The Sacred Path of the Therapist
by Irene Siegel, Ph.D., LCSW
Would you like to read how therapists are using skills of mindful awareness and resonance to enhance their practice and take a client from the healing of trauma, to the awakening of spiritual consciousness? Follow a step by step process as science, psychology, and spirituality converge as we integrate modern healing and ancient wisdom, leading to extraordinary client transformation.
In The Sacred Path of the Therapist: Modern Healing, Ancient Wisdom, and Client Transformation, Irene R. Siegel draws from her unique experiences working with master shamans as well as practicing as a psychotherapist to discuss the evolving role of the therapist as both therapist and healer.
Integrating Western psychological understandings with ancient Eastern and wisdom traditions, Siegel addresses how spiritual resonance is achieved within the psychotherapeutic process. Readers will learn how mindfulness practices and attunement can help them move clients toward recovery and beyond, allowing full potential to emerge within a shared coherent field of awakening consciousness.
Using lessons from the evolving field of transpersonal psychology, as well as guided meditation exercises, the reader will learn to access the innate inner wisdom and healing potential of their clients, expanding the content and context of therapy.
Table of Contents
1. Mindfulness, Attunement, and Spiritual Resonance
2. Transpersonal Theory to Practice
3. Elements of Transpersonal Therapy Practice
4. The Human Energy Field
5. Resourcing, Cosmic Interweave, and Ego Integration in EMDR
6. Healing the Wounds of the Past
7. Changing Our Destiny
8. The Marriage of Psychotherapy and Spiritual Initiation