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`This book issues a challenge to anyone in the field of psychotherapy who is resigned to seeing psychotherapy as solely a service activity or an art or craft. Instead, Langs invites us to see that psychotherapy, clinical technique and practice may have intricate and fundamental conditions to the scientific laws of nature and the universe. This work will also be of value to those psychotherapists who are interested in asking research questions about the process and technique of psychotherapy. It is also a refreshing read in a post modern era where the pursuit of validity and fundamental laws seems to have gone out of fashion' - New Therapist

The Processing Centres: The Two-System Mind
The processing centres: The two-system mind

I had found clinical support for the postulate that the emotion-processing mind has a single receptive, analysing, and assignment centre. But in the course of studying these assignments, it was necessary to postulate two receiving centres – one attached to awareness, the other not so connected. In addition, clinical observation had indicated that there were no dual assignments of meaning – messages were deconstructed into a series of implications and meanings, each of which was directed to either the conscious or the deep unconscious system for processing.

The second line of components in the emotion-processing mind are both processors – the seats of human coping skills and intelligence in the emotional domain. These postulated centres ...

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