What we may be the vision and techniques of psychosynthesis

A logical order, as we understand it, or even the possibility of such an order, seems to lie outside of our subject at present. The splitting of transference into personal and archetypal along with its concomitant attitudes of aversion to the personal, and attraction to the archetypal, prejudicially distorts the perceived quality of the experience.

The root of the problem lies in a misunderstanding of the concept of archetype, as if the archetypes can be split off and separated whereas they pervade and encompass. A process of this kind can if our categories are wide enough, be reduced to an order of sorts and described, or at least adumbrated, with the help of analogies; but its innermost essence is the uniqueness of a life individually lived - which nobody can grasp from outside, but which on the contrary, holds the individual in its grip.

Unfortunately, NLP appears to be the first in a long line of mass marketing seminars that purport to virtually cure any mental disorder Psychosynthesis in Evolutionary Context by Jean Hardy, p. Painting, movement and other techniques can be used to recognise and value different facets of the personality.

The New Birth Figure 1 Jung provided a full interpretation of this series of images, sometimes I suspect beyond the original intention of their creator. It sees too many sides at the same time and that is a drawback. The Great Circle of Time These are the final entries in the journal of a traveller in alternative realities who partners a mysterious pilgrim and, through dream-like experiences on magical pathways, heals wounds from ancient traumas.

If I successfully avoid replaying their past I am in effect forced into a way of being that the client unconsciously needs - either the opposite of their original experience or some form of neutral non-harmful stance.

In addition to the many psychologists whose views have been sampled here for features of optimal well-being, there are, of course, a few other psychologists who have touched on the subject. Bovbjerg argues, "[t]hrough particular practices, the [NLP practitioner qua] psycho-religious practitioner expects to achieve self-perfection in a never-ending transformation of the self.

A large and growing number of psychotherapists are now convinced that the Eastern religions offer an understanding of the mind far more complete than anything yet envisaged by Western science.

Dream images of coitus, death, putrefying, rotting, separating, refining etc. I think that an understanding of transference requires a thorough understanding and respect for the work of Freud, Jung and the Field Theorists.

I would posit that initially the client is unable to show or may not even know themselves, and present their conditioned socialised self.


We are not aware of it, or even of something irking us Human Givens Therapy encompasses all effective approaches to helping people and whatever has accrued because of ideology.

Humanistic Therapies - focus on self-development, growth and responsibilities. They harbor the attitude that the value as well as the proof of spiritual transformation lies in predictable, observable consequences in the mundane sphere.


The problem lies in the repetition, if we are to truly honour the infinite possibility and diversity of the collective unconscious and the uniqueness of individual experience and character, no theory will do. Firstly, as already noted, the risk of counter-transference is heightened by the subjective nature of the information.

He described as a successful outcome to our work ,would be to have a centre of gravity.

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The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.

It is particularly useful for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Here I will provide a simple short summary followed by an imagined translation of how this may play out in the therapeutic setting.

Thus we become able to identify with each part of our being as we wish. Transference is the term applied to projection from a client to the therapist that occurs in the analytic setting. Fanthorpe and Fanthorpe [] see a similarity between the mimetic procedure and intent of NLP modeling and aspects of ritual in some syncretic religions.

How we relate to what we see as outside of us, what we do when we are crucified between the ungraspable subtlety of Spirit and the unbearable density of Soul, this is what defines us, this is what shapes our character making us who we are. The analytic setting acts like a container - intensifying and ultimately transforming the psychic forces.

Breathing techniques are used to release tension whilst the client re-experiences traumatic emotions.Criteria for Spiritual Realization Timothy Conway's PhD dissertation on optimal well-being, spiritual realization and traditions of spirituality and psychology.

Gary Tomkins article on Transference and Counter-Transference in psychotherapy and Counselling. Counselling and Psychotherapy models and approaches.

Counselling and Psychotherapy form an important part of Psychological Therapies, they.

Will Power The Will to Act to Change The Long Path to Self-Mastery The Short Path to Self-Control Determination, Effort, Perseverance, Resolve, Self-Discipline. Psychosynthesis is eminently practical and integrates principles and techniques from many different approaches.

Psychosynthesis is not about the application of techniques, however, but learning to live with a vision that comes from deep within oneself.

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What we may be the vision and techniques of psychosynthesis
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