Being in rhythm: dissociative attunement in therapeutic process.

@article{Hopenwasser2008BeingIR,
  title={Being in rhythm: dissociative attunement in therapeutic process.},
  author={Karen Hopenwasser},
  journal={Journal of trauma & dissociation : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of Dissociation},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={349-67}
}
  • Karen Hopenwasser
  • Published 2008 in
    Journal of trauma & dissociation : the official…
Dissociative attunement is a profound rhythmic encounter in therapeutic treatment. Attunement is a synchronized awareness of implicit knowing that is nonlinear and bidirectional. Empathically attuned clinicians are like microtonal tuning forks. They resonate with a variety of emotional pitches and will resonate with nuanced shifting of emotional tone. This resonance is the basis of dissociative attunement. Concepts such as empathic attunement, affect attunement, "the unthought known," "implicit… CONTINUE READING
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