The Inward Arc / Edition 1

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Overview

The Inward Arc offers practical wisdom for healthy human development and valuable guiding principles for integrating psychological and spiritual growth. It provides a wealth of information about transpersonal psychology and a variety of experiential exercises for inspiration and renewal.
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Bryan Wittine
The clearest and most accessible text on a spiritual approach to psychology and psychotherapy available today.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595151998
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/1/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 720,780
  • Product dimensions: 0.58 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Second Edition ix
Preface to the Second Edition xiii
Preface to the First Edition xv
Introduction 3
1 Healing the Whole Person: A Psychological Perspective 9
2 Evolution of Self-Concept 25
3 The Transpersonal Self 39
4 Healing Awareness 59
5 In Pursuit of Happiness 75
6 Mapping the Spiritual Path 93
I Christian Metaphors 93
II Chakra Symbolism 98
III The Ox-Herding Pictures 114
7 Guidance on the Path 127
8 The Possible Dream: Creativity and Dreaming 155
9 Healing Relationships 179
10 Transpersonal Vision 203
Notes 219
Bibliography 229
Index 235
Resources 239
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 24, 2003

    Very interesting!

    This book is absolutely incredible! It explains the development of human consciousness in such a comprehensive way that it is a must read for people interested in personal growth from a transpersonal perspective. Many writers have written about transpersonal experiences before but this author brings it all together and presents it as a very nice package. I also found the author's application of these ideas to psychotherapy very interesting and thought provoking. As a psychotherapist using the transpersonal approach, I find this book quite exquisite! The only other book on this topic that I would really recommend is 'The Ever-Transcending Spirit' by Toru Sato. Sato explains these ideas in the simplest ways that it makes us think, 'Why didn't I understand that before?' He uses the most creative analogies to explain our experiences, including transpersonal ones that you are simply left in awe.

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