Arno Remmers

Arno Remmers
Wiesbadener Akademie für Psychotherapie | WIAP · WIAP Postgraduate Psychotherapy Studies for Medical Doctors, Psychologists and Pedagogs

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Introduction
Arno Remmers works in Wiesbaden Academy for Psychotherapy WIAP and KBAP, teaching psychodynamic Therapy on a humanistic background, book author. Supervisor in mental health, addiction and psychosomatic hospitals. WAPP International Trainer for Positive Transcultural Psychotherapy (PPT) in postgraduate Trainings in Europe and China, founded training curricula and associations for PPT in Bulgaria and Romania. Research and publications about PPT and psychodynamic Psychotherapy.
Additional affiliations
January 2013 - March 2021
ZIST Academy
Position
  • Supervisor
Description
  • Supervisor for Psychodynamic Therapy in the state licensed humanistic psychodynamic ZIST Academy for Psychotherapy. Humanistic psychodynamic therapy trainer and Board Member 2013 - 2021
September 2012 - June 2022
Fulda Clinic
Position
  • External Supervisor
Description
  • External Supervisor in Mental Health Hospital (since 2012) and in Psychosomatic Hospital (since 2020)
October 2011 - present
Rhön-Klinikum AG
Position
  • Supervisor
Description
  • Working in the teams of Saaletalklinik (Alcohol Addiction Treatment), in Klinik Neumühle (Drug Addiction Treatment) and Adaption Maria Stern as External Supervisor
Education
April 2001 - December 2003
Vogelsbergklinik Grebenhain
Field of study
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
October 1999 - December 2003
Wiesbadener Akademie für Psychotherapie
Wiesbadener Akademie für Psychotherapie
Field of study
  • Kinder- und Jugendlichenpsychotherapie, tiefenpsychologisch fundiert
January 1996 - December 1997
Akademie der Landesärztekammer Hessen
Field of study
  • Quality Management, medical specialization

