A Psychotherapy of Love: Psychosynthesis in Practice by John Firman,Ann Gila

By John Firman,Ann Gila

Illuminates the position of empathetic love in psychotherapy.

This ebook indicates what psychosynthesis appears like within the empirical perform of psychotherapy. initially conceived by way of Italian psychiatrist Robert Assagioli, psychosynthesis is likely one of the first Western psychologies that addresses either non secular and mental therapeutic and development via self-realization. In impression, it bargains an method of psychotherapy based in altruistic love, and the nurturing that helps the innate force inside of humans to include and actualize the complete of who they're. Authors John Firman and Ann Gila contain experientially established versions and conception, case reviews from either the customer and therapist views, and a call for participation for either the pro and the layperson to the self-reflection, internal paintings, and dedication essential to love and paintings at this intensity. After an summary of the basics of psychosynthesis concept, the authors discover how a therapist's personal embody of those rules can foster an altruistic, empathetic love that helps and improves therapist-client rapport and progress.

John Firman (1945–2008) used to be a psychotherapist in inner most perform in Palo Alto, California, and an affiliate middle school member on the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology.

Ann Gila is a psychotherapist in deepest perform in Palo Alto and an affiliate center college member on the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Their books contain Psychosynthesis: A Psychology of the Spirit and The Primal Wound: A Transpersonal View of Trauma, dependancy, and development, either additionally released through SUNY Press.

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