Body-language and nonverbal communication

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2 child policy









The impact of the two child-policy on social Dynamics in China

The Chinese government changes its political strategy of family-planning. From now on a family is allowed to have two children.

Of course this is a big change and many families are happy about this. And yet there are four big challenges which have to be faced in China.

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Creativity is the child`s brain

The world-famous painter Pablo Picasso was convinced that every child is an artist. So he trusts in life, he trusts in mankind but he didn’t trust in growing up in a specific environment. He didn’t trust in education.

He adds that the problem is staying an artist when you grow up. I think his idea is worth to be thought about. Especially in times of bigger stress on children in education at school and when they grow up in their Job.

When do we I ask myself return to nature like education, to creativity



which is part of childhood and the brain of childhood. Why dont we trust in our children and the vibrant self-regulation of development. 🙂

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 Demand for better sex education

“Adult videos can’t be our sex-education” is one of the main messages of Chinese students demonstrating for sex-education.

They demand an especially universities and schools have to say “yes” to sex-education. Young Chinese people obviously want and of course need a save sexual life, a sexual life with excitement, ……….

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Brief historical background of the Bioenergetic Analysis (BA)

The psychoanalysts Wilhelm Reich, Otto Fenichel and Sandor Ferenczi had put the body into the focus of their interest in psychotherapy. Since then, a variety of body psychotherapy schools had been developed.

Alexander Lowen, founder of BA/bioenergetics, had met Reich in the 50s of last century in the seminar to discuss the psychoanalytic theory and therapeutic practice and the social importance of the same. The impulse itself by being involved in a therapy together with Wilhelm Reich with the experience of one’s body and the interaction of personality / character structure and …………….

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Burning desire

“To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.”
Federico García Lorca

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More relevant factors of psychotherapy in China

Family (fealty) and the one-child policy: Family has always been strong in China and from an early age, family loyalty is seen as crucial to survival in the future, as one generation relies on the next for support in old age or infirmity. The one-child policy has dramatically affected the Chinese people’s experience and the lives of families. Under the one-child policy there comes an increased insecurity amongst the elderly and the young alike. Parents put enormous pressure on this one child from an early age to conform to educational expectations, moral responsibility, and the work ethic. In the past, maybe five or six children would have shared the burden, but today that is no longer true; single children feel the increasing need to make a success of life in order to care for their parents later. Cousins become brothers and sisters, which is an adaptive social support, but they cannot share the parental burden as each has their own.

The one-child rule is not rigid: one can have more than one child, but the state only recognises the first child as the recipient of state benefits and schooling freedom. Additional children become a financial burden to the parents. Girls are not appreciated in the family in the same way ………………

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Cultural factors and psychotherapy in China















Regarding emotional or psychosomatic difficulties or problems we talk about I was asked to say more about how to handle this in daily life and or in therapy. Here is some comment:

What is the culture of psychotherapy in China? What makes up the thinking and feeling processes in the typical Chinese client? Understanding these questions gives us a beginning of how to understand and make trusting alliances with the Chinese patient. Several factors play a large role in the Chinese culture and character that affect attitudes toward seeking help and dealing with emotional difficulties.

Other-centered culture: Many Chinese people see their own problems as coming last compared to the welfare of others. While this is adaptive and socially valuable for the culture at large, it also keeps ………………….

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