Ruella Frank – Center for Somatic Studies, New York (USA)


Ruella Frank – Center for Somatic Studies, New York (USA)

Ruella Frank, Ph.D., has been exploring infant movement patterns and their relationship to the adult since the mid-1970s. She is founder and director of the Center for Somatic Studies, faculty at the New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy, guest professor at Gestalt Associates for Psychotherapy, and also teaches throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico and Canada. Ruella has authored chapters in various publications as well as the book Body of Awareness: A Somatic and Developmental Approach to Psychotherapy, available in four languages (GestaltPress, 2001), and co-authored the book The First Year and The Rest of Your Life: Movement, Development and Psychotherapeutic Change, Routledge Press, 2010, available in three languages.

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