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Zen Therapy: Transcending the Sorrows of the Human Mind

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"A potent source of inspiration for anyone interested in the therapeutic potential of Buddhism. David Brazier writes with clarity and authority about the Zen way."—Mark Epstein, M.D. author of Thoughts Without a Thinker: Psychotherapy from a Buddhist Perspective.

"Comprehensive and readable . . . should appeal to anyone broadly interested in Buddhism."—Helen Sieroda psychosynthesis psychotherapist.

In this book, psychotherapist David Brazier offers readers in the West a fresh perspective on Buddhist psychology and demonstrates how Zen Buddhist techniques are integrated into psychotherapy. Writing from the viewpoint of a Western psychotherapist, Dr. Brazier successfully demystifies Buddhist psychology, explains the conceptual foundations of Buddhist thought, and with the help of vivid case studies, clearly demonstrates how a Buddhist approach can provide a practical path to personal growth.

Synopsis:

Writing from the viewpoint of a Western psychotherapist, Dr. David Brazier demystifies Buddhist psychology, explains the conceptual foundations of Buddhist thought, and with the help of vivid case studies, clearly demonstrates how a Buddhist approach can provide a practical path to personal growth.

About the Author

DAVID BRAZIER is a practicing psychotherapist and Zen Buddhist. He is also the director of an independent training program in the north of England. His previous books include A Guide to Psychodrama and Beyond Carl Rogers: Towards a Psychotherapy for the 21st Century.

Table of Contents

FOUNDATIONS.

First Steps.

Clean Space.

Buddha Nature.

Core Ethics.

Tranquility.

Mindfulness.

BUDDHIST PSYCHOLOGY.

Introduction to Part Two.

Root Relations.

Perception and Will.

Association.

All Change.

Body Zen.

Support.

Karma.

Feeding.

Dhyana and Path.

THERAPY AS A ZEN WAY.

Compassion.

Love.

Wisdom.

Secret Way.

Loss as Teacher.

Letting Go.

Coming Home.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471192831
Author:
Brazier, David
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Subject:
General
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Zen
Subject:
Zen buddhism
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Eastern - Zen
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
Psychotherapy -- Counseling.
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19971202
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.56x5.50x.78 in. .67 lbs.

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