Having sold over 15,000 copies since first publication, Psychosynthesis Counselling in Action is the definitive introduction to the principles and techniques of psychosynthesis. Pitched clearly and accessibly, it explains how the counsellor or psychotherapist can incorporate psychosynthesis into their own work with clients.
Chapter 2: The Psychosynthesis Counsellor
The Psychosynthesis Counsellor
The Context of Psychosynthesis Counselling
Caroline sat on the edge of her chair, spine erect, obviously trying to hold herself together and said in a flat, dull voice, ‘I'm afraid I'm going mad. I'm depressed and can't seem to get on with living. I can't go on like this and yet I don't know what to do.’ Here was a person relatively unknown to the counsellor. A new client, a new beginning; a unique human being, but with definable pain and psychological symptoms similar to ones the counsellor had met before. How does the counsellor begin to interpret and frame the process, both psychological and transpersonal, that will unfold during the counselling journey?
Life is relational and all counselling is also ...