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 7: The Transpersonal Dimension of Counselling
The Transpersonal Dimension of Counselling
People are hungry for truth, goodness and beauty, but today they often do not know where to find them. Both in our culture and in psychology, it is difficult to talk about the transpersonal dimension. Our spiritual lives have become as embarrassing to us as sexual lives were to the Victorians. Often our scientific bias has limited us to quantitative and statistical exploration. In spite of numerous accounts of the experience of a higher reality found in all ages, cultures and disciplines, we are reluctant to admit the existence of the non-rational and of spiritual values. The inadequacies inherent in our language and the difficulty of communicating the true nature of transpersonal experience have added ...