Official membership is granted to organizations that are engaged in body-mind integration and support the mission and goals of the USABP.
Clinics and Counseling Centers
A for-profit facility providing services for the prevention or diagnosis of mental illness, the care, and treatment of mentally ill patients, the rehabilitation of mentally ill individuals, or any combination of these services. Annual membership dues = $250
Community Counseling Agencies
A community-based facility or group of facilities providing prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation mental health services to those who would not have access to it otherwise. These providers include:
• Community mental health centers and other public mental health agencies
• Local or national non-profits or charities that provide mental health services
• Community health centers with integrated behavioral healthcare departments
• College or university counseling clinics or other free teaching or training clinics
• Private group therapy practices or private specialty mental health clinics
Annual membership dues = $250
Addiction Treatment Center
This category includes for-profit organizations that integrate somatic and body-mind-based treatments with historically proven addiction treatment and mental health approaches. Annual membership dues = $250
Integrative Health Clinics and Wellness Centers
For clinics and centers that take an approach to wellness that simultaneously addresses the physical, psychological, emotional, relational, systemic, and spiritual components of health. These centers draw from many disciplines, religions, and cultures to heal people, communities, and even the environment. These centers work to forge teams of care providers — doctors, mental health providers, nutritionists, and spiritual healers for example — to support clients on their journey to greater health and well-being. Annual membership dues = $500
Website listing - coming soon
Your website listing includes:
• Summary page with your logo, introduction, program overview, registration details, and a link to your website.
• Dedicated full page for your program descriptions and recruitment. We drive targeted traffic links from over 17 of our website pages to help you recruit participation in your programs.
• Promotions and discounts for your programs shared in the members-only section, highlighted in the USABP newsletters, and in direct communications to members.
Email your offerings to firstname.lastname@example.org
Official USABP Somatic Center Recognition and Certification Seal
You receive three button files—white, B&W, color—to choose from and place on your website with a linkback to USABP. The button provides SEO strength, opportunities, and authority.
Posting in our Events section
Our social media presence will drive new audiences to the Education and Training section that promotes your upcoming events.
Submit your events using the members-only subpage Event Submission form
Education for your team's professional growth and success
Membership provides free extended education* to support your staff of professionals efforts. We are working to grow the demand for somatic therapy, find-a-therapist placements, referrals, networking, and SEO for practitioner websites.
See our library of programs
Group rates apply for access. See membership types for details.
*Extended education includes event listings, member-only discounts, access to 12+ education events per year, access to our events archive, and more.
membership INCLUDEs SPecial recognition
The Field of Somatic Psychotherapy, Body-mind therapy, and embodied coaching continues to grow. Discovering new ways to bring healing and transformation to clients and society.
USABP Pioneer AWARD
Since its inception in 1998, the USABP has made it a priority to honor the people who have made somatic psychology, body psychotherapy, and body/mind practices what they are today: acknowledging our history is extremely important in our identity as an organization.
USABP lifetime achiement award
At each USABP conference a body psychotherapist has been recognized for their lifetime achievements specifically in the field of body psychotherapy by impacting the field, contributing to the body of knowledge, expanding the audience, mobilizing the community, and support of the field at large.
Click here to view Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients
Alice K. Ladas Research award
For Outstanding Research Advancing the Profession of Body Psychotherapy and Outstanding Research Advancing the Profession of Body Psychotherapy by a Student the USABP offers two research awards at each conference. Click here to view the Alice K. Ladas Research Award
Click here to view recipients of the Alice K. Lada Research Award.