I am delighted to let you know that my book BodyDreaming in the Treatment of Developmental Trauma: An Embodied Therapeutic Approach has won the 2019 Gradiva Award, NAAP (the World Organization and Public Education Corporation of the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis), and is co-winner of the IAJS Book Award for Best Book published in 2020 (International Association for Jungian Studies Awards Program).

Each year, NAAP acknowledges the literary and artistic achievements of those who have created works that represent and promote psychoanalysis and psychotherapy. There were 50 entrants and 6 finalists in the Best Book category.

The IAJS Awards Program aims to recognize the best of academic scholarship, analytic and psychotherapeutic practice, and outstanding contributions to the analytical psychology community worldwide.

I am very happy that BodyDreaming, an approach which integrates somatic, Jungian and psychoanalytic theory and practice, has won these prestigious awards.

National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis


BodyDreaming Book Cover

BodyDreaming in the Treatment of Developmental Trauma
An Embodied Therapeutic Approach
by Marian Dunlea

Published June 2019: 234×156: 320pp (1st Edition)

Innovative and practical, and with a foreword by Donald Kalsched, BodyDreaming in the Treatment of Developmental Trauma: An Embodied Therapeutic Approach will be essential reading for psychotherapists, analytical psychologists and therapists with a Jungian background, arts therapists, dance and movement therapists, and body workers interested in learning how to work with both body and psyche in their practices.

The book is available here.



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Woman Spirit Ireland presents…


Soulsmith, Poet, Healer –

Celebration, Meditation, Excavation

Saturday 29th January 2022 7pm to 9pm

Tickets: Standard: €20; Concession: €10

This webinar interweaves strands from folklore, plant wisdom, traditional hearth prayer and healing on many levels with poetry, art and music to offer an experience of Brigit as soulsmith, poet and healer.

For more see: Brigit Soulsmith 2022 PDF

Book on Eventbrite:  https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/248697981357  

C.G. Jung Club London

Nov. 18, 2021, 7:30-9:15 pm GMT

“BodyDreaming: At Home in Our Matter

– Unveiling the Numen of the Living Body”

For more information and to book visit https://www.jungclub-london.org/jung-club-london-thursday-lectures-1.html

CG Jung Public Lectures Bristol, 2021-22

November 13, 2021, 10.30am-12.45pm

“BodyDreaming: Returning to Our Cellular Home – Attunement and Titration”

BodyDreaming offers a way to bring our charged systems back into greater coherence after the continuous challenges of the pandemic era. Working within a Jungian framework, the BodyDreaming approach attunes us to our nervous system and to the tension of opposites held in the body and psyche. It introduces greater flexibility and opens us to the possibility of the ‘new third’, an embodied birth at a cellular level. BodyDreaming aligns us with the principle of Self -regulation that is core to Jungian psychology.

Tickets are available for in-person and online attendance. For more information and to register, visit http://cgjunginbristol.co.uk/index.php/lecture-programme-2021-22

Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology

Virtual Conference

The Alchemy of an Extraordinary Year and its Potential for Personal Transformation

May 28-30, 2021

“Body Dreaming:  The Universe of the Nervous System, Alchemy for our Time” – Marian Dunlea (Saturday 10:30 AM EDT)


BodyDreaming: At Home in Our Matter – Attunement and Titration Uncover the Numen of the Living Body – Marian Dunlea (Sunday noon EDT)

For more information and to register, visit https://www.fcrp-quaker.org/fcrp-speakers-2021

Irish Society of Jungian Analysts
In conjunction with the
Irish Analytical Psychology Association

Seminar Series

Thursday, 24th June – 8.00pm to 9.00pm

“Exploring our Response at a Cellular level to the Pandemic: through the lens of Jung, Woodman and Neuroscience” – Patricia Llosa in conversation with Marian Dunlea

Click here for more information.

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