`My congratulations to Colin Feltham for assembling a set of contentious issues and lively authors which together made me forget my surroundings' - Person-Centred Practice `Editor Colin Feltham's choice of topics shows an astute, on the ground awareness of the issues that dog the industry, while still making lively reading' - New Therapist In this book, leading practitioners, critics and commentators take sides on many topical and core debates including: · Theoretical issues: Does the unconscious really exist? Is birth trauma a fiction? Should one believe in `false memories'? · Clinical issues: Is ther
Chapter 4: Primal Therapies – Stillborn Theories
Primal Therapies – Stillborn Theories
Her clients included a woman who suffered migraines until therapy revealed that in a past life she was put to death with a metal band around her forehead.
This was the by-line of an interview with psychotherapist Deike Begg, recently arrived in Scotland to bring relief to sufferers of millennium anxiety and other psychosocial morbidities. Having specialized in rebirthing and past-life therapy for 10 years, Begg attributes a wide range of symptoms including ulcers, abdominal problems, headaches and mental problems, to past-life traumas. She admits: ‘I would think the medical body would think it is complete lunacy.’ Nevertheless, she argues, scientific thought changes constantly, and rebirthing could yet find itself on the orthodox curriculum (Pallister, 1998).