Integrating Western psychological understanding with ancient Eastern and wisdom traditions, Siegel addresses how spiritual resonance is achieved within the psychotherapeutic process in The Sacred Path of the Therapist. Readers will learn how mindfulness practices and attunement can help them move clients toward recovery and beyond, allowing full potential to emerge within a shared coherent field of awakening consciousness. Topics include translating transpersonal theory into practice, understanding the human energy field, and the integration of psychotherapy and spiritual initiation.
Drawing from her unique experiences working with master shamans as well as practicing as a psychotherapist, Irene Siegel discusses the evolving role of the therapist as both therapist and healer. Shamans are ancestral teachers, guides to nonordinary realms of consciousness and a divine cosmic whole within silent sacred spaces. Using lessons from native shamanic tradition and the evolving field of transpersonal psychology, both healer and client will learn to access the innate inner wisdom and healing potential within themselves through guided meditation exercises within moment-by-moment sacred space. The expanding content and context of therapy blends the two worlds: the clinical world and the world of the shaman.
|Publisher:||Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Irene Siegel, PhD, LCSW, received her doctorate from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (now Sofia University), and her master's degree from Columbia University School of Social Work. An Approved EMDR Consultant, speaker, and teacher, she also conducts an integrative psychotherapy practice. She studied authentic ancient healing traditions in North and South America, and teaches the integration of Western psychotherapy and science with ancient healing arts. She lives in Huntington, New York.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Mindfulness, Attunement, and Spiritual Resonance 13
Chapter 2 Transpersonal Theory to Practice 43
Chapter 3 Elements of a Transpersonal Therapy Practice 57
Chapter 4 The Human Energy Field 89
Chapter 5 Resourcing, Cosmic Interweave, and Ego Integration in EMDR 113
Chapter 6 Healing the Wounds of the Past 125
Chapter 7 Changing Our Destiny 143
Chapter 8 The Marriage of Psychotherapy and Spiritual Initiation 157