`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
Chapter 13: The First Models and the First Results
The First Models and the First Results
We turn now to the unfamiliar world defined through formal measurement and mathematical models and results. It will require patience, forbearance, and a tolerance of the unfamiliar to enter this domain, so I will try to ease the way by avoiding formal mathematical equations and rendering the ideas in as simple a language as possible. My main goal is to offer a sense of the remarkable structures and laws that operate in the depths of human communication and therefore within the emotion-related mind. And, quite surprisingly, the findings I will be describing on this level of ‘deeper nature’ seem to have strong and definable implications for clinical practice. So, with this much ...