Tag Archives: personality theory

James O’Dea on peacebuilding

“Those who recognize our essential qualities are the true peacebuilders: they let us know that they see the significance of our lives. Meanness of spirit stems from a place of neglect and the absence of nurturance and love. When we … Continue reading

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The Inner World of Trauma: Archetypal Defences of the Personal Spirit – Donald Kalsched

http://beyondmeds.com/2014/08/14/inner-world-of-trauma/ Click on the link to visit this post about Donald Kalsched’s book: The Inner World of Trauma, on Monica Cassani’s useful and resource-rich blog, http://www.beyondmeds.com. We do a lot of work at this service with people bringing traumatic experiences to … Continue reading

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Carl Jung: The Self

Interesting little clip on Jung and ideas of the Self. Here’s the text from You Tube:- ‘The Self in Jungian psychology is one of the Jungian archetypes, signifying the unification of consciousness and unconsciousness in a person, and representing the … Continue reading

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Sufi Rashani: ‘There is a Brokenness’

There is a Brokenness ‘There is a brokenness out of which comes the unbroken, a shatteredness out of which blooms the unshatterable. There is a sorrow beyond all grief which leads to joy and a fragility out of whose depths … Continue reading

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Our Service Ethos, and Carl Rogers’ 19 Propositions: A revisiting

We chose in October last year not to renew our organizational membership of the BACP, although many of our 30 or so individual therapists remain members of this, UKCP or another such organization. We continue to support them in working … Continue reading

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