The Institute of Body Psychotherapy is a owned by Andrea Alexander as sole Director, with wonderful visiting guest speakers who are highly recognised for their expertise. There is also an internship program where graduates are able to commence as assistants and gain experience as group therapists. Contact Us.
Andrea Alexander – Director and Senior Trainer
Andrea Alexander is a passionate certified Core Energetics body/somatic psychotherapist practitioner. She has completed five years of training with the former Australian Institute of Core Energetics and four years with the Institute of Energy Science. Andrea has been in full time private practice for seventeen years. She draws on her diverse background of integrative energy medicine therapies and mainstream psychology studies and holds a bachelor of science, majoring in Psychology, and an Honours degree in Psychology.
Andrea is an advocate for the power of ongoing individual therapy and she is dedicated to creating a sacred therapeutic environment that promotes lasting healing and transformation. She has a special interest in trauma, particularly attachment trauma and has attended workshops nationally and internationally to explore the latest techniques in trauma resolution. Andrea is committed to her own growth and continues her own individual sessions.
One of Andrea’s greatest loves is to work with relationships. She is an established couples therapist and has a high success rate in helping couples to reconnect with the love and eros in their relationship and reach a deeper level of love, sexuality and fulfillment.
Her other great passion is creating and supporting a vibrant therapeutic community where there is authentic expression, love, support and the opportunity to establish meaningful and lasting relationships. She facilitates ongoing process groups, and has founded this Institute to deliver a training program that is professional, ethical, skillful, body-orientated and heart centered.
Dana Dobrota – Training Coordinator
Dana is a passionate Body Psychotherapist with a background in professional learning facilitation and design.
Dana is the central point of contact for students through the Diploma regarding course requirements, learning and assessment support and accounts.
You can find out more about Dana on our Graduate Practitioner Page.