METHODS EMPLOYED IN PSYCHOSYNTHESIS

Conscious of Assagioli’s posthumous collection of essays, Transpersonal Development: The Dimension Beyond Psychosynthesis, we named our recent book Transpersonal Development: Cultivating the Human Resources of Peace, Wisdom, Purpose and Oneness to provide a training manual for any professional drawn to transpersonal/psychospiritual work. Included in the book are short vignettes of clients’ transpersonal experiences, and we remain astounded that well-meaning non-psychosynthesis colleagues don’t believe that the clients really had such experiences. Having worked with clients in drastic situations for many years, including advanced cancer, deep addiction, and HIV-AIDS, we’ve frequently used psychosyntheis-based transpersonal techniques to help them go beyond their fear and suffering: as a result, transpersonal breakthroughs are common in our work. This does not make us special: rather, it simply points to the objective reality and ready access to the transpersonal in each person’s nature.

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She also runs introductory training courses in psychosynthesis.
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Institute of Psychosynthesis NZ The Institute of Psychosynthesis N.Z.

Based on 35 years of applying psychosynthesis in clinical settings, this talk will describe the psychosynthetic practices that reduced suffering in a person in early addictions recovery, in a person with advanced cancer, and in a young adult with a negative self-image.

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Ruth has an MA in Psychosynthesis psychotherapy, a diploma in Supervision and Gestalt couples therapy and has also trained as a Constellations facilitator. As well as working in private practice and in a London Hospice as a supervisor, Ruth is a trainer in Psychosynthesis institutions in London, Amsterdam and Stockholm. She also provides CPD courses integrating spirituality and psychology. Ruth’s passion is to bring spirituality into everyday life and support it taking its place as an essential element in psychotherapy practice.

N.Y.: Psychosynthesis Research Foundation, 1973.
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New York Psychosynthesis Institute - Richard Schaub …

Our culture stresses the development of logic and reason and tends tooverlook the more creative, introspective and intuitive dimensions ofconsciousness. In the United States, the general public is both unfamiliarwith and skeptical about techniques that attempt to delve into and explore theunconscious mind with its tangle of instincts, conflicts, motivations andpotentials. Specifically, there is a considerable amount of controversy todayabout the use of mental imagery and its application in the treatment of adultsurvivors of childhood sexual abuse. Articles abound in the news media aboutthe topic of sexual abuse and often take a negative, sensationalistic point ofview about mental health professionals who use these techniques in their workwith this client population (Beichman, 1993; Ofshe & Watters, 1994;Pendergrast, 1995). The existence or reality of repressed memories, problemsassociated with Recovered Memory Therapy, and what has come to be called theFalse Memory Syndrome, are central to the debate (Calof, 1993a, 1994b; Judy,1994; Freyd, 1993).

psychosynthesis exercises subpersonalities

It encompasses bioenergetics, Gestalt therapy, holotropic therapy (see "Holotropic Breathwork"), Integral Yoga, psychosynthesis, "spiritual mind healing," Taoism, and "Theosophical Therapy." One of its major premises is that one can help humans to contact and activate their "inner organizing center for holistic living."

The Psychosynthesis Treatment of Addictions

Richard Schaub, PhD, has been a mental health professional for 35 years, applying psychosynthesis in hospitals, clinics, drug rehab, adolescent day hospital, private practice and international training of health professionals. He is co-founder of the New York Psychosynthesis Institute.