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Positive psychotherapy (PPT) was first described by Nossrat Peseschkian as a “new psychotherapeutic approach.” Later authors described it later as being a transcultural, psychodynamic, humanistic, eclectic or an integrative approach. Where are the historical, philosophical, and scientific roots of this approach? On which other authors, methods or t...
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The “First Interview of Positive Psychotherapy” applied at the outset of therapy offers a semi-structured way of diagnosis and therapy planning, gathering as comprehensively as possible the influences of life and environment that have been conducive to health or illness (Peseschkian N 1977: Positive Psychotherapie. p. 226–270; Peseschkian N, Deiden...
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Positive Psychodynamic Therapy - humanistic approach, practice orientated psychodynamic diagnostics, effective treatment in an interactive therapeutic relation with a focus on personality structure, conflict contents, developmental tasks and relation pattern, ressource orientated, including trauma therapy approaches.
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Positive Psychodynamic Therapy - humanistic approach, practice orientated psychodynamic diagnostics, effective treatment in an interactive therapeutic relation with a focus on personality structure, conflict contents, developmental tasks and relation pattern, ressource orientated, including trauma therapy approaches. Albanian version
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Fairy tales, narratives and proverbs are cultural carriers of tradition, development pattern and values. Even if they are the same over a long time, they gain their own new meaning in new situations. Creation myths, classical legends or the repeated basic patterns and archetypes of fairy tales and children’s songs are collective models of understan...
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The psychosomatic arc, based on an idea of Nossrat Peseschkian in 1988, was further developed by the author from 1994 on to visualize the process of body and mental symptoms caused by life events and microtraumatic situations of everyday life. A semi-structured psychosomatic treatment process is described by which to understand the function and lan...
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Body sensations in therapy as experience of counter transference can show the way to deeper understanding of subconscious subjects and motivations in therapy. Some ways for practical application in therapy are described.
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To create a fruitful therapeutic alliance in psychosomatic treatment it is needed to accept the clients individual experience of symptoms and sydromes. For this a five step process in for the communication consultation is described with implications for the therapeutic role, approach and instruments.
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A suggestion for a process orientated five step communication in treatment of psychosomatic diseases for a better therapeutic alliance
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Verbal interaction seems to be the main instrument of treatment. In this article the the unconscious language of the body interaction will be looked at, as it seems to be not only an important transmitter of an emotional therapeutic atmosphere, but also valid to find out the conflict contents, relation pattern, and helps to work with structural pro...
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It is possible to construct a helping alliance for the best results in therapy by keeping in mind this helpful process of therapy, starting with building an attachment which will be needed for the interactive differentiation of the therapy contract, goals, and the client’s own activity between the sessions, and finally using feedback at the end of...
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Approaches to so called "difficult clients" can profit from looking at the capacities, ressources and specific coping experiences of persons diagnosed with personality disorder. A practical application of positive psychodynamic therapy is described in this lecture
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Life balance is a central focus of positive psychotherapy (PPT, after Peseschkian). According to this humanistic psychodynamic psychotherapy, a balance among the four areas of body/health, work/achievement, contacts/relationships, and future/meaning is vital for one’s health.
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Positive Psychotherapy (PPT) is a humanistic psychodynamic psychotherapy developed by Nossrat Peseschkian in the 1970s and 1980s. As a conflict-centered and resource-oriented short-term psychotherapy, it is based on transcultural observations in more than 20 cultures. The method combines a humanistic conception, a psychodynamic understanding of dis...
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The use of stories in narrative ethics can be compared with the use of stories in narrative psychotherapy. Based on publications of Peseschkian 1979 the practical application of stories in therapy and conflict resolution as well as the process of narrative therapy and conseling are discussed.
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Body language, emotions and intaffectivity are discussed concerning prevention, development and therapy interactions. A five step concept to understand the meanings of body sensations is added on the basis of Positive Psychotherapy process description.
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Smoking in its cultural, social and psychological function in treatment of dependency in a five step process is discussed. A case example shows the ways of treatment.
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For clients and therapists it is helpful to have an easy to understand explanation of the reasons and the treatment of psychosomatic disorders, that is shown as the “psychosomatic arc” in function to understand the links of soul and body.
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research results and the possible consequences for prevention of mental health diseases of children will be presented and discussed, seen from a positive psychotherapeutic perspective. How can we increase the social support, necessary for the mental health balance - and what does social support mean? How can we help pregnant women and families to h...
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Humanistic, psychodynamic and other roots of the Positive Transcultural Psychotherapy, founded by Nossrat Peseschkian, first published in 1977 as integrative method are presented and discussed.
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Therapeutic methods and the qualities of therapeutic alliance are discussed in their influence on the outcome of therapy. Different roles of therapists in different settings, the possibility to train competences of psychotherapists meeting the criteria of research and the need of identification with a therapeutic method are dicussed.
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How to reach a helpful therapeutic alliance concerning the possibilities of different psychotherapeutic approaches. Differences of therapeutic attidtudes in family therapy, psychotherapy and conselling, medical care, psychiatric treatment are discussed, a model of attitude in four areas is presented. It was denmostrated with role play. Especially p...
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Discussion of the capacities and competences of psychotherapists, first published in 1997, 1. World Conference on Positive Psychotherapy, St. Petersburg
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The completely reedited version of "Leitfaden" contains information relevant for practice concerning the acutal guidelines for psychotherapy in Germany, the actual comments to it and OPD. Basic conceptions, research about psychodynamic therapy, diagnostic ways and practical case and theory orientated treatment planning of psychodynamic therapy (tie...
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Positive Psychotherapy (Nossrat Peseschkian, 1977), its so called positive and transcultural approach, containing differentiation analysis, semi structured first interview, and five step approach for therapy, has an influence on the therapists. The colleagues trained in this method and using it will have a resulting identity feeling with it. This n...
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"Glück" - a German wörd including happiness, bliss, good fate as a term was investigated in its meaning for mental health patients treated with psychotherapy. Their associations in German language to this term, their satisfaction in life, their goals for therapy, reasons to be happy or unhappy had been investigated. The results show the specific as...
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Positive Pedagogy using tools of Positive Psychotherapy (Peseschkian 1977) had been used in different pedagogy and prevention projects in Bulgaria in 1992 - 1995, that are presented in the paper, seen from a 2013 perspective of positive pedagogy, discussed before in Beijing 2010
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Positive Psychotherapie sieht Störungen und Krankheitssymptome auch als Fähigkeit, auf innere Konflikte zu reagieren, und stellt die Fähigkeit zur Gesundheit im Balancemodell (Salutogenese) neben die unbewusste Dynamik der Krankheitsentstehung. Die in fünf Stufen strukturierte Therapie begleitet die Patienten dabei, gemeinsam die verborgenen, zum L...
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Projects integrating psychotherapeutic knowledge in therapy, family therapy, pedagogy, school, self help, infrastructure of Bulgaria, based on Positive Psychotherapy, in 1992-1995. Described are the different fields of application and realization. Bulgarian language
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Psychotherapeutic Anamnesis, psychodynamic understanding, indication for the fitting psychotherapeutic method and operationalized psychodynamic diagnostic concerning an adapted form of OPD are described. The first encounter, transference and relational aspects, motivations and techniques of the first interview are discussed focussing practice orien...
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Compared will be theory and practice of Positive Psychotherapy (PPT) (N. Peseschkian) and of Psychodynamic Therapies (PDynTh). On one side PPT seems to widen the understanding of a patients history and behaviour in PDynT concerning conflict, interactional and relational dimensions. On the other side PPT can gain from PDynTh to understand lead affec...
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The focus of treatment is the basis for effective psychodynamic therapy. Focussing on structural capacities, conflict contents, relational patterns or neurotic dispositions needs diagnostic instruments, described in this book, supported by downloads for questionaires.
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Aufträge der einzelnen Teilnehmer der Gruppe, der Leiter und Organisatoren an die Gruppe, der Institutionen, die die Gruppen ermöglichen, wie Klinik, Krankenkassen, Ausbildungsinstitut oder Gesetzgeber werden als implizite oder explizite erfasst, und im Prozess der Gruppenarbeit verwendbar. U. Boessmann diskutiert in diesem Buch die Wirkfaktoren vo...
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Vier Prinzipien der Ethik nach Beauchamp and Childress bilden als Leitfaden die Grundlage der Ausführungen zu ethischen Fragestellungen in der Familientherapie. Handeln oder Unterlassen - anhand der vier Prinzipien werden Beispiele von Dilemmata aus der Praxis der Familientherapie erläutert, ein „Beipackzettel“ zur Familien- und Paartherapie als Au...

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