Meaning Therapy

From the International Network on Personal Meaning : “Meaning is all we have; relationship is all we need.” “Meaning therapy is a pluralistic approach to counselling and therapy that focuses on the fundamental human needs for meaning and relationship. It is a comprehensive way to…
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Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology: An Integrative Handbook of the Mind

This book has been written by Dr. Daniel Siegal, a practicing child psychiatrist. The publishers say: “Many fields have explored the nature of mental life from psychology to psychiatry, literature to linguistics. Yet no common framework where each of these important…
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Psychiatry’s cause for anxiety

Focus on people, not technology or the DSM, to treat mental illness … Dr. Tom Burns talks to Matthew Reisz in this interview-article from 2013 as posted on the Times Higher Education website: “A leading psychiatrist has criticised ‘ultra-scientific’ approaches to…
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Social Connectedness & the Future of Compassionate Mental Health

From a blog post by Dr. Charlie Heriot-Maitland on the Compassionate Mental Health website: “Our brains are naturally very good at adapting and responding to our environments. That is, after all, how we’ve survived (in an evolutionary sense), but these built-in adaptive processes…
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Madness, Mystery and the Survival of God

This book explores the overlap between transliminal (“going beyond the threshold”) / spiritual experiences and psychosis. In doing so it looks a different ways of acquiring knowledge – e.g. the subjective and experiential, as contrasted with that gained through ‘objective’…
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