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Presence in Psychotherapy free pdf Presence in psychotherapy, considered to be a fundamental underlying quality of an effective therapeutic relationship, is essentially the state of having one's whole self in the encounter with a client by being completely in the moment on a multiplicity of levels: physically, emotionally, cognitively, and spiritually. Not a replacement for technique, presence in psychotherapy is a foundational stance that supports deep listening and understanding of the client in the moment, and is also a framework for psychotherapy that fosters a deep client-therapist connection through various aspects, such as the awareness of bodily sensations, emotions, and perception. Being fully present allows for an attuned responsiveness that is based on a kinesthetic and emotional sensing of the other's experience as well as one's own intuition and skill, and the relationship between both. In this demonstration, Dr. Shari Geller works with a woman who, after the loss of her brother and father, sought out the opportunity to release long-held feelings of deep pain and depression.

About Shari M. Geller

Dr. Shari Geller is an author, clinical psychologist, and creator of the Therapeutic Rhythm and Mindfulness Program (TRM'). With more than 20 years' experience weaving psychology and mindfulness, Dr. Geller co-authored the book, Therapeutic Presence: A Mindful Approach to Effective Therapy . Dr. Geller offers training modules in therapeutic presence to various educational institutions as part of a longer-term vision of having therapeutic presence be foundational training across psychotherapy approaches as well as in any profession that involves human relationship. Dr. Geller has a long-term personal mindfulness meditation and drumming practice. Her training with teachers and neuroscientists, along with her personal practice, inspired her to integrate the benefits of mindfulness, group drumming and emotion-focused awareness into one comprehensive program (TRM'). Dr. Geller serves on the teaching faculty in Health Psychology at York University and for the Applied Mindfulness Meditation program at University of Toronto, Canada. She also serves as adjunct faculty in the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto, in association with Music and Health Research Collaboratory.

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Author : Shari M. Geller
Publisher : American Psychological Association
Data Published : 30 November 2014
ISBN : 143381773X
EAN : 9781433817731
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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