This, the latest book from 'The School of Psychotherapy and Counselling Series' of Regent's College, is an intriguing book which explores complex areas and is recommended for the more experienced practitioner' - Counsellingbooks.com This book focuses in depth on how attention and the heart are involved in relating to others. The author draws in both west and west to illuminate this often neglected aspect of psychotherapeutic work. Sufic and Yogic approaches to heart consciousness are given as well as those from contemporary scientific studies which are discovering the heart's intelligence. Also drawing on contemporary contribution from cognitive psychology, neuroscience, Rosalind Pearmain describes the moment-by-moment process of relational contract in terms of an arc of attunement, amplification and reverberation and offers practical exercises to develop our heart's capacities to respond to others. `Intriguing.. extraordinary.. skillfull...' Counselling News
Going Deeper: Reverberation and Depth
The third modality of heart or relational listening may be related to Buber's ‘I and thou’ mode of meeting another person: ‘The primary word I-Thou can be spoken only with the whole being’ (p. 24).1 It is a fundamental capacity to meet and to be open and to contact an eternal kind of reverberation between ...