From the Pre-egoic to the Trans-egoic Self.
The work of Stanislav Grof, Michael Washburn, Ken Wilber and A.H. Almaas.
Comparison of the developmental stages of Erich Neumann and A.H.Almaas and the developmental stages of Michael Washburn and Ken Wilber.
Levels of Consciousness- symbols, archetypes and therapies.
Music as a multi-dimensional symbol of our state of being.
Philosophy of Psychotherapy and the nature of human consciousness.
Neuroscience, Child Development and Sandplay:
The role of interpersonal relationships (nurturing and attachment) in forging key connections in the brain – experience dependent plasticity.
The effects of childhood stress, trauma, abuse and isolation on brain development.
Memory, emotions, self regulation and interpersonal connection.
The interface of neuroscience, psychotherapy, and sandplay.
Empathy, safety, trust, attachment and facing our fears.