Transpersonal In Psychology, Psychotherapy And Counselling

Hardcover | January 15, 2008

byAndrew Shorrock

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The Transpersonal in Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling is written in an accessible style that appeals to the lay reader as well as experienced clinicians. It offers an in-depth exploration of transpersonal thinking in relationship to the helping professions, in particular psychotherapy and the 'depth psychologies'. It presents a broad yet detailed overview of transpersonal theory and its place in clinical practice. The work of the founders of the school and newer transpersonal theories are examined as well as the influence that the transpersonal perspective has had upon the major schools of psychology. Furthermore, the effect that other bodies within the humanities, such as philosophy and esoteric thought, bring to bear on the transpersonal school are also considered, as are the insights from bodies of knowledge in the hard sciences such as neurobiology and quantum physics.

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The Transpersonal in Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling is written in an accessible style that appeals to the lay reader as well as experienced clinicians. It offers an in-depth exploration of transpersonal thinking in relationship to the helping professions, in particular psychotherapy and the 'depth psychologies'. It presents ...

ANDREW SHORROCK is a psychotherapist and supervisor in private practice in Oxford and London, UK. Andrew also teaches courses in a range of psychological topics to graduate and postgraduate counselling and psychotherapy students. Over many years his work has been with diverse clinical populations in a broad range of clinical settings.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.85 × 5.65 × 0.85 inPublished:January 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230517765

ISBN - 13:9780230517769

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PART I: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FIELD * Definition of Terms * Brief History of the Transpersonal Movement * Overview of the Transpersonal Perspective * PART II: THE TRANSPERSONAL PERSPECTIVE IN RELATION TO THE THEORY AND PRAXIS OF: * Psychoanalytical Thought * Jungian Psychology * Evolutionary Psychology * Archetypal Psychology * The Psychology of Religion * Psychiatry * The Cognitive and Behavioural Schools * Life Coaching * The Humanistic and Existential Schools * PART III: THE PHILOSOPHICAL AND SCIENTIFIC UNDERPINNINGS OF THE TRANSPERSONAL PERSPECTIVE THROUGH THE LENS OF: * The Philosophy of Science * Esoteric and Mystical Thought * Eastern and Western Spiritual Practice * Neuro-Biology * Consciousness Research * The Quantum Physics perspective * PART IV: CARTOGRAPHERS AND TRANSPERSONAL THEORISTS * C. G. Jung * R Assagioli * M. Washburn * K. Wilber * S. Grof * A. H. Almass * I. Clarke * PART V: BEYOND THEORY: THE TRANSPERSONAL IN THE CONSULTING ROOM * The Transpersonal Presenting as Abnormal Pathology * Integrating Transpersonal Theory in Clinical Practice * Conclusions * Reference list and index * Bibliography