Beyond Therapy, Beyond Science: A New Model For Healing The Whole Person
Beyond Therapy, Beyond Science: A New Model for Healing the Whole Person
This book is presented in three sections: I. The rise and demise of a psychotherapist, a personal story of concluding that the scientific assumptions on which it is based prevent psychotherapy from facilitating true healing and is institutionalized co-dependence; II. a discussion of the living in process model developed by Schaef to facilitate true healing at all levels of being and; III. a philosophical exploration of mechanistic and post modernist science and their relationship to the healing professions.
"A powerful indictment--in depth--of the entire academic and therapeutic jungle." -- Frederick Franck, M.D., The Zen of Seeing
About the Author
Anne Wilson Schaef, Ph. D., is a world-renowned lecturer and organizational consultant and the author of many best-selling books.
A self-described "recovering psychotherapist," best-selling author Schaef analyzes popular addiction/recovery therapy, concluding that real healing must be a deep process which comes from within each individual. Mary Beth Hurt's reading of this essay is consistently clear, expressive and even-paced, with appropriate emphasis. The sound quality is good. However, the first-person narrative to an audience of...