If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him

The Pilgrimage Of Psychotherapy Patients

Author: Sheldon Kopp

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0804150966

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 256

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A fresh, realistic approach to altering one's destiny and accepting the responsibility that grows with freedom. No meaning that comes from outside of ourselves is real. The Buddahood of each of us has already been obtained. We only need to recognize it. “The most important things that each man must learn no one can teach him. Once he accepts this disappointment, he will be able to stop depending on the therapist, the guru who turns out to be just another struggling human being.” Using the myth of Gilgamesh, Siddhartha, The Wife of Bath, Don Quizote . . . the works of Buber, Ginsberg, Shakespeare, Karka, Nin, Dante and Jung . . . a brilliant psychotherapist, guru and pilgrim shares the epic tales and intimate revelations that help to shape Everyman's journey through life.

Zen in the Art of Helping

Author: David Brandon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317214706

Category: Social Science

Page: 132

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A succinct, uncompromising study of what it means to help other people, this book, first published in 1978, examines the helping process in the light of the principles of Zen Buddhism. Emphasizing the Zen precepts of true compassion, newness and Taoistic change, it explains how a helper can break down the artificial barriers that serve to separate people and hinder the helping process. As the teachings of Zen demonstrate, real compassion involves a selflessness and respect that can bring helper and helped together.

The Soul of Psychotherapy

Recapturing the Spiritual Dimension in the Therapeutic Encounter

Author: Carlton Cornett

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0684839024

Category: Psychology

Page: 176

View: 2616


Explains how therapists can include the spiritual dimension in their practices, serving both patients with religious commitments, and those whose problems involve such issues.

Master Therapists

Exploring Expertise in Therapy and Counseling, 10th Anniversary Edition

Author: Thomas M. Skovholt,Len Jennings

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190496584


Page: 224

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In this 10th Anniversary text, Thomas M. Skovholt and Len Jennings paint an elaborate portrait of expert or "master" therapists. The book contains extensive qualitative research from three doctoral dissertations and an additional research study conducted over a seven-year period on the sameten master therapists. This intensive research project on master therapists, those considered the "best of the best" by their colleagues, is the most extensive research on high-level functioning of mental health professionals ever done. Therapists and counselors can use the insights gained from thisbook as potential guidelines for use in their own professional development. Furthermore, training programs may adopt it in an effort to develop desirable characteristics in their trainees. Featuring a brand new Preface and Epilogue, this 10th Anniversary Edition of Master Therapists revisits a landmark text in the field of counseling and therapy.

Single-Session Therapy (SST)

100 Key Points and Techniques

Author: Windy Dryden

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429952511

Category: Psychology

Page: 320

View: 4310


Even in one session a therapist can make a difference. Single Session Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques presents the 100 main features of this way of working, providing an accessible, succinct overview of this way of working, based on the author's extensive work demonstrating the effectiveness of SST. Divided into 9 sections, guiding you through every aspect of the therapy, the book covers topic such as: The goals of SST Characteristics of ‘good’ SST clients Responding effectively to the client’s very first contact Creating and maintaining a working focus Making an emotional impact Both concise and practical, Single Session Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques will be invaluable to psychotherapists and counsellors in training and practice.

Adieu to God

Why Psychology Leads to Atheism

Author: Mick Power

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119979951

Category: Religion

Page: 216

View: 3778


Adieu to God examines atheism from a psychological perspective and reveals how religious phenomena and beliefs are psychological rather than supernatural in origin. Answers the psychological question of why, in the face of overwhelming scientific evidence to the contrary, do religions continue to prosper? Looks at atheism and religion using a fair and balanced approach based on the latest work in psychology, sociology, anthropology, psychiatry and medicine Acknowledges the many psychological benefits of religion while still questioning the validity of its supernatural belief systems and providing atheist alternatives to a fulfilling life

Functional Images of the Religious Educator

Author: Timothy Arthur Lines

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780891350873

Category: Religion

Page: 540

View: 1561


FUNCITIONAL IMAGES OF THE RELIGIOUS EDUCATOR is one of those rare and precious books which helps religious educators explore and clarify their own special identity as religious educators. This special identity is revealed in ten basic functional roles which are central to religious education enactment. The author shows that while religious educators perform most and possibly all these ten basic functional roles, nonetheless one predominates. This dominant role, plus the way the religious educator harmoniously integrates the other roles into the dominant one, is the key to each religious educator's own special identity.

The process of psychotherapy

an integration of clinical experience and empirical research

Author: John R. Thompson

Publisher: University Press of Amer

ISBN: 9780819166036

Category: Psychology

Page: 413

View: 2611


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