Category Archives: Drake Spaeth

Madness and Beauty in the Heart of Darkness – Drake Spaeth

https://www.saybrook.edu/newexistentialists/posts/05-27-15 Click on the link for (sadly) the last of Drake Spaeth’s series of posts for Saybrook, this time with some thoughts arising on the recent death of John Nash, the brilliant mathematician whose life was the subject of Sylvia … Continue reading

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I Will Always Find You: The Homing of Human Connection – Drake Spaeth

https://www.saybrook.edu/newexistentialists/posts/02-26-15 Profound post from Drake on the wonderful Saybrook University site, about intuitive, embodied connection in relationship with ourselves/others, and within the web of life/our experiencing – and the support this offers us in finding our way:- ‘All of us … Continue reading

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Drake Spaeth – Magical Thinking as Self Empowerment: A Pagan Contribution to Psychotherapy and Counseling

http://www.saybrook.edu/newexistentialists/posts/10-30-14 Click on the link for this interesting article from Drake on magical thinking, paganism, respecting our own/our clients’ internal locus, and his practice and beliefs. We think it’s very important to be open to diversity of ideas and ways … Continue reading

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Drake Spaeth – Silence, Shunning, & Shying Away: Destroying Personhood & Connection Through Preserving the Peace

http://www.saybrook.edu/newexistentialists/posts/09-25-14 Click on the link for this interesting and useful article by Drake Spaeth, about how we can harm/diminish ourselves and others by keeping silent in relationship around difficult feeling¬†and conflict.¬†We especially liked:- ‘If I feel that parts of me … Continue reading

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