Publication List

Barrett L. Dorko, P.T.

In "The Physical Therapy Forum"

The "Somatic Therapies-Where Do PT's Fit In?" Vol. IV No. 23 June 12, 1985 pgs. 6, 7

"Adverse Mechanical Tension Within the C.N.S." Clinical Implications and Management Vol. IV No. 43 October 30, 1985

"The Use of Simple Contact" Vol. VII No. 16 April 18, 1988

"Persistent Pain and Underlying Processes" Vol. VII No. 25 June 20, 1988 pgs. 8, 9

"Adaptive Potential: A New Concept in Pain of Mechanical Origin" Vol. VII No. 29 July 18, 1988

"Paradigm Lost-Energy Transference as a Therapeutic Modality" Vol. VII No. 41 October 18, 1988

"Pivotal Bearing-Changing our Model of Posture" Vol. VIII No. 1 January 9, 1989

"Simple Contact and the Advent of Corrective Movement" Vol. VIII No. 10 March 13, 1989

"Palpatory Diagnoses and the Irritative Nerve Lesion" Vol. VIII No. 13 April 3, 1989

"The Nature of Structure" Vol. VIII No. 29 May 29, 1989

"A Simple Test of Autonomic Balance" Vol. VIII No. 28 July 17, 1989

"Getting Arrested" Vol. VIII No. 51 December 25, 1989

"Chaos, Solitons and Manual Care" Vol. 18 No. 20 May 21, 1990

"The Suppression of Flight" November 27, 1992

In "The PT Bulletin"

"Craniosacral Therapy and Reason" Vol. 3 No. 9 March 9, 1988

"Creative, Eccentric, or Weird?...Proper Definitions Important to Professionals" Vol 3 No. 47 November 30, 1988

"Perceptual Clarity in PT" Vol 4 No. 14 April 12, 1989

In "Physical Therapy Today" Official Publication of the Private Practice Section, APTA

"Manual Contact and Reflexive Effect" Vol. 12 No. 3 Fall 1989

"Independence and Entropy" Spring 1990

"Practice Building on the Inside" Summer 1992

In "Somatics, The Magazine/Journal of the Bodily Arts and Sciences"

"Somatic Philosophy in the Practice of Physical Therapy" Vol. 7 No. 3 Autumn/Winter 1989

In "Jugglers World" Official Publication of The International Jugglers Association, a series of essays from 1989-1994

"Juggling Philosophically"

"Juggling Courageously"

"Juggling Playfully"

"Juggling Manfully"

"Juggling Ourselves"

"Juggling Foolishly"

"Juggling Chaotically"

In "Allied Health Network"

"As Two Rivers Meet; Some Thoughts on the Modality of Touch" January 20, 1995

An essay contained in "The Bobaths" by Jay Schleichkorn

Therapy Skill Builders 1992

In "Mentor; A quarterly journal about men and their journey of discovery"

"The Courageous Lover" Spring 1994

"Without a Limp" Fall 1994

In "P.T. Today"

"Moving With Sound Alone; Poetics in Therapy" May 1, 1995

In "Impact," a publication of the Private Practice Section of the APTA

"Marvel's Lesson" March 1996


"Morning Call" in "Enkidu; Men's Poetry" No. 2 1993

"Now" in "Mentor" Fall 1994

"Brocade" in "P.T. Today" May 1, 1995

In "The Museletter" of the National Association for Poetry Therapy:

"On Words and Movement" November 1995

As of June 1995, Barrett has also published over 100 regularly appearing columns entitled "From Dorko's Desk" in The P.T. Forum.

These each contain 500-600 words and cover a wide range of subjects related to the practice of physical therapy. He now writes a similar column entitled "The Clinician's Manual" which appears in "P.T. Today".

In December of 1995 Slack Inc. published Shallow Dive; Essays On The Craft Of Manual Care, Barrett's first book.