Category Archives: Jeff Foster

Jeff Foster on the fundamentals of healing, teaching (& therapy)

Update 29 December: for some reason, this link is not showing up for all readers (thank you, Thad!). In case that includes you, the Jeff Foster quotation is:- “A true healer does not heal you; she simply reflects back to … Continue reading

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Jeff Foster ‘Why am I not healed/awakened yet?’

  We found this very gentle and person-centered in its flavours… and what Jeff says also resonates deeply. So many of those who come to this service are asking similar questions to this woman, desperate for change and for relief … Continue reading

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Healing happens when you get out of the way: Jeff Foster

Here’s a Facebook post from Jeff, which beautifully captures much of how we see the intention in person-centred therapy. We believe this is a helpful and healing way for any of us to be with someone in crisis, although challenging … Continue reading

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C Shaw ‘Depression is not a Disease but an Indication that Human Consciousness needs to Change’

http://vocesdetierra.wordpress.com/2014/08/12/depression-is-not-a-disease-but-an-indication-that-human-consciousness-needs-to-change/ Interesting article dated 12 August from C Shaw. We’re not entirely on board with all of it (for example the reference to ‘depression’ as ‘chemical and emotional imbalance of the brain’ – see Joanna Moncrieff on this subject), but … Continue reading

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Jeff Foster: Message from a dying friend

Click on the link to visit this powerful post on Jeff’s Facebook page. He’s right. It doesn’t matter what we call it – we have a need for our own and each other’s authentic presence, to be witnessed and received, … Continue reading

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