Eigen in Seoul: Faith and Transformation

Eigen in Seoul: Faith and Transformation

by Michael Eigen

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Overview

This book is a transcription of a three day, eighteen hour seminar Eigen gave in Seoul in 2009. It takes forward and complements the Seoul seminar in 2007 (Eigen in Seoul vol 1: Madness and Murder) Eigen believes that 'faith plays an important role in transformational processes in psychotherapy. Belief may be a necessary part of the human condition but it tends to prematurely organize processes that remain unknown. For me, faith supports experimental exploration, imaginative conjecture, experiential probes. The more we explore therapy, the more we appreciate how much our response capacity can grow. We are responsive beings, for good and ill. Too often, our responses hem us in. We short-circuit growth of responsiveness. Yet it is possible to become aware of the rich world our responsive nature opens, places it takes us, feelings with as yet no name, hints of contact that may never be exhausted.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780429913099
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
File size: 381 KB

About the Author

Michael Eigen is a psychologist and psychoanalyst. He is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology in the Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis at New York University (adjunct), and a Senior Member of the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis. He is the author of a number of books, including 'Toxic Nourishment', 'The Psychoanalytic Mystic', 'Feeling Matters' and 'Flames from the Unconscious'.

Table of Contents

Preface — About the Author — Day — Day 2 — Day 3

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