questions that help put clients more in their body
  • The importance of giving your clients the space they need to get in tune with their body
  • Creating exploratory sessions with your clients to build trust
  • The importance of being open to shifting your sessions to find what works for your clients

What Is The Window Of Tolerance?

  • Noticing when our clients are out of their window of tolerance
  • What is The SUDS rating scale?
  • 3 exercises to build trust with your clients
  • Recognizing when our client's bodies change and learning to adapt

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